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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 133 149 147
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 133 133 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 1.78% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.14% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 125 110 152
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
5714 6215 6865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.52% 83.22% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4744 5077 5646
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +45 47 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Suffolk +39 33 £32,500 -2.25% 5
Cambridgeshire -40 29 £37,500 -18.91% 2
Bedfordshire +13 15 £60,500 +42.35% 2
Essex -7 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Norfolk +15 3 £21,500 -15.68%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 92 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (32.18%) SQL
3 77 (29.50%) QA
4 75 (28.74%) Finance
5 64 (24.52%) Microsoft
6 62 (23.75%) Selenium
7 60 (22.99%) Java
8 56 (21.46%) Software Testing
8 56 (21.46%) JIRA
9 49 (18.77%) HP UFT
10 44 (16.86%) ISEB
11 43 (16.48%) LoadRunner
11 43 (16.48%) ISTQB
12 42 (16.09%) Test Automation
13 40 (15.33%) HP Quality Center
13 40 (15.33%) Non-Functional Testing
13 40 (15.33%) Degree
14 38 (14.56%) Test Management
15 37 (14.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 37 (14.18%) Unix
15 37 (14.18%) Automation Testing
16 36 (13.79%) Waterfall
17 35 (13.41%) HP
17 35 (13.41%) Automated Testing
18 34 (13.03%) Manual Testing
19 31 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
20 30 (11.49%) MS Excel
21 29 (11.11%) Shell Script
22 27 (10.34%) MS Office
22 27 (10.34%) Functional Testing

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 4 (1.53%) Apache
1 4 (1.53%) CMS
1 4 (1.53%) IIS
1 4 (1.53%) Kentico
1 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.53%) Tomcat
1 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.77%) Smallworld
Applications
1 30 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.34%) MS Office
3 7 (2.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (3.83%) SAP EHS
3 7 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.53%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 4 (1.53%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.53%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.53%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.77%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Finacle
6 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.07%) Firewall
2 7 (2.68%) Skype
3 3 (1.15%) LAN
3 3 (1.15%) VoIP
3 3 (1.15%) WAN
4 2 (0.77%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.38%) OFDM
5 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.15%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.15%) MySQL
5 2 (0.77%) DB2
5 2 (0.77%) GIS
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 62 (23.75%) Selenium
2 56 (21.46%) JIRA
3 49 (18.77%) HP UFT
4 43 (16.48%) LoadRunner
5 24 (9.20%) ClearQuest
6 23 (8.81%) WebDriver
7 21 (8.05%) SoapUI
8 20 (7.66%) Cucumber
9 18 (6.90%) JMeter
10 12 (4.60%) Hudson
11 8 (3.07%) Jenkins
11 8 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.30%) JUnit
12 6 (2.30%) NUnit
13 5 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
14 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.77%) Fiddler
15 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
15 2 (0.77%) LoadUI
15 2 (0.77%) Ranorex
General
1 75 (28.74%) Finance
2 21 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 16 (6.13%) Legal
4 13 (4.98%) Banking
5 11 (4.21%) Retail
6 9 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.30%) Law
9 2 (0.77%) Billing
9 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 129 (49.43%) Analyst
2 101 (38.70%) Test Analyst
3 49 (18.77%) Tester
4 25 (9.58%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 21 (8.05%) QA Analyst
6 19 (7.28%) Consultant
6 19 (7.28%) Software Tester
7 17 (6.51%) Team Leader
8 16 (6.13%) Automation Test Analyst
9 15 (5.75%) QA Tester
10 14 (5.36%) Software Analyst
10 14 (5.36%) Test Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) Test Leader
11 13 (4.98%) Technical Leader
12 12 (4.60%) Software Test Analyst
12 12 (4.60%) Technical Team Leader
12 12 (4.60%) Test Team Leader
13 11 (4.21%) Web Tester
14 10 (3.83%) QA Engineer
14 10 (3.83%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.66%) .NET
2 15 (5.75%) SOAP
2 15 (5.75%) Web Services
3 13 (4.98%) REST
4 10 (3.83%) XML
5 8 (3.07%) .NET Framework
5 8 (3.07%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.68%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.30%) HTML
7 6 (2.30%) J2EE
7 6 (2.30%) RESTful
8 5 (1.92%) CSS
8 5 (1.92%) Middleware
9 4 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (1.53%) jQuery
9 4 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.53%) WCF
10 2 (0.77%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.60%) Replication
3 11 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.07%) NHS
6 6 (2.30%) EPoS
7 5 (1.92%) iPad
8 4 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.53%) PMI
9 3 (1.15%) Fintech
10 2 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.77%) Life Science
10 2 (0.77%) User Experience
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.18%) Unix
2 18 (6.90%) Linux
3 16 (6.13%) Windows
4 12 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.53%) Android
5 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (21.46%) Software Testing
3 42 (16.09%) Test Automation
4 40 (15.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 38 (14.56%) Test Management
6 37 (14.18%) Automation Testing
6 37 (14.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 35 (13.41%) Automated Testing
9 34 (13.03%) Manual Testing
10 31 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (10.34%) Functional Testing
12 26 (9.96%) Release Management
13 23 (8.81%) BDD
13 23 (8.81%) ERP
13 23 (8.81%) Regression Testing
14 22 (8.43%) SDLC
15 21 (8.05%) Test Strategy
16 19 (7.28%) ITIL
16 19 (7.28%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (32.18%) SQL
2 60 (22.99%) Java
3 29 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 14 (5.36%) VB
5 12 (4.60%) C
5 12 (4.60%) C++
6 10 (3.83%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.45%) C#
8 8 (3.07%) Ruby
9 7 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.68%) Python
10 6 (2.30%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.53%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.53%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.15%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.77%) Perl
13 2 (0.77%) PHP
14 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 44 (16.86%) ISEB
2 43 (16.48%) ISTQB
3 40 (15.33%) Degree
4 20 (7.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.68%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.30%) HP ASE
7 4 (1.53%) ACCA
7 4 (1.53%) CIMA
7 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) PMP
9 1 (0.38%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.38%) CISA
9 1 (0.38%) CISSP
9 1 (0.38%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (29.50%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) SLA
3 4 (1.53%) GMP
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.38%) Val IT
System Software
1 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (15.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.41%) HP
3 22 (8.43%) SAP
4 14 (5.36%) Oracle
5 6 (2.30%) IBM
6 5 (1.92%) Apple
6 5 (1.92%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.53%) Twitter
7 4 (1.53%) VMware
8 2 (0.77%) Facebook
8 2 (0.77%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.38%) Temenos
9 1 (0.38%) Unisys
9 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
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