The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 35 51 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.40% 3.04% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.75% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 59
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Test Scripting
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1165 1361 1436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.01% 81.16% 74.25%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1175 1204
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 40 (51.95%) Selenium
2 37 (48.05%) Manual Testing
3 34 (44.16%) Java
4 32 (41.56%) QA
4 32 (41.56%) Automated Testing
5 30 (38.96%) Linux
5 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (32.47%) Test Automation
7 24 (31.17%) SQL
8 23 (29.87%) Python
8 23 (29.87%) Degree
9 22 (28.57%) C++
10 21 (27.27%) Perl
11 20 (25.97%) UNIX
11 20 (25.97%) Scrum
12 16 (20.78%) Windows
12 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
12 16 (20.78%) HTML
12 16 (20.78%) C#
12 16 (20.78%) TDD
13 15 (19.48%) Software Testing
14 14 (18.18%) ISTQB
15 13 (16.88%) Web Services
15 13 (16.88%) OO
16 12 (15.58%) ISEB
17 11 (14.29%) Internet
17 11 (14.29%) XML
17 11 (14.29%) JIRA
18 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
18 10 (12.99%) CSS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (51.95%) Selenium
2 11 (14.29%) JIRA
3 9 (11.69%) JUnit
3 9 (11.69%) TestNG
3 9 (11.69%) Cucumber
4 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (5.19%) QADirector
6 3 (3.90%) WinRunner
6 3 (3.90%) QARun
7 2 (2.60%) JMeter
7 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.60%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.60%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.60%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.30%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.30%) Hudson
8 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Tester
2 19 (24.68%) Test Engineer
3 16 (20.78%) Analyst
3 16 (20.78%) Test Analyst
3 16 (20.78%) Automation Tester
4 9 (11.69%) Lead Tester
5 7 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 6 (7.79%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Automated Tester
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Test Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Test Development Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Principal Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) HTML
2 13 (16.88%) Web Services
3 11 (14.29%) XML
4 10 (12.99%) CSS
5 6 (7.79%) .NET
6 4 (5.19%) REST
7 3 (3.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (3.90%) WCF
7 3 (3.90%) WPF
7 3 (3.90%) WinForms
8 2 (2.60%) SOAP
8 2 (2.60%) RESTful
9 1 (1.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.49%) Open Source
3 5 (6.49%) GIS
4 4 (5.19%) Chemistry
4 4 (5.19%) Biology
4 4 (5.19%) Life Science
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) UNIX
3 16 (20.78%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Manual Testing
2 32 (41.56%) Automated Testing
3 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.47%) Test Automation
5 20 (25.97%) Scrum
6 16 (20.78%) TDD
7 15 (19.48%) Software Testing
8 13 (16.88%) OO
9 10 (12.99%) OOP
9 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.69%) BDD
10 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.09%) User Stories
12 7 (9.09%) Kanban
13 6 (7.79%) Test Strategy
13 6 (7.79%) Validation
13 6 (7.79%) Regression Testing
14 5 (6.49%) Use Case
15 4 (5.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.16%) Java
2 24 (31.17%) SQL
3 23 (29.87%) Python
4 22 (28.57%) C++
5 21 (27.27%) Perl
6 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
6 16 (20.78%) C#
7 10 (12.99%) C
8 7 (9.09%) Ruby
9 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.90%) VB
11 2 (2.60%) PHP
12 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Degree
2 14 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 12 (15.58%) ISEB
4 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (41.56%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) WAI
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