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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 128 124 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 136 129 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.87% 1.95% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.43% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 107 107 145
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
5923 5315 6508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.32% 80.52% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4702 4272 5599
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +25 54 £36,500 -2.66% 4
Hertfordshire +4 44 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Essex -36 20 £45,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +6 9 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Suffolk -16 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Norfolk -24 3 £45,000 +9.75%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 118 (38.94%) Selenium
2 113 (37.29%) QA
3 100 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (29.04%) SQL
5 84 (27.72%) Test Automation
6 83 (27.39%) Java
7 70 (23.10%) Manual Testing
8 66 (21.78%) Finance
9 63 (20.79%) Software Testing
10 55 (18.15%) Automated Testing
11 54 (17.82%) ISEB
11 54 (17.82%) C#
12 53 (17.49%) Linux
12 53 (17.49%) ISTQB
13 52 (17.16%) JUnit
13 52 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (16.83%) BDD
15 45 (14.85%) Web Services
15 45 (14.85%) JavaScript
16 43 (14.19%) HP Quality Center
17 40 (13.20%) XML
18 39 (12.87%) Microsoft
19 38 (12.54%) Windows
19 38 (12.54%) Degree
19 38 (12.54%) Scrum
19 38 (12.54%) Regression Testing
20 37 (12.21%) TDD
20 37 (12.21%) JBehave
21 36 (11.88%) JIRA
21 36 (11.88%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (3.63%) JBoss
2 10 (3.30%) IIS
3 9 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.31%) Liferay
4 7 (2.31%) Apache
5 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.66%) Node.js
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 28 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) MS Project
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.32%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.66%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.66%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.33%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) SaaS
2 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.59%) Internet
2 13 (4.29%) Wireless
3 7 (2.31%) HTTP
4 6 (1.98%) ATM
5 5 (1.65%) DNS
5 5 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.32%) SNMP
6 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.99%) OSPF
7 3 (0.99%) BGP
7 3 (0.99%) WAN
7 3 (0.99%) Firewall
8 2 (0.66%) DHCP
8 2 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.63%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.64%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.32%) Essbase
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.32%) Big Data
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.66%) DB2
7 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.33%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 118 (38.94%) Selenium
2 52 (17.16%) JUnit
3 37 (12.21%) JBehave
4 36 (11.88%) JIRA
5 33 (10.89%) WebDriver
6 30 (9.90%) QuickTest Pro
7 27 (8.91%) Cucumber
8 26 (8.58%) WATIR
9 25 (8.25%) NUnit
10 24 (7.92%) Jenkins
11 23 (7.59%) Calabash
12 22 (7.26%) JMeter
12 22 (7.26%) SpecFlow
13 11 (3.63%) TestNG
14 9 (2.97%) LoadRunner
14 9 (2.97%) Visual Studio
14 9 (2.97%) Rational Rose
15 8 (2.64%) TestDirector
15 8 (2.64%) Git (software)
15 8 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (21.78%) Finance
2 19 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.28%) Banking
4 5 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.65%) Military
4 5 (1.65%) Legal
5 3 (0.99%) Marketing
5 3 (0.99%) Retail
5 3 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Local Government
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (36.63%) Analyst
2 68 (22.44%) Test Analyst
3 63 (20.79%) Test Engineer
4 46 (15.18%) Tester
5 29 (9.57%) Software Engineer
6 25 (8.25%) Software Tester
7 23 (7.59%) Software Test Engineer
8 19 (6.27%) Automation Engineer
9 17 (5.61%) Developer
9 17 (5.61%) Business Analyst
10 15 (4.95%) QA Engineer
11 14 (4.62%) Senior Test Engineer
11 14 (4.62%) QA Analyst
12 12 (3.96%) Test Manager
13 11 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) Automation Tester
15 9 (2.97%) Test Automation Engineer
15 9 (2.97%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 9 (2.97%) Consultant
16 8 (2.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.85%) Web Services
2 40 (13.20%) XML
3 32 (10.56%) HTML
4 25 (8.25%) RESTful
5 23 (7.59%) Gherkin
5 23 (7.59%) CSS
6 19 (6.27%) J2EE
7 18 (5.94%) .NET
8 6 (1.98%) Ajax
8 6 (1.98%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.98%) SOAP
8 6 (1.98%) REST
9 5 (1.65%) jQuery
10 4 (1.32%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.32%) Java EE
10 4 (1.32%) Swing
10 4 (1.32%) CGI
10 4 (1.32%) GTK+
11 3 (0.99%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 3 (0.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.91%) Open Source
3 16 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.97%) User Experience
6 8 (2.64%) AS400
7 6 (1.98%) GIS
8 5 (1.65%) iPhone
8 5 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.32%) Life Science
9 4 (1.32%) Chemistry
9 4 (1.32%) Biology
10 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.99%) Pharmacovigilance
10 3 (0.99%) Streaming Media
10 3 (0.99%) IPTV
11 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.49%) Linux
2 38 (12.54%) Windows
3 30 (9.90%) UNIX
4 4 (1.32%) Debian
5 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Android
6 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (27.72%) Test Automation
3 70 (23.10%) Manual Testing
4 63 (20.79%) Software Testing
5 55 (18.15%) Automated Testing
6 51 (16.83%) BDD
7 38 (12.54%) Scrum
7 38 (12.54%) Regression Testing
8 37 (12.21%) TDD
9 28 (9.24%) Test Planning
10 27 (8.91%) Automation Testing
11 26 (8.58%) Software Engineering
12 23 (7.59%) Test Management
13 21 (6.93%) Validation
14 20 (6.60%) Performance Testing
15 19 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (6.27%) Test Strategy
15 19 (6.27%) OO
16 16 (5.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (29.04%) SQL
2 83 (27.39%) Java
3 54 (17.82%) C#
4 45 (14.85%) JavaScript
5 36 (11.88%) Ruby
5 36 (11.88%) Python
6 23 (7.59%) C
7 19 (6.27%) C++
8 18 (5.94%) Perl
9 10 (3.30%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.97%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.64%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.31%) PHP
13 6 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.65%) F#
14 5 (1.65%) VB
15 3 (0.99%) Scala
15 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.99%) XQuery
15 3 (0.99%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (17.82%) ISEB
2 53 (17.49%) ISTQB
3 38 (12.54%) Degree
4 21 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.64%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.65%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.99%) CCNA
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (37.29%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (0.99%) GAMP
2 3 (0.99%) GCP
2 3 (0.99%) GMP
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (14.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.24%) HP
3 21 (6.93%) Oracle
4 14 (4.62%) SAP
5 8 (2.64%) VMware
5 8 (2.64%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.98%) IBM
7 4 (1.32%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.99%) Red Gate
8 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.99%) Citrix
8 3 (0.99%) Perforce
9 2 (0.66%) Sophos
9 2 (0.66%) ESRI
9 2 (0.66%) Lumension
10 1 (0.33%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.33%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.33%) Infor
10 1 (0.33%) Sage
10 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
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