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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 125 164 169
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 152 82 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.92% 1.13% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.47% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 142 71 91
Average salary £41,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
6229 5576 6655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.78% 76.98% 74.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5038 4692 5643
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(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 +43 60 £42,500 +25.00% 9
Hertfordshire +3 44 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Essex 0 16 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Bedfordshire 0 15 £39,000 +33.33% 2
Suffolk +14 9 £40,000 +21.21%
Norfolk +10 8 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 151 (47.94%) QA
2 115 (36.51%) Selenium
3 102 (32.38%) Java
3 102 (32.38%) SQL
4 83 (26.35%) C#
5 76 (24.13%) Automated Testing
6 74 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 63 (20.00%) Python
8 63 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 60 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 60 (19.05%) Automation Testing
10 59 (18.73%) Degree
11 55 (17.46%) Regression Testing
12 54 (17.14%) ISEB
13 46 (14.60%) Scrum
14 39 (12.38%) Test Strategy
15 38 (12.06%) Linux
15 38 (12.06%) Finance
15 38 (12.06%) WebDriver
16 37 (11.75%) UNIX
16 37 (11.75%) Manual Testing
17 36 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
17 36 (11.43%) Ruby
17 36 (11.43%) JIRA
18 34 (10.79%) BDD
19 32 (10.16%) TDD
20 29 (9.21%) Oracle
20 29 (9.21%) OO
20 29 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (2.54%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.22%) IIS
2 7 (2.22%) Apache
2 7 (2.22%) Liferay
3 6 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.90%) Taleo
2 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.62%) Internet
2 21 (6.67%) Wireless
3 16 (5.08%) HTTP
4 14 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (3.81%) Bluetooth
6 8 (2.54%) ATM
7 4 (1.27%) WAN
7 4 (1.27%) Firewall
7 4 (1.27%) DNS
7 4 (1.27%) OSPF
7 4 (1.27%) BGP
8 3 (0.95%) NFC
9 2 (0.63%) X.509
9 2 (0.63%) SAN
9 2 (0.63%) SNMP
9 2 (0.63%) LAN
10 1 (0.32%) SMS
10 1 (0.32%) UMTS
10 1 (0.32%) GPRS
10 1 (0.32%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.90%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.32%) MySQL
6 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 115 (36.51%) Selenium
2 38 (12.06%) WebDriver
3 36 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (11.43%) JIRA
4 21 (6.67%) WATIR
5 20 (6.35%) JMeter
6 19 (6.03%) JUnit
7 16 (5.08%) Bugzilla
8 15 (4.76%) Sahi
9 13 (4.13%) JBehave
9 13 (4.13%) Selenium IDE
10 12 (3.81%) Jasmine
10 12 (3.81%) Cucumber
10 12 (3.81%) NUnit
11 9 (2.86%) Rational Rose
12 8 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (2.22%) SpecFlow
13 7 (2.22%) Visual Studio
13 7 (2.22%) Jenkins
13 7 (2.22%) Calabash
General
1 38 (12.06%) Finance
2 15 (4.76%) Banking
3 8 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.22%) Electronics
4 7 (2.22%) Retail
5 6 (1.90%) Marketing
6 5 (1.59%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.95%) Games
7 3 (0.95%) Military
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 100 (31.75%) Analyst
2 79 (25.08%) Test Engineer
3 73 (23.17%) Test Analyst
4 53 (16.83%) Tester
5 38 (12.06%) Software Engineer
6 25 (7.94%) QA Engineer
7 24 (7.62%) Software Test Engineer
8 22 (6.98%) Software Tester
9 20 (6.35%) Developer
10 14 (4.44%) QA Tester
10 14 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
11 13 (4.13%) Software Test Analyst
11 13 (4.13%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.81%) QA Analyst
13 11 (3.49%) Graduate
13 11 (3.49%) Test Leader
14 10 (3.17%) Web Analyst
14 10 (3.17%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.17%) Web Test Analyst
14 10 (3.17%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.57%) Web Services
2 21 (6.67%) .NET
3 19 (6.03%) HTML
4 18 (5.71%) CSS
5 16 (5.08%) XML
6 11 (3.49%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.17%) WCF
8 9 (2.86%) J2EE
9 8 (2.54%) WPF
10 7 (2.22%) RESTful
10 7 (2.22%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.27%) REST
11 4 (1.27%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.27%) SOAP
12 3 (0.95%) Middleware
13 2 (0.63%) CGI
13 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.63%) Java EE
13 2 (0.63%) Swing
13 2 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 14 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.44%) EFT
3 11 (3.49%) Open Source
4 10 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.54%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.27%) iPhone
8 4 (1.27%) Streaming Media
8 4 (1.27%) IPTV
9 3 (0.95%) Statistics
9 3 (0.95%) EPoS
9 3 (0.95%) Firmware
9 3 (0.95%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.63%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.63%) SCADA
10 2 (0.63%) Physics
10 2 (0.63%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.06%) Linux
2 37 (11.75%) UNIX
3 28 (8.89%) Windows
4 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.63%) Debian
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.63%) Android
6 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.13%) Automated Testing
2 74 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 60 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 60 (19.05%) Automation Testing
5 55 (17.46%) Regression Testing
6 46 (14.60%) Scrum
7 39 (12.38%) Test Strategy
8 37 (11.75%) Manual Testing
9 34 (10.79%) BDD
10 32 (10.16%) TDD
11 29 (9.21%) OO
11 29 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (7.94%) E-Commerce
12 25 (7.94%) Validation
13 23 (7.30%) Test Management
14 22 (6.98%) Performance Testing
15 20 (6.35%) Project Management
16 17 (5.40%) Software Engineering
17 15 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 102 (32.38%) Java
1 102 (32.38%) SQL
2 83 (26.35%) C#
3 63 (20.00%) Python
4 36 (11.43%) Ruby
5 27 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.62%) Perl
7 16 (5.08%) C++
8 12 (3.81%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.81%) F#
9 11 (3.49%) C
10 10 (3.17%) Tcl
11 9 (2.86%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.90%) VB
14 5 (1.59%) PHP
14 5 (1.59%) VBScript
15 3 (0.95%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.95%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.95%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 63 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 59 (18.73%) Degree
3 54 (17.14%) ISEB
4 12 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.27%) CCNA
7 3 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (47.94%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.32%) GAMP
2 1 (0.32%) GCP
2 1 (0.32%) GMP
2 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (9.21%) Oracle
2 27 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.81%) SAP
4 11 (3.49%) HP
5 8 (2.54%) JBoss
6 4 (1.27%) JDA
6 4 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.27%) Perforce
6 4 (1.27%) RedPrairie
7 3 (0.95%) EMC
8 2 (0.63%) Citrix
8 2 (0.63%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe
9 1 (0.32%) IBM
9 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.32%) Nimsoft
9 1 (0.32%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.32%) Telerik
9 1 (0.32%) FINEOS
9 1 (0.32%) JD Edwards
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28k - 33k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arqiva
Salary: bonus & corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Basildon
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package + More
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum Attractive benefits package including a bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago