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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 30 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.90% 0.66% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 0.92% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +97.67%
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
105 109 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 76.09% 71.71% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 99 97 120
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,100
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (45.45%) Validation
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (36.36%) Stress Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) JMeter
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Military
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JMeter
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (36.36%) Stress Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) EMC