The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 82 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 57 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.33% 1.18% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.55% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 55 28 31
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1968 1801 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.36% 75.74% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1527 1820
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +24 48 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Peterborough +6 7 £47,500 +43.93%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 71 (57.72%) QA
2 60 (48.78%) Python
3 59 (47.97%) Automated Testing
4 48 (39.02%) Selenium
5 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (36.59%) Java
7 42 (34.15%) C#
8 36 (29.27%) ISTQB
9 33 (26.83%) Scrum
10 30 (24.39%) ISEB
10 30 (24.39%) Automation Testing
11 28 (22.76%) Ruby
12 27 (21.95%) TDD
12 27 (21.95%) Linux
12 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
12 27 (21.95%) WebDriver
13 26 (21.14%) Perl
14 25 (20.33%) Wireless
15 24 (19.51%) Software Testing
16 23 (18.70%) Manual Testing
17 22 (17.89%) JIRA
18 21 (17.07%) Degree
18 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
19 20 (16.26%) Internet
20 19 (15.45%) HTML
20 19 (15.45%) E-Commerce
21 18 (14.63%) CSS
22 17 (13.82%) OO
22 17 (13.82%) HTTP
23 16 (13.01%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (4.07%) MS Office
2 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.33%) Wireless
2 20 (16.26%) Internet
3 17 (13.82%) HTTP
4 14 (11.38%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (11.38%) Bluetooth
5 4 (3.25%) GPRS
5 4 (3.25%) GSM
5 4 (3.25%) UMTS
5 4 (3.25%) LTE
6 2 (1.63%) DNS
6 2 (1.63%) WAN
6 2 (1.63%) OSPF
6 2 (1.63%) BGP
6 2 (1.63%) X.509
6 2 (1.63%) Firewall
7 1 (0.81%) TETRA
7 1 (0.81%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (39.02%) Selenium
2 27 (21.95%) WebDriver
3 22 (17.89%) JIRA
4 14 (11.38%) WATIR
5 12 (9.76%) Sahi
5 12 (9.76%) Jasmine
5 12 (9.76%) Selenium IDE
6 7 (5.69%) FitNesse
7 6 (4.88%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.63%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.63%) TestNG
9 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.63%) JUnit
9 2 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.63%) JMeter
General
1 6 (4.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Electronics
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
3 4 (3.25%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.44%) Games
5 2 (1.63%) Military
5 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.63%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (51.22%) Test Engineer
2 36 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 27 (21.95%) Software Test Engineer
4 21 (17.07%) Tester
5 18 (14.63%) Analyst
5 18 (14.63%) Test Analyst
6 16 (13.01%) QA Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) Software Tester
8 8 (6.50%) Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) QA Tester
9 6 (4.88%) Software Development Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Development Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Web Test Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Senior QA Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Web Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Test Development Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) HTML
2 18 (14.63%) CSS
3 9 (7.32%) Web Services
3 9 (7.32%) .NET
4 4 (3.25%) REST
5 2 (1.63%) CSS3
5 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.63%) XML
5 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.63%) HTML5
6 1 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.44%) Firmware
2 3 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.63%) Chemistry
3 2 (1.63%) Biology
3 2 (1.63%) Life Science
3 2 (1.63%) Streaming Media
3 2 (1.63%) IPTV
3 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.63%) Open Source
3 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.63%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.95%) Linux
2 15 (12.20%) Windows
3 12 (9.76%) UNIX
4 4 (3.25%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.63%) Android
5 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.97%) Automated Testing
2 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.83%) Scrum
4 30 (24.39%) Automation Testing
5 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
5 27 (21.95%) TDD
6 24 (19.51%) Software Testing
7 23 (18.70%) Manual Testing
8 19 (15.45%) E-Commerce
9 17 (13.82%) OO
10 16 (13.01%) BDD
11 12 (9.76%) Regression Testing
12 11 (8.94%) Validation
12 11 (8.94%) Compatibility Testing
13 10 (8.13%) OOP
14 8 (6.50%) Performance Testing
14 8 (6.50%) Web Testing
15 4 (3.25%) Logistics
15 4 (3.25%) SOA
15 4 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.78%) Python
2 45 (36.59%) Java
3 42 (34.15%) C#
4 28 (22.76%) Ruby
5 26 (21.14%) Perl
6 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 15 (12.20%) C++
7 15 (12.20%) Tcl
8 12 (9.76%) SQL
8 12 (9.76%) F#
9 10 (8.13%) C
10 9 (7.32%) TTCN
11 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (29.27%) ISTQB
2 30 (24.39%) ISEB
3 21 (17.07%) Degree
4 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (57.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (3.25%) JDA
1 4 (3.25%) RedPrairie
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.63%) Perforce
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe