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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 140 177 121
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -56
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 109 84 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 1.15% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.35% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 95 72 147
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5312 6220 6332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.50% 85.00% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4406 5255 5059
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +30 36 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 29 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Suffolk +15 19 £30,500 -21.29% 1
Bedfordshire +26 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Essex +2 10 £49,000 +40.00%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 99 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (37.62%) SQL
3 75 (35.71%) Finance
4 69 (32.86%) Selenium
5 51 (24.29%) Java
6 50 (23.81%) HP
7 48 (22.86%) JIRA
8 46 (21.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 44 (20.95%) ISEB
10 43 (20.48%) QA
11 42 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 40 (19.05%) Test Automation
13 38 (18.10%) Software Testing
14 36 (17.14%) Automation Testing
15 35 (16.67%) Automated Testing
15 35 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 34 (16.19%) HP UFT
17 33 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
18 31 (14.76%) Manual Testing
19 30 (14.29%) BDD
19 30 (14.29%) LoadRunner
20 27 (12.86%) Regression Testing
20 27 (12.86%) Release Management
20 27 (12.86%) Degree
21 26 (12.38%) Unix
21 26 (12.38%) Functional Testing
21 26 (12.38%) API Testing
22 25 (11.90%) SDLC
22 25 (11.90%) Python
22 25 (11.90%) SoapUI

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 10 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.29%) Smallworld
3 7 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.95%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.86%) ATM
2 4 (1.90%) iSCSI
2 4 (1.90%) NAS
2 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.90%) Wireless
3 3 (1.43%) Internet
4 2 (0.95%) Firewall
4 2 (0.95%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.29%) GIS
3 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.90%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 69 (32.86%) Selenium
2 48 (22.86%) JIRA
3 34 (16.19%) HP UFT
4 30 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 25 (11.90%) SoapUI
6 21 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 18 (8.57%) ClearQuest
8 17 (8.10%) WebDriver
9 15 (7.14%) JMeter
9 15 (7.14%) JUnit
10 13 (6.19%) Jenkins
10 13 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (5.24%) Robot Framework
12 10 (4.76%) NUnit
13 5 (2.38%) Bugzilla
13 5 (2.38%) LoadUI
13 5 (2.38%) TestNG
14 4 (1.90%) SpecFlow
15 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 75 (35.71%) Finance
2 16 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.24%) Retail
4 9 (4.29%) Banking
4 9 (4.29%) Billing
5 7 (3.33%) Legal
6 4 (1.90%) Electronics
7 3 (1.43%) Back Office
7 3 (1.43%) Military
8 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.95%) Front Office
8 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (48.10%) Analyst
2 97 (46.19%) Test Analyst
3 41 (19.52%) Tester
4 30 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 22 (10.48%) Software Test Engineer
6 21 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 19 (9.05%) Test Automation Engineer
8 17 (8.10%) Automation Test Analyst
9 14 (6.67%) Test Leader
10 12 (5.71%) Test Manager
11 11 (5.24%) Financial Analyst
12 10 (4.76%) QA Tester
12 10 (4.76%) Service Analyst
13 9 (4.29%) Architect
13 9 (4.29%) QA Engineer
13 9 (4.29%) Senior Architect
13 9 (4.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
14 8 (3.81%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.62%) SOAP
2 13 (6.19%) RESTful
3 12 (5.71%) REST
3 12 (5.71%) Web Services
4 11 (5.24%) XML
5 10 (4.76%) Gherkin
6 8 (3.81%) .NET
7 7 (3.33%) CSS
7 7 (3.33%) HTML
8 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.95%) Middleware
10 2 (0.95%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.86%) iPad
5 5 (2.38%) EPoS
6 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.43%) Fintech
8 2 (0.95%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.95%) Life Science
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) iPhone
9 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.38%) Unix
2 7 (3.33%) Windows
3 6 (2.86%) Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.90%) Non-Functional Testing
3 42 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 40 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 38 (18.10%) Software Testing
6 36 (17.14%) Automation Testing
7 35 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 31 (14.76%) Manual Testing
9 30 (14.29%) BDD
10 27 (12.86%) Regression Testing
10 27 (12.86%) Release Management
11 26 (12.38%) API Testing
11 26 (12.38%) Functional Testing
12 25 (11.90%) SDLC
13 24 (11.43%) Scrum
14 22 (10.48%) Agile Testing
15 20 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (9.52%) Test Management
16 16 (7.62%) Test Planning
17 15 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.62%) SQL
2 51 (24.29%) Java
3 25 (11.90%) Python
4 19 (9.05%) Shell Script
5 14 (6.67%) Ruby
6 11 (5.24%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.76%) C++
7 10 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.76%) VB
8 7 (3.33%) C#
9 6 (2.86%) Perl
9 6 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.90%) Tcl
10 4 (1.90%) VBScript
11 2 (0.95%) PHP
12 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (20.95%) ISEB
2 27 (12.86%) Degree
3 22 (10.48%) ISTQB
4 15 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.33%) HP ASE
5 7 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) CGEIT
6 2 (0.95%) CISA
6 2 (0.95%) CISSP
6 2 (0.95%) CRISC
6 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (20.48%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) COBIT
2 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.95%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.95%) Val IT
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) SCCM
2 2 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (23.81%) HP
2 35 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.19%) Oracle
4 8 (3.81%) VMware
5 6 (2.86%) NCR
6 5 (2.38%) SAP
7 4 (1.90%) Becrypt
7 4 (1.90%) ESRI
8 3 (1.43%) FINEOS
8 3 (1.43%) Guidewire
8 3 (1.43%) Sun
8 3 (1.43%) Telerik
9 2 (0.95%) EMC
9 2 (0.95%) Rally
10 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.48%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.48%) WorldPay
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