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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 155 124 177
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +53
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 104 153 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 1.98% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.48% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 87 142 66
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average 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
6013 6181 5700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.23% 80.14% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5054 4995 4829
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
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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 +1 44 £47,500 +14.45% 3
Hertfordshire -18 32 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Essex -13 14 £32,500 -16.12% 2
Bedfordshire +5 10 £37,500 -3.84%
Suffolk -2 3 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Norfolk +2 1 £27,500 -28.57% 2
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 99 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (37.23%) QA
3 66 (28.57%) Finance
4 61 (26.41%) Selenium
5 57 (24.68%) SQL
6 53 (22.94%) Test Automation
7 50 (21.65%) Java
8 44 (19.05%) Automated Testing
9 40 (17.32%) SDLC
10 39 (16.88%) Software Testing
10 39 (16.88%) Microsoft
11 38 (16.45%) Project Management
11 38 (16.45%) Manual Testing
12 34 (14.72%) MS Excel
13 32 (13.85%) C
13 32 (13.85%) Degree
14 29 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (12.55%) ISEB
15 28 (12.12%) HTML
16 26 (11.26%) Regression Testing
16 26 (11.26%) Release Management
16 26 (11.26%) Time Management
17 25 (10.82%) JIRA
17 25 (10.82%) C++
17 25 (10.82%) .NET
18 24 (10.39%) XML
18 24 (10.39%) Cucumber
19 23 (9.96%) Skype
19 23 (9.96%) SQL Server
19 23 (9.96%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (5.19%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.46%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 34 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.52%) MS Project
3 20 (8.66%) MS Office
4 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.96%) Skype
2 4 (1.73%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) 3GPP
3 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.87%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) LTE
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.90%) DbVisualizer
3 9 (3.90%) DB2
4 7 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.73%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.43%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.43%) OLAP
9 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (26.41%) Selenium
2 25 (10.82%) JIRA
3 24 (10.39%) Cucumber
4 15 (6.49%) WebDriver
5 12 (5.19%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.33%) HP UFT
7 9 (3.90%) Subversion
7 9 (3.90%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.46%) JMeter
9 7 (3.03%) ClearQuest
10 5 (2.16%) XMLSpy
10 5 (2.16%) JUnit
10 5 (2.16%) TestDirector
10 5 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (2.16%) Hudson
11 4 (1.73%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.73%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (1.73%) NUnit
11 4 (1.73%) QADirector
12 3 (1.30%) Rational Rose
General
1 66 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (4.76%) Retail
3 8 (3.46%) Banking
3 8 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.30%) Electronics
5 3 (1.30%) Marketing
6 2 (0.87%) Games
6 2 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (38.10%) Analyst
2 60 (25.97%) Tester
3 53 (22.94%) Test Analyst
4 25 (10.82%) Project Manager
4 25 (10.82%) Automation Tester
5 23 (9.96%) Test Engineer
6 19 (8.23%) Business Analyst
6 19 (8.23%) Software Tester
7 18 (7.79%) Selenium Tester
8 15 (6.49%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.63%) Software Test Engineer
10 12 (5.19%) Test Manager
11 10 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.33%) Software Test Analyst
12 9 (3.90%) Agile Project Manager
13 8 (3.46%) QA Tester
14 7 (3.03%) Software Project Manager
14 7 (3.03%) QA Analyst
14 7 (3.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 7 (3.03%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.12%) HTML
2 25 (10.82%) .NET
3 24 (10.39%) XML
4 18 (7.79%) Web Services
4 18 (7.79%) CSS
5 14 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.06%) RESTful
6 13 (5.63%) Gherkin
7 11 (4.76%) J2EE
8 9 (3.90%) Flash
9 7 (3.03%) SOAP
9 7 (3.03%) jQuery
10 5 (2.16%) HTML5
10 5 (2.16%) CSS3
10 5 (2.16%) Middleware
11 4 (1.73%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.73%) WCF
11 4 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.30%) WSDL
12 3 (1.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.33%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.46%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.16%) Replication
6 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.73%) iPad
7 4 (1.73%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.73%) iPhone
7 4 (1.73%) GIS
8 3 (1.30%) AS400
8 3 (1.30%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.43%) SCADA
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.66%) Linux
2 19 (8.23%) UNIX
3 16 (6.93%) Windows
4 4 (1.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.94%) Test Automation
3 44 (19.05%) Automated Testing
4 40 (17.32%) SDLC
5 39 (16.88%) Software Testing
6 38 (16.45%) Project Management
6 38 (16.45%) Manual Testing
7 26 (11.26%) Release Management
7 26 (11.26%) Time Management
7 26 (11.26%) Regression Testing
8 23 (9.96%) PRINCE2
9 22 (9.52%) TDD
10 21 (9.09%) Scrum
11 19 (8.23%) Waterfall
11 19 (8.23%) Business Analysis
12 18 (7.79%) BDD
13 17 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (6.93%) Software Delivery
15 15 (6.49%) Non-Functional Testing
15 15 (6.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.68%) SQL
2 50 (21.65%) Java
3 32 (13.85%) C
4 25 (10.82%) C++
5 21 (9.09%) C#
6 20 (8.66%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.93%) Python
8 11 (4.76%) Perl
9 7 (3.03%) Ruby
10 6 (2.60%) VB
11 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.43%) TTCN
13 1 (0.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 32 (13.85%) Degree
2 29 (12.55%) ISEB
3 17 (7.36%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.19%) APMP
5 10 (4.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.87%) HNC
10 2 (0.87%) HND
10 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (37.23%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (8.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.33%) HP
3 6 (2.60%) Oracle
4 4 (1.73%) SAP
5 3 (1.30%) WorldPay
5 3 (1.30%) EMC
6 2 (0.87%) Sophos
6 2 (0.87%) ESRI
6 2 (0.87%) Google
6 2 (0.87%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.87%) Lumension
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS Health
Salary: £22,000 per annum + annual performance bonus (c10-15%)
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Huntingdon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Watford
Arrows Group
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago