The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 149 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 99 146 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 1.90% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.26% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 92 119 149
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Test Scripting
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5661 6473 6769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.81% 84.33% 82.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 5352 5592
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the East of England

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the East of England

Test Scripting
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +16 28 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Cambridgeshire -30 25 £47,500 - 2
Suffolk +29 23 £32,500 -3.70% 1
Bedfordshire +16 17 £60,500 +42.35%
Essex -7 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Norfolk +5 2 £31,250 +22.54%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 94 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.17%) SQL
3 79 (30.62%) Finance
4 71 (27.52%) QA
5 66 (25.58%) Selenium
6 62 (24.03%) Microsoft
7 58 (22.48%) Java
8 56 (21.71%) JIRA
9 55 (21.32%) Software Testing
10 47 (18.22%) HP UFT
11 45 (17.44%) ISEB
12 44 (17.05%) Test Automation
13 41 (15.89%) Non-Functional Testing
13 41 (15.89%) Automation Testing
14 40 (15.50%) HP Quality Center
14 40 (15.50%) Waterfall
14 40 (15.50%) HP
15 37 (14.34%) LoadRunner
15 37 (14.34%) Unix
15 37 (14.34%) Degree
16 36 (13.95%) Test Management
17 35 (13.57%) User Acceptance Testing
18 33 (12.79%) ISTQB
18 33 (12.79%) Automated Testing
19 31 (12.02%) Manual Testing
19 31 (12.02%) Continuous Improvement
20 29 (11.24%) Functional Testing
20 29 (11.24%) Shell Script
21 27 (10.47%) MS Excel
21 27 (10.47%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.33%) Smallworld
2 4 (1.55%) Apache
2 4 (1.55%) IIS
2 4 (1.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.16%) CMS
3 3 (1.16%) Kentico
3 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.69%) MS Office
3 6 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.88%) SAP EHS
2 9 (3.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.55%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 4 (1.55%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.55%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.55%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.39%) Finacle
6 1 (0.39%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.71%) Firewall
2 6 (2.33%) Skype
3 4 (1.55%) iSCSI
3 4 (1.55%) NAS
3 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.16%) LAN
4 3 (1.16%) VoIP
4 3 (1.16%) WAN
5 2 (0.78%) HTTP
5 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.39%) OFDM
6 1 (0.39%) SAN
6 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.33%) GIS
2 6 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.55%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.78%) DB2
4 2 (0.78%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (25.58%) Selenium
2 56 (21.71%) JIRA
3 47 (18.22%) HP UFT
4 37 (14.34%) LoadRunner
5 24 (9.30%) ClearQuest
5 24 (9.30%) SoapUI
6 23 (8.91%) Cucumber
7 22 (8.53%) WebDriver
8 16 (6.20%) JMeter
9 11 (4.26%) Jenkins
10 10 (3.88%) Hudson
11 9 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.71%) JUnit
12 7 (2.71%) NUnit
13 3 (1.16%) Selenium IDE
14 2 (0.78%) Gerrit
14 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
14 2 (0.78%) LoadUI
14 2 (0.78%) Ranorex
14 2 (0.78%) Robot Framework
General
1 79 (30.62%) Finance
2 19 (7.36%) Manufacturing
3 16 (6.20%) Legal
4 14 (5.43%) Banking
5 12 (4.65%) Retail
6 11 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.33%) Billing
9 3 (1.16%) Law
10 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.39%) French Language
11 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 120 (46.51%) Analyst
2 99 (38.37%) Test Analyst
3 52 (20.16%) Tester
4 25 (9.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 20 (7.75%) Software Tester
6 19 (7.36%) Consultant
7 18 (6.98%) Test Engineer
8 15 (5.81%) Automation Test Analyst
8 15 (5.81%) QA Analyst
8 15 (5.81%) QA Tester
9 13 (5.04%) Software Analyst
10 12 (4.65%) Developer
10 12 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (4.65%) Test Leader
11 11 (4.26%) Software Test Analyst
11 11 (4.26%) Team Leader
12 10 (3.88%) QA Engineer
12 10 (3.88%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.88%) Software Test Engineer
12 10 (3.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.36%) .NET
2 16 (6.20%) SOAP
3 14 (5.43%) REST
3 14 (5.43%) Web Services
4 11 (4.26%) XML
5 9 (3.49%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.10%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.10%) RESTful
7 7 (2.71%) Gherkin
8 6 (2.33%) HTML
8 6 (2.33%) J2EE
9 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.94%) CSS
9 5 (1.94%) Middleware
10 4 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (1.55%) WCF
11 3 (1.16%) jQuery
11 3 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.78%) Natural Language Processing
13 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.88%) Replication
3 8 (3.10%) NHS
4 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.33%) EPoS
4 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.94%) iPad
5 5 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.55%) PMI
7 3 (1.16%) Fintech
8 2 (0.78%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.78%) Life Science
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) User Experience
9 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.34%) Unix
2 15 (5.81%) Linux
2 15 (5.81%) Windows
3 11 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.32%) Software Testing
3 44 (17.05%) Test Automation
4 41 (15.89%) Automation Testing
4 41 (15.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 40 (15.50%) Waterfall
6 36 (13.95%) Test Management
7 35 (13.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (12.79%) Automated Testing
9 31 (12.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (12.02%) Manual Testing
10 29 (11.24%) Functional Testing
11 27 (10.47%) BDD
12 26 (10.08%) Release Management
13 25 (9.69%) Regression Testing
14 23 (8.91%) SDLC
15 22 (8.53%) ITIL
16 21 (8.14%) API Testing
16 21 (8.14%) ERP
16 21 (8.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.17%) SQL
2 58 (22.48%) Java
3 29 (11.24%) Shell Script
4 16 (6.20%) VB
5 10 (3.88%) C#
5 10 (3.88%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.88%) Python
5 10 (3.88%) Ruby
6 9 (3.49%) C++
7 7 (2.71%) C
7 7 (2.71%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.16%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.78%) Perl
9 2 (0.78%) PHP
10 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (17.44%) ISEB
2 37 (14.34%) Degree
3 33 (12.79%) ISTQB
4 15 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.71%) HP ASE
6 7 (2.71%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.55%) ACCA
8 4 (1.55%) CIMA
9 3 (1.16%) CGEIT
9 3 (1.16%) CISA
9 3 (1.16%) CISSP
9 3 (1.16%) CRISC
9 3 (1.16%) PMP
10 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (27.52%) QA
2 5 (1.94%) SLA
3 4 (1.55%) GMP
4 3 (1.16%) COBIT
4 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.16%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.16%) Val IT
System Software
1 9 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (15.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.50%) HP
3 22 (8.53%) SAP
4 12 (4.65%) Oracle
5 9 (3.49%) VMware
6 6 (2.33%) IBM
7 4 (1.55%) Becrypt
7 4 (1.55%) ESRI
7 4 (1.55%) Twitter
8 3 (1.16%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.78%) Facebook
9 2 (0.78%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.39%) Apple
10 1 (0.39%) FINEOS
10 1 (0.39%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.39%) Telerik
10 1 (0.39%) Temenos
10 1 (0.39%) Unisys
10 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
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