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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 84 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 51 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.44% 1.82% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.16% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 35
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
1785 1894 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.53% 83.88% 83.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1500 1416
Average salary £43,627 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 +2 33 £47,500 +30.13% 5
Peterborough +14 11 £40,000 -6.97%
Huntingdon - 1 £20,000 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (37.35%) QA
2 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 20 (24.10%) Java
4 18 (21.69%) Project Management
4 18 (21.69%) PRINCE2
5 17 (20.48%) ERP
5 17 (20.48%) .NET
6 16 (19.28%) Selenium
7 15 (18.07%) C
7 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
7 15 (18.07%) Skype
8 14 (16.87%) Performance Testing
9 13 (15.66%) Time Management
9 13 (15.66%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (15.66%) MS Project
9 13 (15.66%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (14.46%) C#
10 12 (14.46%) Degree
10 12 (14.46%) JIRA
11 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.05%) SQL
12 10 (12.05%) VB.NET
12 10 (12.05%) Finance
12 10 (12.05%) Web Testing
12 10 (12.05%) Manual Testing
12 10 (12.05%) Replication
12 10 (12.05%) Hudson

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) CMS
2 4 (4.82%) Kentico
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Project
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (8.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) Skype
2 4 (4.82%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Selenium
2 12 (14.46%) JIRA
3 10 (12.05%) Hudson
4 9 (10.84%) WebDriver
5 8 (9.64%) JMeter
5 8 (9.64%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.20%) JUnit
8 1 (1.20%) NUnit
General
1 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
2 10 (12.05%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Analyst
2 18 (21.69%) Tester
3 15 (18.07%) Consultant
3 15 (18.07%) Project Manager
4 13 (15.66%) Agile Project Manager
5 12 (14.46%) Test Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Test Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) Automation Tester
7 8 (9.64%) Software Manager
7 8 (9.64%) Software Project Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Junior
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Software Tester
9 5 (6.02%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) QA Tester
9 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) Web Services
3 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.82%) jQuery
3 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (3.61%) CSS
4 3 (3.61%) HTML
5 2 (2.41%) EDI
6 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.20%) RESTful
6 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Replication
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) User Experience
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.61%) iPad
6 2 (2.41%) FMCG
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) PRINCE2
2 18 (21.69%) Project Management
3 17 (20.48%) ERP
4 14 (16.87%) Performance Testing
5 13 (15.66%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (15.66%) Time Management
6 10 (12.05%) Manual Testing
6 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.05%) Web Testing
7 9 (10.84%) ITIL
7 9 (10.84%) Logistics
7 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
8 8 (9.64%) Automation Testing
8 8 (9.64%) User Stories
9 7 (8.43%) Scrum
10 6 (7.23%) OO
10 6 (7.23%) OOP
10 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) Java
2 15 (18.07%) C
3 12 (14.46%) C#
4 10 (12.05%) SQL
4 10 (12.05%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.43%) C++
6 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.61%) Python
8 2 (2.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (14.46%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) ISEB
3 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.61%) PMP
4 2 (2.41%) APMP
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (37.35%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) JD Edwards
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Twitter
5 2 (2.41%) Facebook
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