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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 112 171 174
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 161 78 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.12% 1.09% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.40% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 148 67 106
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,900 £45,450
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
6050 5578 6941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.56% 77.93% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4818 4726 5886
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
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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 +44 65 £37,500 - 8
Hertfordshire +14 56 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Essex +14 21 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bedfordshire -12 10 £41,000 +49.09% 2
Suffolk - 8 £38,250 - 2
Norfolk +5 1 £29,000 -17.14%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 159 (48.77%) QA
2 131 (40.18%) Selenium
3 120 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (33.13%) SQL
5 107 (32.82%) Java
6 81 (24.85%) C#
7 72 (22.09%) Software Testing
8 71 (21.78%) Manual Testing
9 70 (21.47%) Automated Testing
10 69 (21.17%) Test Automation
11 62 (19.02%) ISEB
12 61 (18.71%) ISTQB
13 59 (18.10%) Python
14 57 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
15 56 (17.18%) Automation Testing
16 51 (15.64%) Regression Testing
17 48 (14.72%) Finance
18 45 (13.80%) Degree
19 43 (13.19%) BDD
19 43 (13.19%) Ruby
19 43 (13.19%) Linux
20 42 (12.88%) Scrum
20 42 (12.88%) WebDriver
21 40 (12.27%) JIRA
22 38 (11.66%) Test Strategy
23 37 (11.35%) QuickTest Pro
23 37 (11.35%) TDD
24 36 (11.04%) Web Services
24 36 (11.04%) Windows
25 35 (10.74%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.76%) Apache
2 9 (2.76%) IIS
2 9 (2.76%) Liferay
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.61%) Node.js
6 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 21 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.84%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 6 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.61%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.84%) Taleo
2 5 (1.53%) SaaS
3 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.90%) Internet
2 20 (6.13%) Wireless
3 17 (5.21%) HTTP
4 10 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (2.45%) ATM
6 5 (1.53%) DNS
6 5 (1.53%) Bluetooth
7 4 (1.23%) SNMP
7 4 (1.23%) WAN
7 4 (1.23%) OSPF
7 4 (1.23%) BGP
7 4 (1.23%) Firewall
8 2 (0.61%) LAN
8 2 (0.61%) X.509
8 2 (0.61%) SAN
9 1 (0.31%) TETRA
9 1 (0.31%) SSL
9 1 (0.31%) SMS
9 1 (0.31%) DHCP
9 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.76%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.61%) Big Data
6 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 131 (40.18%) Selenium
2 42 (12.88%) WebDriver
3 40 (12.27%) JIRA
4 37 (11.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 30 (9.20%) JUnit
6 28 (8.59%) JMeter
7 27 (8.28%) WATIR
8 23 (7.06%) JBehave
9 18 (5.52%) Cucumber
10 17 (5.21%) NUnit
11 15 (4.60%) Sahi
12 14 (4.29%) Jenkins
13 13 (3.99%) Calabash
13 13 (3.99%) Selenium IDE
13 13 (3.99%) SpecFlow
14 12 (3.68%) Jasmine
14 12 (3.68%) Bugzilla
15 10 (3.07%) Rational Rose
16 8 (2.45%) Git (software)
16 8 (2.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (14.72%) Finance
2 15 (4.60%) Banking
3 14 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.53%) Marketing
5 4 (1.23%) Retail
6 3 (0.92%) Games
6 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
7 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Publishing
7 2 (0.61%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 107 (32.82%) Analyst
2 77 (23.62%) Test Analyst
2 77 (23.62%) Test Engineer
3 50 (15.34%) Tester
4 38 (11.66%) Software Engineer
5 28 (8.59%) QA Engineer
6 27 (8.28%) Software Tester
7 25 (7.67%) Software Test Engineer
8 19 (5.83%) Developer
8 19 (5.83%) Automation Engineer
9 17 (5.21%) QA Analyst
10 16 (4.91%) QA Tester
11 15 (4.60%) Senior Test Engineer
12 14 (4.29%) Software Test Analyst
13 12 (3.68%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.68%) Test Manager
14 11 (3.37%) Performance Analyst
14 11 (3.37%) Consultant
15 10 (3.07%) Test Automation Engineer
15 10 (3.07%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.04%) Web Services
2 24 (7.36%) HTML
3 21 (6.44%) .NET
3 21 (6.44%) CSS
4 19 (5.83%) XML
5 15 (4.60%) J2EE
6 13 (3.99%) RESTful
6 13 (3.99%) Gherkin
7 10 (3.07%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.45%) WCF
9 7 (2.15%) WPF
10 6 (1.84%) REST
10 6 (1.84%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.53%) SOAP
12 4 (1.23%) GTK+
12 4 (1.23%) Swing
12 4 (1.23%) CGI
12 4 (1.23%) Java EE
13 2 (0.61%) JSON
13 2 (0.61%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.21%) Open Source
3 16 (4.91%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.91%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.68%) EFT
5 11 (3.37%) User Experience
6 8 (2.45%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.53%) iPhone
8 4 (1.23%) Streaming Media
8 4 (1.23%) IPTV
9 3 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.92%) Pharmacovigilance
9 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.61%) Physics
10 2 (0.61%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.61%) Biology
10 2 (0.61%) Life Science
10 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.19%) Linux
2 36 (11.04%) Windows
3 35 (10.74%) UNIX
4 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.23%) Debian
5 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.61%) Android
6 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (22.09%) Software Testing
3 71 (21.78%) Manual Testing
4 70 (21.47%) Automated Testing
5 69 (21.17%) Test Automation
6 56 (17.18%) Automation Testing
7 51 (15.64%) Regression Testing
8 43 (13.19%) BDD
9 42 (12.88%) Scrum
10 38 (11.66%) Test Strategy
11 37 (11.35%) TDD
12 30 (9.20%) Test Management
13 26 (7.98%) OO
14 25 (7.67%) Performance Testing
15 23 (7.06%) Project Management
16 22 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (6.75%) Software Engineering
17 21 (6.44%) E-Commerce
18 18 (5.52%) Test Planning
18 18 (5.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 108 (33.13%) SQL
2 107 (32.82%) Java
3 81 (24.85%) C#
4 59 (18.10%) Python
5 43 (13.19%) Ruby
6 35 (10.74%) JavaScript
7 23 (7.06%) Perl
8 18 (5.52%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.99%) C
10 12 (3.68%) F#
11 11 (3.37%) C++
12 9 (2.76%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.45%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.53%) Tcl
14 5 (1.53%) PHP
14 5 (1.53%) VBScript
15 4 (1.23%) VB
16 3 (0.92%) Scala
17 2 (0.61%) PowerHouse
18 1 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 62 (19.02%) ISEB
2 61 (18.71%) ISTQB
3 45 (13.80%) Degree
4 11 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.23%) CCNA
7 4 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (48.77%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (0.92%) GAMP
2 3 (0.92%) GCP
2 3 (0.92%) GMP
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (8.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (9.51%) Oracle
2 30 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.29%) HP
4 11 (3.37%) JBoss
5 9 (2.76%) SAP
6 5 (1.53%) VMware
7 4 (1.23%) RedPrairie
7 4 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.23%) JDA
7 4 (1.23%) Perforce
8 2 (0.61%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (0.61%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.61%) Citrix
9 1 (0.31%) ESRI
9 1 (0.31%) FINEOS
9 1 (0.31%) Telerik
9 1 (0.31%) IBM
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.31%) Sophos
9 1 (0.31%) Guidewire
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Salary: £40000 to £43000 per annum - plus 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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