The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 56 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 54 77 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.95% 3.87% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 5.14% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 36
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1439 1498 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.68% 75.20% 71.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 1274 1263
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Test Scripting
Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridge region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 42 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 38 (48.72%) Python
3 29 (37.18%) QA
4 27 (34.62%) Wireless
5 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.21%) Test Automation
7 21 (26.92%) Java
7 21 (26.92%) Degree
8 20 (25.64%) Perl
9 18 (23.08%) ISTQB
9 18 (23.08%) Software Testing
9 18 (23.08%) Scrum
9 18 (23.08%) C#
10 17 (21.79%) ISEB
11 16 (20.51%) C
11 16 (20.51%) Selenium
12 15 (19.23%) Tcl
13 14 (17.95%) C++
13 14 (17.95%) SQL
13 14 (17.95%) .NET
13 14 (17.95%) OO
13 14 (17.95%) Manual Testing
13 14 (17.95%) TTCN
14 13 (16.67%) Validation
15 12 (15.38%) Bluetooth
15 12 (15.38%) HTML
15 12 (15.38%) Linux
15 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (15.38%) Automation Testing
16 11 (14.10%) JIRA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) Wireless
2 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (15.38%) Bluetooth
3 8 (10.26%) Internet
4 6 (7.69%) HTTP
5 5 (6.41%) GPRS
5 5 (6.41%) GSM
5 5 (6.41%) UMTS
5 5 (6.41%) LTE
6 1 (1.28%) STUN
6 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.28%) SSL
6 1 (1.28%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Selenium
2 11 (14.10%) JIRA
3 6 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.13%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.85%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) NUnit
7 1 (1.28%) QADirector
7 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Military
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Test Engineer
2 22 (28.21%) Software Engineer
3 19 (24.36%) Tester
3 19 (24.36%) Software Test Engineer
4 16 (20.51%) Software Tester
5 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Development Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) QA Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) .NET
2 12 (15.38%) HTML
3 9 (11.54%) CSS
4 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.56%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.56%) jQuery
4 2 (2.56%) HTML5
4 2 (2.56%) CSS3
5 1 (1.28%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) RESTful
5 1 (1.28%) J2SE
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Firmware
2 3 (3.85%) Smartphone
2 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Online Games
3 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) Test Automation
4 18 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 18 (23.08%) Scrum
5 14 (17.95%) OO
5 14 (17.95%) Manual Testing
6 13 (16.67%) Validation
7 12 (15.38%) Automation Testing
8 10 (12.82%) TDD
8 10 (12.82%) Regression Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Test Management
10 7 (8.97%) OOP
11 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
12 5 (6.41%) Compatibility Testing
12 5 (6.41%) BDD
13 4 (5.13%) Web Testing
14 3 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
14 3 (3.85%) Android Development
14 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) Python
2 21 (26.92%) Java
3 20 (25.64%) Perl
4 18 (23.08%) C#
5 16 (20.51%) C
6 15 (19.23%) Tcl
7 14 (17.95%) SQL
7 14 (17.95%) C++
7 14 (17.95%) TTCN
8 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.97%) Ruby
10 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.28%) Scala
11 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Degree
2 18 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 17 (21.79%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe
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