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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 89 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 44 57 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.12% 2.40% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.94% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 63
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,290
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
1704 1937 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.92% 81.49% 73.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1626 1669
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 35 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Peterborough +4 8 £43,000 +2.38%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (48.04%) Selenium
2 41 (40.20%) Manual Testing
3 40 (39.22%) Automated Testing
4 38 (37.25%) QA
5 37 (36.27%) Java
6 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (30.39%) Linux
8 29 (28.43%) Degree
9 27 (26.47%) Python
10 26 (25.49%) ISTQB
11 25 (24.51%) SQL
11 25 (24.51%) Test Automation
12 22 (21.57%) C++
13 21 (20.59%) TDD
13 21 (20.59%) Perl
13 21 (20.59%) UNIX
14 20 (19.61%) C#
14 20 (19.61%) Scrum
15 18 (17.65%) JIRA
15 18 (17.65%) Windows
16 17 (16.67%) HTML
16 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 17 (16.67%) Finance
17 15 (14.71%) Software Testing
18 14 (13.73%) Web Services
18 14 (13.73%) ISEB
18 14 (13.73%) Mentoring
19 13 (12.75%) OO
19 13 (12.75%) Validation
20 12 (11.76%) XML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) Internet
2 5 (4.90%) ATM
3 3 (2.94%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) SSL
4 1 (0.98%) DHCP
4 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (48.04%) Selenium
2 18 (17.65%) JIRA
3 11 (10.78%) WebDriver
4 10 (9.80%) TestNG
4 10 (9.80%) JUnit
4 10 (9.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (8.82%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.90%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (4.90%) WinRunner
6 5 (4.90%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.92%) QADirector
8 3 (2.94%) WATIR
8 3 (2.94%) QARun
8 3 (2.94%) Sahi
8 3 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (2.94%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.96%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.96%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.96%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 17 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.90%) Legal
3 5 (4.90%) Military
4 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Tester
2 23 (22.55%) Test Analyst
2 23 (22.55%) Analyst
3 22 (21.57%) Test Engineer
4 16 (15.69%) Automation Tester
5 12 (11.76%) Software Tester
6 9 (8.82%) Lead Tester
7 7 (6.86%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Automated Tester
9 4 (3.92%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (2.94%) Systems Test Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Test Leader
11 2 (1.96%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) HTML
2 14 (13.73%) Web Services
3 12 (11.76%) XML
4 11 (10.78%) CSS
5 6 (5.88%) .NET
6 4 (3.92%) REST
7 3 (2.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (2.94%) WCF
7 3 (2.94%) WPF
7 3 (2.94%) WinForms
8 2 (1.96%) SOAP
8 2 (1.96%) RESTful
9 1 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.88%) Open Source
4 5 (4.90%) GIS
5 4 (3.92%) Chemistry
5 4 (3.92%) Biology
5 4 (3.92%) Life Science
6 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.94%) User Experience
7 2 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Linux
2 21 (20.59%) UNIX
3 18 (17.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.98%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Manual Testing
2 40 (39.22%) Automated Testing
3 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (24.51%) Test Automation
5 21 (20.59%) TDD
6 20 (19.61%) Scrum
7 15 (14.71%) Software Testing
8 14 (13.73%) Mentoring
9 13 (12.75%) Validation
9 13 (12.75%) OO
10 11 (10.78%) Regression Testing
10 11 (10.78%) BDD
11 10 (9.80%) OOP
11 10 (9.80%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.82%) User Stories
13 8 (7.84%) Test Planning
13 8 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.86%) Kanban
15 6 (5.88%) Test Strategy
15 6 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.27%) Java
2 27 (26.47%) Python
3 25 (24.51%) SQL
4 22 (21.57%) C++
5 21 (20.59%) Perl
6 20 (19.61%) C#
7 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (10.78%) C
8 11 (10.78%) Ruby
9 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.92%) F#
11 3 (2.94%) VB
12 2 (1.96%) PHP
13 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Degree
2 26 (25.49%) ISTQB
3 14 (13.73%) ISEB
4 11 (10.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (37.25%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.88%) HP
2 5 (4.90%) IBM
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle
3 1 (0.98%) Sophos
3 1 (0.98%) ESRI
3 1 (0.98%) Lumension
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: up to £25k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago