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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 80 120 119
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 60 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.50% 0.81% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.02% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 58 18 36
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,693 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1944 1764 2290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.07% 79.00% 76.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1523 1970
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +43 58 £39,500 -1.25% 5
Peterborough +5 1 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 69 (56.56%) QA
2 65 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (45.90%) Python
3 56 (45.90%) Selenium
4 52 (42.62%) Automated Testing
5 50 (40.98%) Manual Testing
6 46 (37.70%) Java
7 38 (31.15%) C#
8 35 (28.69%) Linux
9 34 (27.87%) ISTQB
10 29 (23.77%) ISEB
10 29 (23.77%) WebDriver
11 28 (22.95%) Scrum
11 28 (22.95%) Ruby
11 28 (22.95%) JIRA
12 25 (20.49%) TDD
12 25 (20.49%) Software Testing
13 24 (19.67%) Test Automation
14 23 (18.85%) Automation Testing
15 22 (18.03%) Regression Testing
16 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
16 21 (17.21%) Perl
16 21 (17.21%) Internet
17 20 (16.39%) HTML
18 19 (15.57%) SQL
18 19 (15.57%) CSS
19 17 (13.93%) Windows
19 17 (13.93%) E-Commerce
20 16 (13.11%) Web Services
20 16 (13.11%) HTTP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (6.56%) MS Office
2 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.21%) Internet
2 16 (13.11%) HTTP
2 16 (13.11%) Wireless
3 6 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (4.92%) Bluetooth
4 4 (3.28%) WAN
4 4 (3.28%) SNMP
4 4 (3.28%) DNS
4 4 (3.28%) OSPF
4 4 (3.28%) BGP
4 4 (3.28%) Firewall
5 2 (1.64%) X.509
6 1 (0.82%) TETRA
6 1 (0.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (45.90%) Selenium
2 29 (23.77%) WebDriver
3 28 (22.95%) JIRA
4 14 (11.48%) WATIR
5 13 (10.66%) Selenium IDE
6 12 (9.84%) Sahi
6 12 (9.84%) Jasmine
7 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
8 7 (5.74%) Bugzilla
9 6 (4.92%) JUnit
10 5 (4.10%) FitNesse
11 4 (3.28%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (3.28%) Maven
12 3 (2.46%) eggPlant
12 3 (2.46%) JMeter
12 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.46%) NUnit
12 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (2.46%) TestComplete
12 3 (2.46%) TestNG
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Games
5 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.64%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.64%) Military
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (39.34%) Test Engineer
2 31 (25.41%) Software Engineer
3 26 (21.31%) Tester
4 19 (15.57%) Software Test Engineer
5 17 (13.93%) Analyst
5 17 (13.93%) Test Analyst
6 15 (12.30%) Software Tester
7 14 (11.48%) QA Engineer
8 11 (9.02%) Senior Test Engineer
9 10 (8.20%) QA Tester
10 9 (7.38%) Developer
11 7 (5.74%) Senior QA Engineer
12 6 (4.92%) Development Engineer
12 6 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.92%) Automated Test Analyst
13 5 (4.10%) Web Test Analyst
13 5 (4.10%) Web Analyst
14 4 (3.28%) Systems Integration Engineer
14 4 (3.28%) Integration Engineer
14 4 (3.28%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) HTML
2 19 (15.57%) CSS
3 16 (13.11%) Web Services
4 8 (6.56%) .NET
5 4 (3.28%) J2EE
5 4 (3.28%) Swing
5 4 (3.28%) CGI
5 4 (3.28%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.28%) Java EE
5 4 (3.28%) GTK+
5 4 (3.28%) REST
6 3 (2.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) User Experience
2 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.28%) Streaming Media
3 4 (3.28%) IPTV
3 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.46%) Pharmacovigilance
4 3 (2.46%) iPhone
5 2 (1.64%) Open Source
5 2 (1.64%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.64%) Biology
5 2 (1.64%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.64%) Life Science
6 1 (0.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.69%) Linux
2 17 (13.93%) Windows
3 13 (10.66%) UNIX
4 4 (3.28%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.28%) Debian
4 4 (3.28%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.62%) Automated Testing
3 50 (40.98%) Manual Testing
4 28 (22.95%) Scrum
5 25 (20.49%) TDD
5 25 (20.49%) Software Testing
6 24 (19.67%) Test Automation
7 23 (18.85%) Automation Testing
8 22 (18.03%) Regression Testing
9 17 (13.93%) E-Commerce
10 15 (12.30%) Performance Testing
10 15 (12.30%) BDD
11 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
12 11 (9.02%) OOP
13 10 (8.20%) Web Testing
13 10 (8.20%) Compatibility Testing
14 9 (7.38%) OO
15 8 (6.56%) Network Management
15 8 (6.56%) User Stories
16 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.90%) Python
2 46 (37.70%) Java
3 38 (31.15%) C#
4 28 (22.95%) Ruby
5 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.21%) Perl
6 19 (15.57%) SQL
7 12 (9.84%) F#
8 9 (7.38%) C
9 8 (6.56%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.74%) C++
11 6 (4.92%) Tcl
12 3 (2.46%) Scala
12 3 (2.46%) PHP
13 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.82%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 34 (27.87%) ISTQB
2 29 (23.77%) ISEB
3 9 (7.38%) Degree
4 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (56.56%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (2.46%) GAMP
2 3 (2.46%) GCP
2 3 (2.46%) GMP
2 3 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.28%) JDA
2 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.28%) Perforce
2 4 (3.28%) RedPrairie
3 3 (2.46%) HP
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