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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 79 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 49 62 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.30% 2.46% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.05% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 76
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1738 2032 2105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.67% 80.51% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1685 1796
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -3 41 £46,250 +15.62% 5
Peterborough +8 8 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 49 (46.23%) Selenium
2 46 (43.40%) Manual Testing
2 46 (43.40%) Automated Testing
3 42 (39.62%) QA
4 41 (38.68%) Java
5 37 (34.91%) Linux
6 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (29.25%) Degree
8 29 (27.36%) Python
8 29 (27.36%) C++
9 28 (26.42%) ISTQB
10 26 (24.53%) Test Automation
11 25 (23.58%) Perl
11 25 (23.58%) SQL
12 22 (20.75%) Scrum
13 21 (19.81%) UNIX
13 21 (19.81%) Windows
14 19 (17.92%) C#
15 18 (16.98%) Web Services
15 18 (16.98%) Finance
16 17 (16.04%) TDD
17 16 (15.09%) OO
17 16 (15.09%) Mentoring
18 15 (14.15%) C
18 15 (14.15%) Software Testing
18 15 (14.15%) JIRA
19 14 (13.21%) Validation
19 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
19 14 (13.21%) ISEB
20 13 (12.26%) HTML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (1.89%) IIS
1 2 (1.89%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Office
2 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) Internet
2 5 (4.72%) ATM
3 3 (2.83%) HTTP
3 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (0.94%) Skype
5 1 (0.94%) DHCP
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 49 (46.23%) Selenium
2 15 (14.15%) JIRA
3 13 (12.26%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (7.55%) WebDriver
6 7 (6.60%) JUnit
7 6 (5.66%) TestNG
8 5 (4.72%) QADirector
8 5 (4.72%) WinRunner
8 5 (4.72%) LoadRunner
8 5 (4.72%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.83%) QARun
10 2 (1.89%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.89%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.89%) JMeter
10 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.94%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.94%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.94%) Hudson
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Legal
3 5 (4.72%) Military
4 4 (3.77%) Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Games
6 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (40.57%) Tester
2 21 (19.81%) Test Engineer
3 20 (18.87%) Analyst
3 20 (18.87%) Test Analyst
4 18 (16.98%) Automation Tester
5 11 (10.38%) Software Tester
6 8 (7.55%) Lead Tester
6 8 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (3.77%) Automated Tester
9 4 (3.77%) Development Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Senior Development Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) Web Services
2 13 (12.26%) HTML
3 10 (9.43%) XML
4 7 (6.60%) .NET
4 7 (6.60%) CSS
5 4 (3.77%) RESTful
5 4 (3.77%) REST
6 3 (2.83%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (2.83%) WCF
6 3 (2.83%) WPF
6 3 (2.83%) SOAP
6 3 (2.83%) WinForms
7 1 (0.94%) JSF
7 1 (0.94%) JSON
7 1 (0.94%) Dojo
7 1 (0.94%) J2EE
7 1 (0.94%) GWT
7 1 (0.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Visualisation
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) GIS
3 5 (4.72%) Open Source
4 4 (3.77%) Chemistry
4 4 (3.77%) Biology
4 4 (3.77%) Life Science
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.91%) Linux
2 21 (19.81%) UNIX
2 21 (19.81%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.94%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.40%) Automated Testing
1 46 (43.40%) Manual Testing
2 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.53%) Test Automation
4 22 (20.75%) Scrum
5 17 (16.04%) TDD
6 16 (15.09%) OO
6 16 (15.09%) Mentoring
7 15 (14.15%) Software Testing
8 14 (13.21%) Validation
9 12 (11.32%) OOP
10 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.43%) Kanban
11 9 (8.49%) Regression Testing
12 8 (7.55%) User Stories
12 8 (7.55%) Test Planning
13 7 (6.60%) Test Strategy
13 7 (6.60%) BDD
13 7 (6.60%) Performance Testing
14 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.68%) Java
2 29 (27.36%) C++
2 29 (27.36%) Python
3 25 (23.58%) Perl
3 25 (23.58%) SQL
4 19 (17.92%) C#
5 15 (14.15%) C
6 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.43%) Ruby
8 5 (4.72%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.83%) VB
10 2 (1.89%) PHP
11 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.94%) F#
11 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (29.25%) Degree
2 28 (26.42%) ISTQB
3 14 (13.21%) ISEB
4 12 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (39.62%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) HP
2 5 (4.72%) IBM
3 2 (1.89%) Lumension
3 2 (1.89%) WorldPay
3 2 (1.89%) Sophos
3 2 (1.89%) ESRI
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (0.94%) Google
4 1 (0.94%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
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