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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 142 166 134
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 107 105 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.67% 1.42% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.67% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 93 86 141
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
5476 6305 6494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.47% 85.02% 83.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 5280 5272
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Cambridgeshire +5 32 £47,500 - 5
Hertfordshire +14 29 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Suffolk +12 18 £30,500 -6.15% 4
Bedfordshire +27 17 £45,000 +20.00%
Essex -2 9 £52,000 +60.00% 1
Norfolk - 2 £31,250 -
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 107 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (37.40%) SQL
3 85 (34.55%) Finance
4 77 (31.30%) Selenium
5 61 (24.80%) QA
6 57 (23.17%) JIRA
7 55 (22.36%) Java
8 52 (21.14%) HP
9 51 (20.73%) ISEB
10 49 (19.92%) Software Testing
10 49 (19.92%) Automation Testing
11 46 (18.70%) Waterfall
11 46 (18.70%) Non-Functional Testing
11 46 (18.70%) Microsoft
12 44 (17.89%) Test Automation
13 43 (17.48%) HP UFT
14 40 (16.26%) HP Quality Center
15 37 (15.04%) Automated Testing
16 35 (14.23%) Degree
17 34 (13.82%) Functional Testing
18 33 (13.41%) BDD
18 33 (13.41%) Manual Testing
19 31 (12.60%) LoadRunner
20 30 (12.20%) Unix
21 29 (11.79%) Regression Testing
21 29 (11.79%) Release Management
21 29 (11.79%) Test Management
21 29 (11.79%) SDLC
21 29 (11.79%) API Testing
22 28 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement

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 (3.66%) Smallworld
2 6 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.07%) SAP EHS
2 4 (1.63%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 4 (1.63%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.63%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.63%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.81%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) Firewall
1 4 (1.63%) iSCSI
1 4 (1.63%) NAS
1 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.22%) ATM
2 3 (1.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.22%) LAN
2 3 (1.22%) VoIP
2 3 (1.22%) WAN
3 2 (0.81%) HTTP
3 2 (0.81%) Wireless
4 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.41%) OFDM
4 1 (0.41%) SAN
4 1 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.66%) GIS
3 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.81%) DB2
6 2 (0.81%) MySQL
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 77 (31.30%) Selenium
2 57 (23.17%) JIRA
3 43 (17.48%) HP UFT
4 31 (12.60%) LoadRunner
5 27 (10.98%) SoapUI
6 26 (10.57%) Cucumber
7 24 (9.76%) WebDriver
8 22 (8.94%) ClearQuest
9 16 (6.50%) JMeter
10 15 (6.10%) JUnit
11 14 (5.69%) Jenkins
11 14 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (4.07%) NUnit
13 7 (2.85%) Robot Framework
14 5 (2.03%) TestNG
15 4 (1.63%) Hudson
15 4 (1.63%) SpecFlow
16 3 (1.22%) LoadUI
16 3 (1.22%) Subversion
17 2 (0.81%) WATIR
General
1 85 (34.55%) Finance
2 19 (7.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.69%) Banking
4 13 (5.28%) Legal
5 10 (4.07%) Retail
6 9 (3.66%) Billing
7 6 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.22%) Back Office
9 3 (1.22%) Military
10 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.81%) Electronics
10 2 (0.81%) Front Office
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (48.78%) Analyst
2 105 (42.68%) Test Analyst
3 55 (22.36%) Tester
4 26 (10.57%) Test Engineer
5 24 (9.76%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 20 (8.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 17 (6.91%) QA Tester
7 17 (6.91%) Software Test Engineer
7 17 (6.91%) Software Tester
8 15 (6.10%) Test Automation Engineer
9 14 (5.69%) QA Analyst
10 11 (4.47%) QA Engineer
10 11 (4.47%) Service Analyst
10 11 (4.47%) Test Leader
11 10 (4.07%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.66%) Architect
12 9 (3.66%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (3.66%) Senior Architect
12 9 (3.66%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.32%) SOAP
2 15 (6.10%) REST
3 14 (5.69%) Web Services
3 14 (5.69%) XML
4 11 (4.47%) .NET
4 11 (4.47%) RESTful
5 10 (4.07%) Gherkin
6 9 (3.66%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.85%) CSS
8 7 (2.85%) HTML
9 4 (1.63%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (1.63%) WCF
10 2 (0.81%) Middleware
10 2 (0.81%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.25%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.44%) NHS
4 5 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.03%) EPoS
4 5 (2.03%) iPad
4 5 (2.03%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.63%) Replication
6 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.22%) Fintech
7 2 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.81%) Life Science
8 1 (0.41%) iPhone
8 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.20%) Unix
2 11 (4.47%) Windows
3 9 (3.66%) Linux
4 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.92%) Automation Testing
2 49 (19.92%) Software Testing
3 46 (18.70%) Non-Functional Testing
3 46 (18.70%) Waterfall
4 44 (17.89%) Test Automation
5 37 (15.04%) Automated Testing
6 34 (13.82%) Functional Testing
7 33 (13.41%) BDD
7 33 (13.41%) Manual Testing
8 29 (11.79%) API Testing
8 29 (11.79%) Regression Testing
8 29 (11.79%) Release Management
8 29 (11.79%) SDLC
8 29 (11.79%) Test Management
9 28 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (8.13%) Agile Testing
12 19 (7.72%) Scrum
13 17 (6.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (37.40%) SQL
2 55 (22.36%) Java
3 24 (9.76%) Shell Script
4 19 (7.72%) Python
5 15 (6.10%) Ruby
6 13 (5.28%) VB
7 11 (4.47%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.07%) C++
9 8 (3.25%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.44%) C#
11 5 (2.03%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.63%) Perl
13 2 (0.81%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.81%) PHP
13 2 (0.81%) Tcl
13 2 (0.81%) VBScript
14 1 (0.41%) C
14 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 51 (20.73%) ISEB
2 35 (14.23%) Degree
3 27 (10.98%) ISTQB
4 17 (6.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.85%) HP ASE
5 7 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.85%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.63%) ACCA
6 4 (1.63%) CIMA
7 3 (1.22%) CGEIT
7 3 (1.22%) CISA
7 3 (1.22%) CISSP
7 3 (1.22%) CRISC
8 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.81%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (24.80%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) COBIT
2 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.22%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.22%) Val IT
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (16.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.81%) SCCM
2 2 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (21.14%) HP
2 46 (18.70%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.69%) SAP
4 10 (4.07%) Oracle
5 8 (3.25%) VMware
6 4 (1.63%) Becrypt
6 4 (1.63%) ESRI
7 3 (1.22%) NCR
8 2 (0.81%) EMC
8 2 (0.81%) FINEOS
8 2 (0.81%) Guidewire
8 2 (0.81%) IBM
8 2 (0.81%) Rally
8 2 (0.81%) Sun
8 2 (0.81%) Telerik
9 1 (0.41%) Apple
9 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.41%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
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