The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 20 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.96% 4.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 5.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 0
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 145 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 82.78% 79.23% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 104 124 93
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Colchester region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Colchester

Test Scripting
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 11 (100.00%) JMeter
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) Manual Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Planning
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
6 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) Manual Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Planning
3 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft