The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 62 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.59% 1.22% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.62% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 30
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1920 1789 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.17% 75.39% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1518 1795
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Scripting
East of England

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 July 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 22 July 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 +25 51 £35,500 +9.23% 8
Peterborough +15 7 £47,500 +43.93%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 71 (57.26%) QA
2 61 (49.19%) Automated Testing
3 60 (48.39%) Python
4 49 (39.52%) Selenium
5 45 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (35.48%) Java
7 41 (33.06%) C#
8 37 (29.84%) ISTQB
9 31 (25.00%) Scrum
9 31 (25.00%) ISEB
10 30 (24.19%) Automation Testing
11 28 (22.58%) Ruby
12 27 (21.77%) TDD
12 27 (21.77%) Perl
12 27 (21.77%) Test Automation
12 27 (21.77%) WebDriver
13 26 (20.97%) Linux
13 26 (20.97%) Wireless
13 26 (20.97%) Software Testing
14 22 (17.74%) Degree
14 22 (17.74%) Manual Testing
15 21 (16.94%) JIRA
15 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
16 19 (15.32%) HTML
16 19 (15.32%) E-Commerce
16 19 (15.32%) Internet
17 18 (14.52%) CSS
18 17 (13.71%) HTTP
19 16 (12.90%) OO
19 16 (12.90%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (4.03%) MS Office
2 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.97%) Wireless
2 19 (15.32%) Internet
3 17 (13.71%) HTTP
4 14 (11.29%) Bluetooth
4 14 (11.29%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.23%) GPRS
5 4 (3.23%) GSM
5 4 (3.23%) UMTS
5 4 (3.23%) LTE
6 2 (1.61%) X.509
6 2 (1.61%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.81%) TETRA
7 1 (0.81%) DNS
7 1 (0.81%) WAN
7 1 (0.81%) OSPF
7 1 (0.81%) BGP
7 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (39.52%) Selenium
2 27 (21.77%) WebDriver
3 21 (16.94%) JIRA
4 14 (11.29%) WATIR
5 12 (9.68%) Jasmine
5 12 (9.68%) Selenium IDE
5 12 (9.68%) Sahi
6 7 (5.65%) FitNesse
7 5 (4.03%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.61%) JMeter
10 2 (1.61%) JUnit
10 2 (1.61%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.61%) TestNG
10 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Electronics
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
3 4 (3.23%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.42%) Games
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Military
5 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (50.81%) Test Engineer
2 37 (29.84%) Software Engineer
3 28 (22.58%) Software Test Engineer
4 21 (16.94%) Tester
5 18 (14.52%) Analyst
5 18 (14.52%) Test Analyst
6 16 (12.90%) QA Engineer
7 13 (10.48%) Software Tester
8 8 (6.45%) Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Software Development Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Development Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) QA Tester
10 5 (4.03%) Senior QA Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Web Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Web Test Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Test Development Engineer
12 3 (2.42%) Functional Test Engineer
12 3 (2.42%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) HTML
2 18 (14.52%) CSS
3 9 (7.26%) .NET
3 9 (7.26%) Web Services
4 4 (3.23%) REST
5 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.61%) XML
5 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.61%) HTML5
5 2 (1.61%) CSS3
6 1 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.42%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.42%) Firmware
3 2 (1.61%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (1.61%) Chemistry
3 2 (1.61%) Biology
3 2 (1.61%) Life Science
3 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.61%) Open Source
4 1 (0.81%) Streaming Media
4 1 (0.81%) IPTV
4 1 (0.81%) Online Games
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.97%) Linux
2 15 (12.10%) Windows
3 11 (8.87%) UNIX
4 4 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.19%) Automated Testing
2 45 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.00%) Scrum
4 30 (24.19%) Automation Testing
5 27 (21.77%) TDD
5 27 (21.77%) Test Automation
6 26 (20.97%) Software Testing
7 22 (17.74%) Manual Testing
8 19 (15.32%) E-Commerce
9 16 (12.90%) OO
9 16 (12.90%) BDD
10 12 (9.68%) Validation
10 12 (9.68%) Regression Testing
11 11 (8.87%) Compatibility Testing
12 9 (7.26%) OOP
13 8 (6.45%) Performance Testing
13 8 (6.45%) Web Testing
14 4 (3.23%) SOA
14 4 (3.23%) Logistics
14 4 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.39%) Python
2 44 (35.48%) Java
3 41 (33.06%) C#
4 28 (22.58%) Ruby
5 27 (21.77%) Perl
6 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
7 15 (12.10%) Tcl
8 14 (11.29%) C++
9 12 (9.68%) C
9 12 (9.68%) F#
10 11 (8.87%) SQL
11 10 (8.06%) TTCN
12 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (29.84%) ISTQB
2 31 (25.00%) ISEB
3 22 (17.74%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (57.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (3.23%) JDA
1 4 (3.23%) RedPrairie
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) Perforce
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe
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