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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / East of England
Rank 148 148 175
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 102 133 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.70% 1.78% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.04% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 87 95 95
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,900 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £54,400
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
5221 6530 6414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.15% 87.23% 84.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4258 5175 5121
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 1 March 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 1 March 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 +10 46 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Cambridgeshire -3 38 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Essex -3 10 £110,000 +158.82% 2
Bedfordshire +26 8 £31,000 -11.42%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 124 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (34.26%) Test Automation
3 72 (33.33%) Selenium
4 71 (32.87%) Scrum
5 66 (30.56%) Python
6 60 (27.78%) Degree
7 58 (26.85%) Software Testing
8 53 (24.54%) ISEB
9 52 (24.07%) Finance
10 51 (23.61%) Automated Testing
11 48 (22.22%) QA
11 48 (22.22%) BDD
12 44 (20.37%) Java
13 43 (19.91%) TDD
14 38 (17.59%) C#
15 37 (17.13%) Regression Testing
15 37 (17.13%) WebDriver
16 36 (16.67%) JIRA
17 34 (15.74%) ISTQB
18 31 (14.35%) SQL
18 31 (14.35%) Functional Testing
19 29 (13.43%) Telecoms
20 28 (12.96%) Manual Testing
21 27 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
21 27 (12.50%) Cucumber
22 26 (12.04%) Test Strategy
23 24 (11.11%) Wireless
24 23 (10.65%) Electronics
24 23 (10.65%) Microsoft
24 23 (10.65%) User Acceptance 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 10 (4.63%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.24%) Confluence
2 7 (3.24%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.46%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Smallworld
Applications
1 17 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.02%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.11%) Wireless
2 13 (6.02%) ATM
3 5 (2.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.78%) GIS
4 5 (2.31%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.93%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 72 (33.33%) Selenium
2 37 (17.13%) WebDriver
3 36 (16.67%) JIRA
4 27 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 20 (9.26%) Jenkins
6 19 (8.80%) HP UFT
7 17 (7.87%) LoadRunner
8 15 (6.94%) Git (software)
9 14 (6.48%) JUnit
9 14 (6.48%) SoapUI
10 11 (5.09%) Bugzilla
10 11 (5.09%) Robot Framework
10 11 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (4.63%) ClearQuest
11 10 (4.63%) Subversion
12 9 (4.17%) Hudson
12 9 (4.17%) Ranorex
12 9 (4.17%) SilkTest
13 8 (3.70%) TeamCity
14 7 (3.24%) Maven
General
1 52 (24.07%) Finance
2 29 (13.43%) Telecoms
3 23 (10.65%) Electronics
4 7 (3.24%) Legal
5 6 (2.78%) Banking
5 6 (2.78%) Law
6 5 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.93%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (36.11%) Analyst
2 70 (32.41%) Test Analyst
3 59 (27.31%) Test Engineer
4 41 (18.98%) Tester
5 33 (15.28%) Software Test Engineer
6 24 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 24 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 23 (10.65%) Embedded Engineer
8 19 (8.80%) Development Engineer
8 19 (8.80%) Test Development Engineer
9 16 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (6.94%) Senior Test Engineer
10 15 (6.94%) Software Tester
11 13 (6.02%) DSP Engineer
11 13 (6.02%) Postilion Analyst
11 13 (6.02%) Test Leader
12 11 (5.09%) QA Leader
13 10 (4.63%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 10 (4.63%) Systems Test Engineer
14 9 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.26%) RESTful
2 19 (8.80%) Gherkin
3 15 (6.94%) .NET
4 9 (4.17%) REST
4 9 (4.17%) SOAP
4 9 (4.17%) Web Services
5 8 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.24%) Hibernate
6 7 (3.24%) Spring
7 6 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.78%) Middleware
7 6 (2.78%) XML
8 5 (2.31%) GWT
9 4 (1.85%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (1.85%) WCF
10 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.93%) CSS
10 2 (0.93%) HTML
10 2 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.48%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.63%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.31%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.39%) iPad
7 1 (0.46%) BBC
7 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.19%) Linux
2 19 (8.80%) Unix
3 14 (6.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (34.26%) Test Automation
3 71 (32.87%) Scrum
4 58 (26.85%) Software Testing
5 51 (23.61%) Automated Testing
6 48 (22.22%) BDD
7 43 (19.91%) TDD
8 37 (17.13%) Regression Testing
9 31 (14.35%) Functional Testing
10 28 (12.96%) Manual Testing
11 27 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
12 26 (12.04%) Test Strategy
13 23 (10.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (10.19%) Automation Testing
14 22 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (8.80%) Agile Testing
16 18 (8.33%) Waterfall
17 16 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
17 16 (7.41%) SDLC
18 15 (6.94%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.56%) Python
2 44 (20.37%) Java
3 38 (17.59%) C#
4 31 (14.35%) SQL
5 16 (7.41%) Ruby
6 13 (6.02%) Shell Script
6 13 (6.02%) Tcl
7 7 (3.24%) C
7 7 (3.24%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.31%) C++
9 4 (1.85%) Perl
10 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.93%) VBScript
11 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (27.78%) Degree
2 53 (24.54%) ISEB
3 34 (15.74%) ISTQB
4 19 (8.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.24%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (22.22%) QA
2 7 (3.24%) SDET
3 3 (1.39%) PMO
4 2 (0.93%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.56%) Firmware
2 5 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) KVM
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 14 (6.48%) HP
4 13 (6.02%) NCR
5 8 (3.70%) Oracle
6 6 (2.78%) SAP
7 3 (1.39%) Sun
8 1 (0.46%) Brocade
8 1 (0.46%) Citrix
8 1 (0.46%) FINEOS
8 1 (0.46%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.46%) Telerik
8 1 (0.46%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.46%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
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