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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 31 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.95% - 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% - 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 8
Average salary £55,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 - £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 - £50,000
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
213 123 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 82.24% 79.35% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 191 114 119
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Colchester

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (65.22%) Test Strategy
2 14 (60.87%) HP UFT
2 14 (60.87%) LoadRunner
3 11 (47.83%) Test Management
4 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
5 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
5 7 (30.43%) Service Management
6 6 (26.09%) Law
6 6 (26.09%) Legal
6 6 (26.09%) SAP
6 6 (26.09%) ISEB
7 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) C
8 4 (17.39%) C++
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Python
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Firmware
8 4 (17.39%) Benchmarking
8 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (4.35%) Degree

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) HP UFT
1 14 (60.87%) LoadRunner
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Law
1 6 (26.09%) Legal
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Test Leader
2 11 (47.83%) Team Leader
2 11 (47.83%) Test Team Leader
3 10 (43.48%) Technical Leader
4 7 (30.43%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Test Strategy
2 11 (47.83%) Test Management
3 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Service Management
5 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Benchmarking
6 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
1 4 (17.39%) C++
1 4 (17.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft