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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 135 131 129
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 138 163 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.86% 1.94% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.48% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 116 154 143
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5957 6563 6376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.21% 77.99% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 5387 5479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 70 £46,250 +8.82% 5
Essex +13 25 £42,500 -5.55%
Hertfordshire -17 19 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Bedfordshire +8 14 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Norfolk +3 5 £25,500 -10.52%
Suffolk -10 5 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 88 (35.92%) QA
2 81 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (30.20%) Selenium
4 63 (25.71%) Finance
5 61 (24.90%) Automated Testing
6 60 (24.49%) Test Automation
7 57 (23.27%) Java
8 56 (22.86%) Manual Testing
9 55 (22.45%) SQL
10 52 (21.22%) Linux
11 47 (19.18%) C++
12 43 (17.55%) Software Testing
13 38 (15.51%) C#
14 37 (15.10%) C
14 37 (15.10%) UNIX
14 37 (15.10%) Degree
15 35 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (13.06%) ISTQB
16 32 (13.06%) Windows
16 32 (13.06%) Microsoft
17 30 (12.24%) ISEB
17 30 (12.24%) Regression Testing
18 29 (11.84%) XML
19 28 (11.43%) Cucumber
20 26 (10.61%) Scrum
20 26 (10.61%) Python
20 26 (10.61%) HTML
21 25 (10.20%) Web Services
21 25 (10.20%) TDD
22 24 (9.80%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (3.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.63%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.41%) Liferay
6 1 (0.41%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.53%) MS Office
3 7 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.63%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.41%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.41%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.08%) Skype
2 7 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.86%) Internet
3 5 (2.04%) ATM
4 3 (1.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) LTE
5 1 (0.41%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.49%) Relational Database
2 11 (4.49%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.27%) DB2
4 7 (2.86%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.63%) Essbase
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.22%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.82%) OLAP
8 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 74 (30.20%) Selenium
2 28 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 18 (7.35%) JIRA
4 14 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 9 (3.67%) Rational Rose
5 9 (3.67%) JUnit
5 9 (3.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (3.27%) LoadRunner
7 7 (2.86%) JBehave
7 7 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.86%) NUnit
7 7 (2.86%) Subversion
7 7 (2.86%) XMLSpy
8 6 (2.45%) QADirector
8 6 (2.45%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.45%) Calabash
8 6 (2.45%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.04%) MSTest
9 5 (2.04%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.04%) WATIR
General
1 63 (25.71%) Finance
2 21 (8.57%) Banking
3 10 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.08%) Retail
4 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.63%) Games
5 3 (1.22%) Military
6 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Automotive
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 90 (36.73%) Analyst
2 71 (28.98%) Tester
3 51 (20.82%) Test Analyst
4 27 (11.02%) Automation Tester
4 27 (11.02%) Test Engineer
5 20 (8.16%) Software Tester
6 14 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
7 13 (5.31%) Developer
7 13 (5.31%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.31%) Business Analyst
8 11 (4.49%) Test Manager
8 11 (4.49%) Programmer
9 10 (4.08%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.67%) Lead Tester
11 8 (3.27%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (3.27%) Software Test Engineer
12 7 (2.86%) QA Analyst
13 6 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.45%) Development Engineer
14 5 (2.04%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.84%) XML
2 26 (10.61%) HTML
3 25 (10.20%) Web Services
4 21 (8.57%) .NET
5 16 (6.53%) RESTful
6 14 (5.71%) Gherkin
7 11 (4.49%) J2EE
8 10 (4.08%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.27%) SOAP
10 7 (2.86%) Flash
10 7 (2.86%) CSS
11 5 (2.04%) Middleware
12 4 (1.63%) WSDL
12 4 (1.63%) XSD
12 4 (1.63%) Ajax
12 4 (1.63%) WCF
12 4 (1.63%) jQuery
13 2 (0.82%) JSF
13 2 (0.82%) Dojo
13 2 (0.82%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.27%) Open Source
5 6 (2.45%) GIS
6 4 (1.63%) AS400
6 4 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.63%) iPad
6 4 (1.63%) iPhone
7 3 (1.22%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.22%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) Life Science
8 2 (0.82%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.82%) Biology
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.22%) Linux
2 37 (15.10%) UNIX
3 32 (13.06%) Windows
4 4 (1.63%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (24.90%) Automated Testing
3 60 (24.49%) Test Automation
4 56 (22.86%) Manual Testing
5 43 (17.55%) Software Testing
6 30 (12.24%) Regression Testing
7 26 (10.61%) Scrum
8 25 (10.20%) TDD
9 24 (9.80%) Mentoring
10 21 (8.57%) OO
11 19 (7.76%) BDD
12 18 (7.35%) Test Strategy
12 18 (7.35%) Software Delivery
12 18 (7.35%) PRINCE2
13 16 (6.53%) Waterfall
14 15 (6.12%) Test Planning
15 14 (5.71%) Project Management
16 13 (5.31%) Performance Testing
16 13 (5.31%) Validation
16 13 (5.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.27%) Java
2 55 (22.45%) SQL
3 47 (19.18%) C++
4 38 (15.51%) C#
5 37 (15.10%) C
6 26 (10.61%) Python
7 23 (9.39%) JavaScript
8 22 (8.98%) Perl
9 12 (4.90%) Ruby
10 11 (4.49%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.86%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.04%) VB
13 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.82%) Tcl
14 2 (0.82%) PHP
15 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.41%) TTCN
15 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.41%) XPath
15 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (15.10%) Degree
2 32 (13.06%) ISTQB
3 30 (12.24%) ISEB
4 13 (5.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.45%) APMP
7 5 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.63%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.41%) HNC
11 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (35.92%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (8.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.35%) HP
3 11 (4.49%) Oracle
4 7 (2.86%) SAP
5 5 (2.04%) IBM
6 4 (1.63%) Hyperion
6 4 (1.63%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.22%) Citrix
7 3 (1.22%) EMC
8 2 (0.82%) Sophos
8 2 (0.82%) ESRI
8 2 (0.82%) Google
8 2 (0.82%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.82%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.82%) Lumension
9 1 (0.41%) Infor
9 1 (0.41%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.41%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.41%) Siebel
9 1 (0.41%) Sybase
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
St Neots, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago