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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / East of England
Rank 127 132 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 119 135 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.05% 1.96% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.29% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 109 107 108
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,300
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
5070 5898 6107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.26% 85.74% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4834 4867
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +14 49 £37,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire -5 32 £47,500 +13.09% 5
Bedfordshire +30 21 £42,500 +21.42%
Essex -13 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Suffolk +12 8 £25,000 -28.57%
Norfolk -11 2 £24,750 +15.11%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 115 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.60%) Selenium
3 62 (27.31%) ISEB
4 61 (26.87%) Scrum
5 60 (26.43%) Finance
6 59 (25.99%) Test Automation
7 57 (25.11%) Software Testing
8 56 (24.67%) Python
9 54 (23.79%) Degree
10 48 (21.15%) Automated Testing
11 44 (19.38%) QA
11 44 (19.38%) SQL
12 41 (18.06%) Java
13 40 (17.62%) BDD
14 39 (17.18%) Manual Testing
15 35 (15.42%) ISTQB
16 33 (14.54%) JIRA
16 33 (14.54%) WebDriver
16 33 (14.54%) Regression Testing
17 32 (14.10%) C#
17 32 (14.10%) Non-Functional Testing
18 30 (13.22%) TDD
19 28 (12.33%) Automation Testing
20 26 (11.45%) Functional Testing
21 24 (10.57%) Telecoms
22 22 (9.69%) HP
22 22 (9.69%) Microsoft
22 22 (9.69%) LoadRunner
22 22 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
23 20 (8.81%) Cucumber

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 14 (6.17%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.20%) Confluence
3 5 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Postilion
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.93%) Wireless
2 17 (7.49%) ATM
3 3 (1.32%) HTTP
3 3 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.32%) GIS
5 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.88%) MySQL
7 1 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 74 (32.60%) Selenium
2 33 (14.54%) JIRA
2 33 (14.54%) WebDriver
3 22 (9.69%) LoadRunner
4 20 (8.81%) Cucumber
5 17 (7.49%) HP UFT
6 16 (7.05%) JUnit
7 15 (6.61%) Jenkins
8 13 (5.73%) Robot Framework
9 12 (5.29%) Bugzilla
9 12 (5.29%) Git (software)
10 11 (4.85%) SoapUI
11 10 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.96%) Subversion
13 7 (3.08%) ClearQuest
13 7 (3.08%) Hudson
13 7 (3.08%) Ranorex
13 7 (3.08%) SilkTest
14 6 (2.64%) JMeter
14 6 (2.64%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (26.43%) Finance
2 24 (10.57%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.49%) Electronics
4 7 (3.08%) Legal
5 6 (2.64%) Banking
5 6 (2.64%) Law
6 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Front Office
7 2 (0.88%) Military
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (41.85%) Analyst
2 87 (38.33%) Test Analyst
3 53 (23.35%) Test Engineer
4 44 (19.38%) Tester
5 33 (14.54%) Software Test Engineer
6 24 (10.57%) Automation Tester
6 24 (10.57%) Test Automation Engineer
7 18 (7.93%) Test Leader
8 17 (7.49%) Embedded Engineer
8 17 (7.49%) Postilion Analyst
9 15 (6.61%) Software Tester
10 14 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
11 12 (5.29%) Development Engineer
11 12 (5.29%) DSP Engineer
11 12 (5.29%) QA Leader
11 12 (5.29%) Senior Test Engineer
11 12 (5.29%) Test Development Engineer
12 10 (4.41%) Test Manager
13 9 (3.96%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
14 8 (3.52%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.93%) RESTful
2 13 (5.73%) Gherkin
3 12 (5.29%) .NET
4 9 (3.96%) Web Services
5 8 (3.52%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.52%) SOAP
6 7 (3.08%) REST
7 6 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.64%) CSS
7 6 (2.64%) HTML
7 6 (2.64%) XML
8 5 (2.20%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.20%) Middleware
8 5 (2.20%) Spring
9 4 (1.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (1.76%) WCF
10 3 (1.32%) GWT
11 2 (0.88%) JSON
12 1 (0.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.05%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.08%) iPad
4 5 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.20%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.44%) BBC
8 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.44%) iPhone
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.05%) Linux
1 16 (7.05%) Unix
2 13 (5.73%) Windows
3 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.87%) Scrum
3 59 (25.99%) Test Automation
4 57 (25.11%) Software Testing
5 48 (21.15%) Automated Testing
6 40 (17.62%) BDD
7 39 (17.18%) Manual Testing
8 33 (14.54%) Regression Testing
9 32 (14.10%) Non-Functional Testing
10 30 (13.22%) TDD
11 28 (12.33%) Automation Testing
12 26 (11.45%) Functional Testing
13 22 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (8.81%) SDLC
14 20 (8.81%) Test Strategy
15 19 (8.37%) Agile Testing
15 19 (8.37%) Defect Tracking
15 19 (8.37%) Performance Testing
15 19 (8.37%) Waterfall
16 18 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.67%) Python
2 44 (19.38%) SQL
3 41 (18.06%) Java
4 32 (14.10%) C#
5 18 (7.93%) Ruby
6 12 (5.29%) Tcl
7 9 (3.96%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.52%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.64%) C++
9 6 (2.64%) Perl
10 5 (2.20%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.76%) C
11 4 (1.76%) VBScript
12 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (27.31%) ISEB
2 54 (23.79%) Degree
3 35 (15.42%) ISTQB
4 20 (8.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) HNC
7 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (19.38%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (3.08%) Firmware
2 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) KVM
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (9.69%) HP
1 22 (9.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.49%) NCR
3 15 (6.61%) Oracle
4 12 (5.29%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.08%) SAP
6 5 (2.20%) Sun
7 2 (0.88%) EMC
8 1 (0.44%) Brocade
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix
8 1 (0.44%) FINEOS
8 1 (0.44%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) Telerik
8 1 (0.44%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.44%) VMware
8 1 (0.44%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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