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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 135 120 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 133 184 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.75% 2.14% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.74% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 116 166 146
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
6086 6725 6493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.87% 78.19% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4942 5537 5595
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 59 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Essex +19 32 £40,000 -11.60%
Hertfordshire -31 21 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Bedfordshire +13 12 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Suffolk -7 6 £29,500 -21.33% 1
Norfolk -4 3 £25,500 -37.80%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 93 (35.77%) QA
2 81 (31.15%) Selenium
3 77 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (26.15%) SQL
5 64 (24.62%) Test Automation
6 63 (24.23%) Java
6 63 (24.23%) Finance
7 62 (23.85%) Automated Testing
8 58 (22.31%) Manual Testing
9 57 (21.92%) Linux
10 54 (20.77%) Software Testing
11 45 (17.31%) C++
12 44 (16.92%) C#
13 42 (16.15%) Degree
14 39 (15.00%) ISTQB
14 39 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 38 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (14.23%) UNIX
17 36 (13.85%) Windows
18 34 (13.08%) C
19 33 (12.69%) Web Services
20 32 (12.31%) XML
20 32 (12.31%) JavaScript
20 32 (12.31%) ISEB
21 30 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
22 28 (10.77%) Cucumber
23 27 (10.38%) Regression Testing
23 27 (10.38%) HTML
23 27 (10.38%) Python
24 26 (10.00%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.69%) WebLogic
1 7 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.31%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.31%) IIS
3 2 (0.77%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.38%) Liferay
4 1 (0.38%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.38%) JBoss
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.54%) MS Office
3 7 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.54%) MS Project
5 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.54%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.77%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.38%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.38%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.46%) Internet
2 7 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.92%) ATM
4 3 (1.15%) Network Security
4 3 (1.15%) Skype
5 2 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.23%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.92%) DB2
7 4 (1.54%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (1.54%) Essbase
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.15%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.77%) Big Data
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 81 (31.15%) Selenium
2 28 (10.77%) Cucumber
3 21 (8.08%) JIRA
4 19 (7.31%) JUnit
5 16 (6.15%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (6.15%) WebDriver
6 15 (5.77%) JBehave
7 11 (4.23%) LoadRunner
7 11 (4.23%) NUnit
8 10 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.85%) Calabash
9 9 (3.46%) SpecFlow
9 9 (3.46%) Rational Rose
9 9 (3.46%) WATIR
10 8 (3.08%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.69%) XMLSpy
11 7 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.31%) QADirector
12 6 (2.31%) TestDirector
12 6 (2.31%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (24.23%) Finance
2 20 (7.69%) Banking
3 10 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.31%) Military
4 6 (2.31%) Retail
5 5 (1.92%) Games
5 5 (1.92%) Legal
6 3 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 99 (38.08%) Analyst
2 70 (26.92%) Tester
3 57 (21.92%) Test Analyst
4 32 (12.31%) Test Engineer
5 23 (8.85%) Automation Tester
6 21 (8.08%) Software Tester
7 18 (6.92%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.77%) Developer
9 12 (4.62%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.23%) Programmer
10 11 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
10 11 (4.23%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
12 8 (3.08%) Test Manager
12 8 (3.08%) Lead Tester
13 7 (2.69%) Software Test Analyst
13 7 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (2.69%) Team Leader
14 6 (2.31%) Senior Test Engineer
14 6 (2.31%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.69%) Web Services
2 32 (12.31%) XML
3 27 (10.38%) HTML
4 24 (9.23%) .NET
5 17 (6.54%) RESTful
6 15 (5.77%) Gherkin
7 13 (5.00%) CSS
8 11 (4.23%) J2EE
8 11 (4.23%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.08%) SOAP
10 6 (2.31%) jQuery
11 5 (1.92%) WCF
11 5 (1.92%) Middleware
12 4 (1.54%) Flash
12 4 (1.54%) WSDL
12 4 (1.54%) XSD
12 4 (1.54%) Ajax
13 3 (1.15%) WPF
13 3 (1.15%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 3 (1.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 13 (5.00%) Open Source
3 12 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.69%) GIS
4 7 (2.69%) AS400
5 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.54%) Chemistry
6 4 (1.54%) Biology
6 4 (1.54%) Life Science
7 3 (1.15%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.15%) iPhone
7 3 (1.15%) iPad
7 3 (1.15%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
8 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (21.92%) Linux
2 37 (14.23%) UNIX
3 36 (13.85%) Windows
4 3 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (24.62%) Test Automation
3 62 (23.85%) Automated Testing
4 58 (22.31%) Manual Testing
5 54 (20.77%) Software Testing
6 27 (10.38%) Regression Testing
7 26 (10.00%) TDD
7 26 (10.00%) Scrum
8 25 (9.62%) BDD
9 24 (9.23%) Mentoring
10 22 (8.46%) OO
11 18 (6.92%) Software Delivery
11 18 (6.92%) Test Strategy
11 18 (6.92%) Waterfall
12 17 (6.54%) Test Planning
12 17 (6.54%) Validation
13 16 (6.15%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (5.77%) Performance Testing
15 12 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.15%) SQL
2 63 (24.23%) Java
3 45 (17.31%) C++
4 44 (16.92%) C#
5 34 (13.08%) C
6 32 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 27 (10.38%) Python
8 25 (9.62%) Perl
9 16 (6.15%) Ruby
10 11 (4.23%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.46%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.92%) VB
13 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.77%) PHP
14 2 (0.77%) XPath
14 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.77%) XQuery
15 1 (0.38%) Tcl
15 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (16.15%) Degree
2 39 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 32 (12.31%) ISEB
4 18 (6.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.46%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.69%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.38%) APMP
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) HNC
10 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (35.77%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.23%) HP
3 14 (5.38%) Oracle
4 13 (5.00%) SAP
5 8 (3.08%) IBM
6 7 (2.69%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.54%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.15%) Citrix
9 2 (0.77%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.77%) Lumension
9 2 (0.77%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.77%) Sophos
9 2 (0.77%) ESRI
9 2 (0.77%) Google
9 2 (0.77%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.77%) EMC
10 1 (0.38%) Siebel
10 1 (0.38%) Sybase
10 1 (0.38%) Infor
10 1 (0.38%) VocaLink
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