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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 87 92 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 43 35 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.90% 1.67% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.05% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 70
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
1857 1704 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.84% 81.45% 73.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1401 1682
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +5 31 £36,500 -2.66% 4
Peterborough +2 5 £43,000 +4.87%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 54 (46.15%) Selenium
2 44 (37.61%) Manual Testing
3 39 (33.33%) QA
3 39 (33.33%) Java
3 39 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 37 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (31.62%) Linux
5 35 (29.91%) Python
6 32 (27.35%) ISTQB
7 29 (24.79%) SQL
8 28 (23.93%) Test Automation
9 26 (22.22%) Finance
10 25 (21.37%) Degree
10 25 (21.37%) JIRA
11 24 (20.51%) HTML
11 24 (20.51%) Windows
12 22 (18.80%) Web Services
12 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
13 21 (17.95%) C#
13 21 (17.95%) Scrum
14 20 (17.09%) Regression Testing
14 20 (17.09%) TDD
14 20 (17.09%) ISEB
15 19 (16.24%) Software Testing
16 18 (15.38%) Perl
16 18 (15.38%) UNIX
17 17 (14.53%) CSS
17 17 (14.53%) Internet
18 16 (13.68%) WebDriver
18 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (1.71%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Office
2 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.53%) Internet
2 8 (6.84%) Wireless
3 7 (5.98%) HTTP
4 5 (4.27%) ATM
5 4 (3.42%) DNS
5 4 (3.42%) SNMP
6 2 (1.71%) OSPF
6 2 (1.71%) BGP
6 2 (1.71%) DHCP
6 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.71%) WAN
6 2 (1.71%) SSL
6 2 (1.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (46.15%) Selenium
2 25 (21.37%) JIRA
3 16 (13.68%) WebDriver
4 14 (11.97%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (11.97%) JUnit
5 11 (9.40%) TestNG
6 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.13%) eggPlant
7 6 (5.13%) TestComplete
8 5 (4.27%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (4.27%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (4.27%) LoadRunner
8 5 (4.27%) WinRunner
9 4 (3.42%) Maven
9 4 (3.42%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.42%) WATIR
9 4 (3.42%) Sahi
10 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.56%) Hudson
10 3 (2.56%) QARun
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Legal
3 5 (4.27%) Military
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Games
4 3 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (28.21%) Tester
1 33 (28.21%) Test Engineer
2 25 (21.37%) Analyst
2 25 (21.37%) Test Analyst
3 17 (14.53%) Software Engineer
4 16 (13.68%) Software Tester
5 11 (9.40%) Automation Tester
5 11 (9.40%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Lead Tester
7 7 (5.98%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Systems Test Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Automated Test Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Development Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Development Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Automated Tester
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.51%) HTML
2 22 (18.80%) Web Services
3 17 (14.53%) CSS
4 13 (11.11%) XML
5 8 (6.84%) .NET
6 6 (5.13%) REST
7 4 (3.42%) J2EE
7 4 (3.42%) Swing
7 4 (3.42%) CGI
7 4 (3.42%) Java EE
7 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.42%) GTK+
8 3 (2.56%) WCF
8 3 (2.56%) WPF
8 3 (2.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (2.56%) WinForms
9 2 (1.71%) SOAP
9 2 (1.71%) RESTful
10 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.13%) GIS
4 5 (4.27%) Open Source
5 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.42%) Life Science
5 4 (3.42%) Chemistry
5 4 (3.42%) Biology
6 3 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.56%) iPhone
6 3 (2.56%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (2.56%) User Experience
7 2 (1.71%) Streaming Media
7 2 (1.71%) IPTV
7 2 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) Linux
2 24 (20.51%) Windows
3 18 (15.38%) UNIX
4 4 (3.42%) Debian
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) Manual Testing
2 39 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 37 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (23.93%) Test Automation
5 21 (17.95%) Scrum
6 20 (17.09%) Regression Testing
6 20 (17.09%) TDD
7 19 (16.24%) Software Testing
8 15 (12.82%) Validation
9 13 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.26%) BDD
11 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
12 10 (8.55%) Performance Testing
12 10 (8.55%) User Stories
13 9 (7.69%) Test Strategy
13 9 (7.69%) Test Planning
14 8 (6.84%) Software Engineering
14 8 (6.84%) Network Management
15 7 (5.98%) OOP
16 6 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.33%) Java
2 35 (29.91%) Python
3 29 (24.79%) SQL
4 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.95%) C#
6 18 (15.38%) Perl
7 13 (11.11%) C
7 13 (11.11%) Ruby
8 8 (6.84%) C++
9 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.27%) F#
10 5 (4.27%) PHP
11 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.56%) Scala
12 3 (2.56%) VB
13 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (27.35%) ISTQB
2 25 (21.37%) Degree
3 20 (17.09%) ISEB
4 12 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) CCNA
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (2.56%) GAMP
2 3 (2.56%) GCP
2 3 (2.56%) GMP
2 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.69%) HP
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) IBM
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle
4 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.71%) Sophos
4 2 (1.71%) Perforce
4 2 (1.71%) ESRI
4 2 (1.71%) Lumension
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