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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 74 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 58 67 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.71% 2.81% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 3.42% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 63 45
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,690 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +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
1757 1961 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.14% 82.22% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1593 1650
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 £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +9 43 £47,500 +23.37% 6
Peterborough +4 10 £36,000 -24.21%
Huntingdon - 1 £61,500 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.64%) Selenium
3 42 (37.84%) Java
4 41 (36.94%) Manual Testing
5 40 (36.04%) QA
6 35 (31.53%) Automated Testing
6 35 (31.53%) C++
7 27 (24.32%) Linux
7 27 (24.32%) Finance
8 26 (23.42%) C
8 26 (23.42%) Test Automation
9 24 (21.62%) Python
10 22 (19.82%) SQL
11 20 (18.02%) Project Management
12 19 (17.12%) Scrum
13 18 (16.22%) Skype
13 18 (16.22%) C#
13 18 (16.22%) Perl
14 17 (15.32%) ISTQB
15 16 (14.41%) Degree
15 16 (14.41%) Software Testing
15 16 (14.41%) PRINCE2
15 16 (14.41%) UNIX
16 15 (13.51%) OO
17 14 (12.61%) TDD
17 14 (12.61%) Mentoring
17 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
18 13 (11.71%) Management Information System
18 13 (11.71%) Windows
18 13 (11.71%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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%) IIS
1 2 (1.80%) ArcGIS
1 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Project
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) Skype
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
3 3 (2.70%) Network Security
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.90%) LTE
5 1 (0.90%) Wireless
5 1 (0.90%) ATM
5 1 (0.90%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (39.64%) Selenium
2 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
3 11 (9.91%) JIRA
4 6 (5.41%) QADirector
5 5 (4.50%) JMeter
6 4 (3.60%) JUnit
6 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.70%) NUnit
7 3 (2.70%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.70%) Hudson
7 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.80%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.80%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.80%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.80%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.90%) QARun
9 1 (0.90%) TestNG
General
1 27 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (37.84%) Tester
2 19 (17.12%) Project Manager
2 19 (17.12%) Automation Tester
3 14 (12.61%) Analyst
3 14 (12.61%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) Test Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Software Tester
5 11 (9.91%) Test Manager
6 9 (8.11%) Lead Tester
7 8 (7.21%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Software Project Manager
8 7 (6.31%) Software Manager
8 7 (6.31%) Testing Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (5.41%) Development Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Agile Project Manager
11 4 (3.60%) Test Development Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) Web Services
2 10 (9.01%) XML
3 8 (7.21%) .NET
4 7 (6.31%) HTML
5 4 (3.60%) RESTful
6 3 (2.70%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.70%) CSS
7 2 (1.80%) J2EE
7 2 (1.80%) JSF
7 2 (1.80%) Dojo
7 2 (1.80%) GWT
8 1 (0.90%) WinForms
8 1 (0.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (0.90%) WCF
8 1 (0.90%) WPF
8 1 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.81%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) GIS
5 3 (2.70%) Replication
6 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Linux
2 16 (14.41%) UNIX
3 13 (11.71%) Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.94%) Manual Testing
3 35 (31.53%) Automated Testing
4 26 (23.42%) Test Automation
5 20 (18.02%) Project Management
6 19 (17.12%) Scrum
7 16 (14.41%) PRINCE2
7 16 (14.41%) Software Testing
8 15 (13.51%) OO
9 14 (12.61%) TDD
9 14 (12.61%) Mentoring
10 12 (10.81%) Risk Management
11 11 (9.91%) OOP
11 11 (9.91%) Kanban
12 10 (9.01%) Regression Testing
12 10 (9.01%) User Stories
13 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.11%) Web Testing
13 9 (8.11%) Performance Testing
14 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) Java
2 35 (31.53%) C++
3 26 (23.42%) C
4 24 (21.62%) Python
5 22 (19.82%) SQL
6 18 (16.22%) Perl
6 18 (16.22%) C#
7 8 (7.21%) Ruby
8 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) VB
11 1 (0.90%) Tcl
11 1 (0.90%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 17 (15.32%) ISTQB
2 16 (14.41%) Degree
3 12 (10.81%) ISEB
4 10 (9.01%) APMP
5 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (36.04%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 3 (2.70%) WorldPay
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle
2 2 (1.80%) HP
2 2 (1.80%) Sophos
2 2 (1.80%) ESRI
2 2 (1.80%) Google
2 2 (1.80%) Fujitsu
2 2 (1.80%) Lumension
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