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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.69% 2.98% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 3.80% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 9
Average salary £31,000 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% +60.71%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
142 184 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 79.78% 78.30% 69.71%
Number of salaries quoted 119 171 97
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +64.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 16 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC