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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 127 151 131
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 147 135 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.11% 1.75% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.11% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 128 117 168
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
6057 6390 7011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.75% 82.80% 81.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4893 5190 5799
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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
Hertfordshire +47 54 £50,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire -25 36 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Suffolk +30 31 £32,750 +11.01% 4
Essex -13 12 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bedfordshire -2 11 £60,500 +38.28%
Norfolk +16 3 £21,500 -15.68%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 96 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (29.12%) Finance
3 81 (28.42%) QA
4 80 (28.07%) SQL
5 70 (24.56%) Microsoft
6 68 (23.86%) Selenium
7 63 (22.11%) Java
8 58 (20.35%) Software Testing
9 57 (20.00%) JIRA
10 54 (18.95%) HP UFT
11 49 (17.19%) Test Automation
12 46 (16.14%) Automation Testing
12 46 (16.14%) ISEB
12 46 (16.14%) ISTQB
13 45 (15.79%) Degree
13 45 (15.79%) Automated Testing
14 44 (15.44%) LoadRunner
15 41 (14.39%) User Acceptance Testing
16 39 (13.68%) Manual Testing
17 37 (12.98%) Test Management
18 36 (12.63%) Non-Functional Testing
19 35 (12.28%) Unix
19 35 (12.28%) SQL Server
20 33 (11.58%) HP Quality Center
20 33 (11.58%) Waterfall
21 31 (10.88%) MS Excel
22 30 (10.53%) Test Strategy
23 29 (10.18%) HP
24 28 (9.82%) Linux
24 28 (9.82%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (2.46%) Apache
1 7 (2.46%) IIS
1 7 (2.46%) Tomcat
1 7 (2.46%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.40%) CMS
3 4 (1.40%) Kentico
Applications
1 31 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.42%) MS Office
3 12 (4.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (3.51%) SAP EHS
3 7 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.40%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 4 (1.40%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.40%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.40%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.35%) Finacle
5 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.21%) Skype
2 8 (2.81%) Firewall
3 3 (1.05%) LAN
3 3 (1.05%) VoIP
3 3 (1.05%) WAN
4 2 (0.70%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
4 2 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.35%) OFDM
5 1 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.46%) MySQL
4 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.70%) DB2
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.35%) Big Data
6 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 68 (23.86%) Selenium
2 57 (20.00%) JIRA
3 54 (18.95%) HP UFT
4 44 (15.44%) LoadRunner
5 26 (9.12%) WebDriver
6 22 (7.72%) JMeter
7 20 (7.02%) ClearQuest
8 16 (5.61%) Cucumber
9 15 (5.26%) Hudson
10 14 (4.91%) SoapUI
11 8 (2.81%) Selenium IDE
11 8 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.46%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.75%) Appium
13 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.40%) Git (software)
14 4 (1.40%) JUnit
14 4 (1.40%) NUnit
15 2 (0.70%) Gerrit
15 2 (0.70%) Mercurial
General
1 83 (29.12%) Finance
2 24 (8.42%) Manufacturing
3 19 (6.67%) Legal
4 11 (3.86%) Banking
5 10 (3.51%) Law
6 9 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.11%) Retail
7 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (46.32%) Analyst
2 100 (35.09%) Test Analyst
3 50 (17.54%) Tester
4 24 (8.42%) QA Analyst
5 23 (8.07%) Test Leader
6 21 (7.37%) Team Leader
6 21 (7.37%) Test Engineer
7 20 (7.02%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 19 (6.67%) Consultant
9 18 (6.32%) Software Tester
9 18 (6.32%) Technical Leader
10 16 (5.61%) Test Team Leader
11 15 (5.26%) QA Tester
11 15 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
12 14 (4.91%) Automation Test Analyst
12 14 (4.91%) QA Test Analyst
12 14 (4.91%) Software Analyst
13 13 (4.56%) Test Automation Engineer
14 12 (4.21%) Agile Project Manager
14 12 (4.21%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.82%) .NET
2 17 (5.96%) Web Services
3 16 (5.61%) SOAP
4 15 (5.26%) REST
5 11 (3.86%) .NET Framework
6 10 (3.51%) Gherkin
6 10 (3.51%) XML
7 8 (2.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.81%) Middleware
8 6 (2.11%) J2EE
9 5 (1.75%) HTML
10 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (1.40%) CSS
10 4 (1.40%) jQuery
10 4 (1.40%) RESTful
10 4 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (1.40%) WCF
11 2 (0.70%) Natural Language Processing
12 1 (0.35%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.26%) Replication
4 9 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.81%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (2.81%) NHS
6 5 (1.75%) iPad
6 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.40%) PMI
8 3 (1.05%) EPoS
9 2 (0.70%) Fintech
9 2 (0.70%) FMCG
9 2 (0.70%) Life Science
9 2 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.28%) Unix
2 28 (9.82%) Linux
3 19 (6.67%) Windows
4 15 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.16%) Android
6 8 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.81%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.35%) Software Testing
3 49 (17.19%) Test Automation
4 46 (16.14%) Automation Testing
5 45 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 41 (14.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (13.68%) Manual Testing
8 37 (12.98%) Test Management
9 36 (12.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 33 (11.58%) Waterfall
11 30 (10.53%) Test Strategy
12 28 (9.82%) SDLC
13 26 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (8.77%) ERP
15 24 (8.42%) Functional Testing
15 24 (8.42%) ITIL
15 24 (8.42%) Project Management
16 23 (8.07%) BDD
16 23 (8.07%) Performance Testing
16 23 (8.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.07%) SQL
2 63 (22.11%) Java
3 24 (8.42%) Shell Script
4 22 (7.72%) C
5 16 (5.61%) C++
6 14 (4.91%) VB
7 13 (4.56%) C#
8 8 (2.81%) Embedded C
8 8 (2.81%) Embedded C++
8 8 (2.81%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.81%) Python
9 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.46%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.11%) Ruby
11 3 (1.05%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.05%) Perl
12 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (16.14%) ISEB
1 46 (16.14%) ISTQB
2 45 (15.79%) Degree
3 17 (5.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.46%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) ACCA
6 4 (1.40%) CIMA
7 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.05%) HP ASE
7 3 (1.05%) PMP
8 1 (0.35%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.35%) CISA
8 1 (0.35%) CISSP
8 1 (0.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (28.42%) QA
2 8 (2.81%) SLA
3 4 (1.40%) GMP
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SDET
4 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.35%) Val IT
System Software
1 7 (2.46%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (11.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.18%) HP
3 23 (8.07%) SAP
4 18 (6.32%) Oracle
5 9 (3.16%) Apple
5 9 (3.16%) IBM
6 7 (2.46%) VMware
7 6 (2.11%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.40%) Twitter
9 2 (0.70%) Facebook
9 2 (0.70%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.35%) Temenos
10 1 (0.35%) Unisys
10 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
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