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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 64 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 70 60 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.38% 2.46% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 3.11% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60 56 71
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
1669 1930 1991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.51% 79.07% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1562 1732
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +26 54 £47,500 +25.82% 4
Peterborough +8 13 £38,000 -20.00%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (43.24%) Selenium
2 46 (41.44%) Manual Testing
3 42 (37.84%) Automated Testing
4 41 (36.94%) Java
5 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (35.14%) QA
6 34 (30.63%) C++
7 31 (27.93%) Linux
8 27 (24.32%) Test Automation
9 25 (22.52%) Python
9 25 (22.52%) Degree
9 25 (22.52%) ISTQB
10 22 (19.82%) Finance
10 22 (19.82%) C
11 21 (18.92%) Perl
11 21 (18.92%) SQL
11 21 (18.92%) Scrum
12 19 (17.12%) C#
13 18 (16.22%) Mentoring
14 17 (15.32%) OO
14 17 (15.32%) UNIX
14 17 (15.32%) Windows
15 16 (14.41%) Web Services
16 15 (13.51%) Software Testing
17 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
18 13 (11.71%) TDD
18 13 (11.71%) OOP
19 12 (10.81%) ISEB
19 12 (10.81%) JIRA
19 12 (10.81%) Visualisation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.80%) WebSphere Portal
1 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.80%) ArcGIS
1 2 (1.80%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Skype
2 5 (4.50%) ATM
2 5 (4.50%) Internet
3 3 (2.70%) Network Security
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.90%) Wireless
5 1 (0.90%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.90%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.80%) Big Data
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (43.24%) Selenium
2 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
3 12 (10.81%) JIRA
4 6 (5.41%) QADirector
5 4 (3.60%) WinRunner
5 4 (3.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.70%) JMeter
6 3 (2.70%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.80%) QARun
7 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.80%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.80%) JUnit
8 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.90%) NUnit
8 1 (0.90%) TestNG
8 1 (0.90%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Games
5 2 (1.80%) Military
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Tester
2 20 (18.02%) Automation Tester
3 16 (14.41%) Analyst
3 16 (14.41%) Test Analyst
4 15 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Software Tester
6 10 (9.01%) Project Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Lead Tester
8 8 (7.21%) Test Manager
9 7 (6.31%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (5.41%) Development Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Testing Manager
12 4 (3.60%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) Test Development Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) Software Test Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
13 3 (2.70%) Senior Test Engineer
13 3 (2.70%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) Web Services
2 9 (8.11%) XML
2 9 (8.11%) HTML
3 8 (7.21%) .NET
4 4 (3.60%) RESTful
5 3 (2.70%) CSS
5 3 (2.70%) SOAP
6 2 (1.80%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (1.80%) GWT
6 2 (1.80%) WCF
6 2 (1.80%) WPF
6 2 (1.80%) Dojo
6 2 (1.80%) JSF
6 2 (1.80%) WinForms
6 2 (1.80%) J2EE
7 1 (0.90%) JSON
7 1 (0.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Visualisation
2 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.41%) GIS
4 3 (2.70%) Open Source
4 3 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.80%) Biology
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) Life Science
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Linux
2 17 (15.32%) UNIX
2 17 (15.32%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Manual Testing
2 42 (37.84%) Automated Testing
3 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (24.32%) Test Automation
5 21 (18.92%) Scrum
6 18 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 17 (15.32%) OO
8 15 (13.51%) Software Testing
9 13 (11.71%) TDD
9 13 (11.71%) OOP
10 11 (9.91%) Kanban
10 11 (9.91%) Validation
10 11 (9.91%) Project Management
11 10 (9.01%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.11%) Regression Testing
13 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
13 8 (7.21%) Risk Management
13 8 (7.21%) User Stories
14 7 (6.31%) Test Strategy
14 7 (6.31%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) Java
2 34 (30.63%) C++
3 25 (22.52%) Python
4 22 (19.82%) C
5 21 (18.92%) Perl
5 21 (18.92%) SQL
6 19 (17.12%) C#
7 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.41%) Ruby
9 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.80%) VB
10 2 (1.80%) PHP
10 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) Tcl
11 1 (0.90%) TTCN
11 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (22.52%) Degree
1 25 (22.52%) ISTQB
2 12 (10.81%) ISEB
3 9 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.41%) APMP
5 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (35.14%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (2.70%) HP
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.80%) Lumension
2 2 (1.80%) WorldPay
2 2 (1.80%) Fujitsu
2 2 (1.80%) Google
2 2 (1.80%) Sophos
2 2 (1.80%) IBM
2 2 (1.80%) ESRI
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle
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