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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 80 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 61 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.42% 0.62% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 0.80% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 59 14 33
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,317 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
2024 1748 2227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.19% 76.94% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1485 1928
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,450 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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
(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 +46 59 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Peterborough +5 2 £45,000 +36.36%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 72 (60.00%) QA
2 60 (50.00%) Python
3 55 (45.83%) Automated Testing
3 55 (45.83%) Selenium
4 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (38.33%) Java
6 41 (34.17%) C#
7 34 (28.33%) ISTQB
7 34 (28.33%) Scrum
8 32 (26.67%) Linux
9 30 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 29 (24.17%) ISEB
10 29 (24.17%) Ruby
11 27 (22.50%) Automation Testing
11 27 (22.50%) JIRA
11 27 (22.50%) Manual Testing
12 26 (21.67%) TDD
13 25 (20.83%) Software Testing
13 25 (20.83%) Test Automation
14 24 (20.00%) Perl
15 21 (17.50%) Regression Testing
15 21 (17.50%) Internet
16 19 (15.83%) JavaScript
16 19 (15.83%) Wireless
17 18 (15.00%) HTML
17 18 (15.00%) E-Commerce
18 17 (14.17%) CSS
18 17 (14.17%) Windows
19 16 (13.33%) SQL
19 16 (13.33%) HTTP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (5.00%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) Internet
2 19 (15.83%) Wireless
3 16 (13.33%) HTTP
4 12 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (10.00%) Bluetooth
5 4 (3.33%) OSPF
5 4 (3.33%) BGP
5 4 (3.33%) DNS
5 4 (3.33%) WAN
5 4 (3.33%) Firewall
6 2 (1.67%) X.509
6 2 (1.67%) SNMP
7 1 (0.83%) TETRA
7 1 (0.83%) GPRS
7 1 (0.83%) GSM
7 1 (0.83%) UMTS
7 1 (0.83%) LTE
7 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 55 (45.83%) Selenium
2 30 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 27 (22.50%) JIRA
4 14 (11.67%) WATIR
5 13 (10.83%) Selenium IDE
6 12 (10.00%) Sahi
6 12 (10.00%) Jasmine
7 7 (5.83%) Bugzilla
8 6 (5.00%) FitNesse
8 6 (5.00%) JUnit
9 3 (2.50%) NUnit
9 3 (2.50%) JMeter
9 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (2.50%) TestNG
9 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.67%) Hudson
10 2 (1.67%) eggPlant
General
1 9 (7.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Electronics
2 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (2.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Games
5 2 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.67%) Military
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (45.83%) Test Engineer
2 33 (27.50%) Software Engineer
3 25 (20.83%) Tester
4 22 (18.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 18 (15.00%) Analyst
5 18 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 15 (12.50%) QA Engineer
7 13 (10.83%) Software Tester
8 10 (8.33%) QA Tester
9 8 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Web Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Web Test Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Automated Test Analyst
12 4 (3.33%) Development Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Senior Tester
12 4 (3.33%) Systems Test Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) HTML
2 17 (14.17%) CSS
3 12 (10.00%) Web Services
4 6 (5.00%) .NET
5 4 (3.33%) REST
6 3 (2.50%) XML
7 2 (1.67%) GTK+
7 2 (1.67%) CGI
7 2 (1.67%) J2EE
7 2 (1.67%) Swing
7 2 (1.67%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.67%) Java EE
8 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.33%) Streaming Media
1 4 (3.33%) IPTV
2 3 (2.50%) Firmware
2 3 (2.50%) iPhone
2 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.67%) Open Source
3 2 (1.67%) Chemistry
3 2 (1.67%) Biology
3 2 (1.67%) Life Science
3 2 (1.67%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.83%) Replication
4 1 (0.83%) Online Games
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.67%) Linux
2 17 (14.17%) Windows
3 14 (11.67%) UNIX
4 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.67%) Debian
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Automated Testing
2 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (28.33%) Scrum
4 27 (22.50%) Automation Testing
4 27 (22.50%) Manual Testing
5 26 (21.67%) TDD
6 25 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 25 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 21 (17.50%) Regression Testing
8 18 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 16 (13.33%) BDD
10 14 (11.67%) Performance Testing
11 12 (10.00%) OOP
11 12 (10.00%) OO
12 10 (8.33%) Web Testing
12 10 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
13 9 (7.50%) Validation
14 7 (5.83%) User Stories
15 5 (4.17%) Software Engineering
16 4 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.00%) Python
2 46 (38.33%) Java
3 41 (34.17%) C#
4 29 (24.17%) Ruby
5 24 (20.00%) Perl
6 19 (15.83%) JavaScript
7 16 (13.33%) SQL
8 12 (10.00%) F#
9 10 (8.33%) C++
9 10 (8.33%) Tcl
10 7 (5.83%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.17%) C
12 3 (2.50%) PHP
12 3 (2.50%) Scala
12 3 (2.50%) TTCN
13 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (28.33%) ISTQB
2 29 (24.17%) ISEB
3 15 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (3.33%) CCNA
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.83%) GAMP
2 1 (0.83%) GCP
2 1 (0.83%) GMP
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.33%) RedPrairie
2 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.33%) JDA
2 4 (3.33%) Perforce
3 3 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe
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