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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 154 150 129
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 100 128 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.52% 1.67% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.96% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 87 104 153
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +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
5623 6519 6587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.24% 84.94% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4732 5385 5436
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 30 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -22 29 £47,500 - 5
Bedfordshire +34 20 £58,000 +36.47% 1
Suffolk +17 13 £32,200 -0.92% 2
Essex +1 6 £50,000 +53.84%
Norfolk -4 2 £31,250 +22.54%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 103 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (34.40%) SQL
3 80 (32.00%) Finance
4 75 (30.00%) Selenium
5 70 (28.00%) QA
6 57 (22.80%) JIRA
7 53 (21.20%) Software Testing
7 53 (21.20%) Java
8 52 (20.80%) Microsoft
9 50 (20.00%) HP
9 50 (20.00%) HP UFT
10 49 (19.60%) Test Automation
11 48 (19.20%) Automation Testing
12 45 (18.00%) HP Quality Center
12 45 (18.00%) ISEB
13 44 (17.60%) Waterfall
14 41 (16.40%) Non-Functional Testing
15 35 (14.00%) Automated Testing
16 34 (13.60%) Functional Testing
17 33 (13.20%) BDD
17 33 (13.20%) Degree
18 32 (12.80%) Unix
18 32 (12.80%) Continuous Improvement
19 31 (12.40%) LoadRunner
19 31 (12.40%) Test Management
20 30 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
21 29 (11.60%) ISTQB
21 29 (11.60%) Regression Testing
21 29 (11.60%) MS Excel
21 29 (11.60%) Manual 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 9 (3.60%) Smallworld
2 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.80%) Apache
3 2 (0.80%) CMS
3 2 (0.80%) IIS
3 2 (0.80%) Kentico
3 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.80%) MS Office
3 4 (1.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.00%) SAP EHS
2 4 (1.60%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 4 (1.60%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.60%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.60%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.80%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Finacle
4 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.40%) Firewall
2 4 (1.60%) iSCSI
2 4 (1.60%) NAS
2 4 (1.60%) Skype
2 4 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.20%) LAN
3 3 (1.20%) VoIP
3 3 (1.20%) WAN
4 2 (0.80%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.40%) OFDM
5 1 (0.40%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.60%) GIS
3 5 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.60%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.80%) DB2
5 2 (0.80%) MySQL
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 75 (30.00%) Selenium
2 57 (22.80%) JIRA
3 50 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 31 (12.40%) LoadRunner
5 26 (10.40%) Cucumber
5 26 (10.40%) SoapUI
6 23 (9.20%) ClearQuest
6 23 (9.20%) WebDriver
7 18 (7.20%) JMeter
8 14 (5.60%) Jenkins
9 13 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (4.00%) JUnit
11 9 (3.60%) NUnit
12 8 (3.20%) Hudson
13 4 (1.60%) Robot Framework
13 4 (1.60%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
14 3 (1.20%) Subversion
15 2 (0.80%) Fiddler
15 2 (0.80%) WATIR
General
1 80 (32.00%) Finance
2 16 (6.40%) Banking
3 15 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.60%) Legal
5 12 (4.80%) Retail
6 10 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 9 (3.60%) Billing
8 7 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 117 (46.80%) Analyst
2 100 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 58 (23.20%) Tester
4 23 (9.20%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 20 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 19 (7.60%) Software Tester
7 18 (7.20%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (6.40%) QA Analyst
8 16 (6.40%) QA Tester
9 12 (4.80%) QA Engineer
9 12 (4.80%) Software Test Engineer
9 12 (4.80%) Test Automation Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) Consultant
10 11 (4.40%) Service Analyst
11 10 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
11 10 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
11 10 (4.00%) Software Analyst
12 9 (3.60%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.60%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.80%) SOAP
2 15 (6.00%) .NET
2 15 (6.00%) REST
2 15 (6.00%) Web Services
3 13 (5.20%) XML
4 11 (4.40%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.00%) RESTful
6 9 (3.60%) Gherkin
7 8 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.80%) HTML
9 6 (2.40%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.40%) CSS
10 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (1.60%) J2EE
10 4 (1.60%) WCF
11 3 (1.20%) Middleware
12 2 (0.80%) jQuery
12 2 (0.80%) Natural Language Processing
12 2 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.60%) NHS
3 8 (3.20%) Replication
4 6 (2.40%) EPoS
5 5 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.00%) iPad
5 5 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.00%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.60%) Fintech
7 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.80%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.80%) Life Science
8 2 (0.80%) PMI
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.80%) Unix
2 13 (5.20%) Windows
3 12 (4.80%) Linux
4 8 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.20%) Software Testing
3 49 (19.60%) Test Automation
4 48 (19.20%) Automation Testing
5 44 (17.60%) Waterfall
6 41 (16.40%) Non-Functional Testing
7 35 (14.00%) Automated Testing
8 34 (13.60%) Functional Testing
9 33 (13.20%) BDD
10 32 (12.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (12.40%) Test Management
12 30 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (11.60%) Manual Testing
13 29 (11.60%) Regression Testing
14 26 (10.40%) API Testing
15 25 (10.00%) SDLC
16 24 (9.60%) Release Management
17 21 (8.40%) Project Management
18 20 (8.00%) Agile Testing
19 17 (6.80%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (34.40%) SQL
2 53 (21.20%) Java
3 27 (10.80%) Shell Script
4 15 (6.00%) Ruby
4 15 (6.00%) VB
5 12 (4.80%) Python
6 10 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.60%) C++
8 7 (2.80%) C#
8 7 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.00%) C
10 2 (0.80%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.80%) Perl
10 2 (0.80%) PHP
10 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (18.00%) ISEB
2 33 (13.20%) Degree
3 29 (11.60%) ISTQB
4 16 (6.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.80%) HP ASE
7 4 (1.60%) ACCA
7 4 (1.60%) CIMA
7 4 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.20%) CGEIT
8 3 (1.20%) CISA
8 3 (1.20%) CISSP
8 3 (1.20%) CRISC
9 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (28.00%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) COBIT
2 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.20%) Val IT
3 2 (0.80%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (18.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
2 2 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 50 (20.00%) HP
3 17 (6.80%) SAP
4 10 (4.00%) VMware
5 8 (3.20%) Oracle
6 4 (1.60%) Becrypt
6 4 (1.60%) ESRI
6 4 (1.60%) IBM
7 3 (1.20%) Twitter
8 2 (0.80%) FINEOS
8 2 (0.80%) Guidewire
8 2 (0.80%) Rally
8 2 (0.80%) Telerik
8 2 (0.80%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) Facebook
9 1 (0.40%) Temenos
9 1 (0.40%) Unisys
9 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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