The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 92 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 39 53 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.83% 2.39% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.91% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 60
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,450 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Test Scripting
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1760 1821 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.55% 82.29% 73.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1530 1556
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -9 32 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Peterborough -3 5 £43,000 +4.87% 1
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 46 (44.23%) Selenium
2 38 (36.54%) Manual Testing
3 36 (34.62%) Automated Testing
3 36 (34.62%) Java
4 35 (33.65%) QA
5 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (32.69%) Linux
6 30 (28.85%) Python
7 28 (26.92%) Degree
8 27 (25.96%) SQL
9 26 (25.00%) ISTQB
10 25 (24.04%) Test Automation
11 22 (21.15%) Windows
12 21 (20.19%) Perl
12 21 (20.19%) C#
13 20 (19.23%) TDD
14 19 (18.27%) Finance
14 19 (18.27%) UNIX
14 19 (18.27%) Web Services
15 18 (17.31%) HTML
16 17 (16.35%) C++
16 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
16 17 (16.35%) Scrum
17 16 (15.38%) JIRA
18 15 (14.42%) Software Testing
18 15 (14.42%) C
19 14 (13.46%) ISEB
19 14 (13.46%) Validation
19 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (12.50%) Ruby

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.92%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Office
2 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) Internet
2 5 (4.81%) ATM
3 4 (3.85%) HTTP
4 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.88%) Wireless
5 2 (1.92%) DNS
5 2 (1.92%) DHCP
5 2 (1.92%) SSL
6 1 (0.96%) Network Security
6 1 (0.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (44.23%) Selenium
2 16 (15.38%) JIRA
3 12 (11.54%) WebDriver
4 11 (10.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (9.62%) JUnit
5 10 (9.62%) TestNG
6 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.81%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (4.81%) WinRunner
7 5 (4.81%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.85%) TestComplete
8 4 (3.85%) Sahi
8 4 (3.85%) WATIR
8 4 (3.85%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.85%) eggPlant
8 4 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.88%) QARun
9 3 (2.88%) QADirector
10 2 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.81%) Legal
3 5 (4.81%) Military
4 3 (2.88%) Games
4 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Tester
2 28 (26.92%) Test Engineer
3 22 (21.15%) Analyst
3 22 (21.15%) Test Analyst
4 14 (13.46%) Automation Tester
5 13 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 12 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Lead Tester
9 7 (6.73%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Systems Test Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.85%) Development Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Development Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Automated Tester
11 3 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.27%) Web Services
2 18 (17.31%) HTML
3 12 (11.54%) XML
3 12 (11.54%) CSS
4 8 (7.69%) .NET
5 6 (5.77%) REST
6 3 (2.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (2.88%) WCF
6 3 (2.88%) WPF
6 3 (2.88%) WinForms
7 2 (1.92%) SOAP
7 2 (1.92%) RESTful
8 1 (0.96%) GTK+
8 1 (0.96%) CGI
8 1 (0.96%) J2EE
8 1 (0.96%) Swing
8 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.96%) JSON
8 1 (0.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.77%) GIS
2 6 (5.77%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.81%) Open Source
4 4 (3.85%) Life Science
4 4 (3.85%) Chemistry
4 4 (3.85%) Biology
5 3 (2.88%) User Experience
6 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Linux
2 22 (21.15%) Windows
3 19 (18.27%) UNIX
4 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.96%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) Manual Testing
2 36 (34.62%) Automated Testing
3 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (24.04%) Test Automation
5 20 (19.23%) TDD
6 17 (16.35%) Scrum
7 15 (14.42%) Software Testing
8 14 (13.46%) Validation
9 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.58%) BDD
9 11 (10.58%) Regression Testing
10 10 (9.62%) OO
10 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.65%) Test Planning
11 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.69%) OOP
13 7 (6.73%) User Stories
14 6 (5.77%) Use Case
14 6 (5.77%) Test Strategy
15 5 (4.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.62%) Java
2 30 (28.85%) Python
3 27 (25.96%) SQL
4 21 (20.19%) Perl
4 21 (20.19%) C#
5 17 (16.35%) C++
5 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
6 15 (14.42%) C
7 13 (12.50%) Ruby
8 5 (4.81%) F#
9 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.88%) VB
11 2 (1.92%) PHP
11 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) Degree
2 26 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (13.46%) ISEB
4 12 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) VCP4
6 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.65%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.96%) GAMP
2 1 (0.96%) GCP
2 1 (0.96%) GMP
2 1 (0.96%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) HP
2 5 (4.81%) IBM
3 2 (1.92%) ESRI
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle
3 2 (1.92%) Sophos
3 2 (1.92%) Lumension
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
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