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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 149 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 111 157 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.55% 2.19% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.74% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 99 133 133
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5772 5726 6079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.64% 79.97% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4579 4658 5201
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -11 39 £43,000 +14.66% 4
Hertfordshire -18 32 £42,500 +6.25%
Essex -17 25 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Bedfordshire +8 11 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Suffolk -18 3 £27,500 -35.29% 4
Norfolk -13 1 £26,500 -35.36%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 100 (35.34%) QA
2 97 (34.28%) Selenium
3 93 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (29.68%) SQL
5 72 (25.44%) Test Automation
6 71 (25.09%) Java
7 60 (21.20%) Finance
8 58 (20.49%) Manual Testing
9 55 (19.43%) Software Testing
9 55 (19.43%) C#
10 54 (19.08%) Linux
11 52 (18.37%) Automated Testing
12 46 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (15.19%) Degree
14 42 (14.84%) ISEB
14 42 (14.84%) BDD
15 40 (14.13%) Microsoft
15 40 (14.13%) JavaScript
15 40 (14.13%) JUnit
15 40 (14.13%) ISTQB
16 39 (13.78%) Web Services
16 39 (13.78%) XML
16 39 (13.78%) Windows
17 38 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
18 36 (12.72%) TDD
19 35 (12.37%) UNIX
20 32 (11.31%) Ruby
21 31 (10.95%) Python
21 31 (10.95%) MS Excel
21 31 (10.95%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (2.83%) IIS
2 7 (2.47%) JBoss
2 7 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.41%) Liferay
4 4 (1.41%) Apache
5 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.71%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.35%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.06%) MS Project
4 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.71%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.35%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.35%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) SaaS
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.95%) Internet
2 7 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.77%) ATM
4 4 (1.41%) Wireless
4 4 (1.41%) HTTP
5 2 (0.71%) SSL
5 2 (0.71%) DNS
5 2 (0.71%) DHCP
6 1 (0.35%) SNMP
6 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.59%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.89%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.41%) Essbase
9 3 (1.06%) DB2
9 3 (1.06%) Big Data
10 2 (0.71%) DbVisualizer
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.71%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.35%) OLAP
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (34.28%) Selenium
2 40 (14.13%) JUnit
3 29 (10.25%) JBehave
4 28 (9.89%) Cucumber
5 26 (9.19%) WebDriver
6 25 (8.83%) JIRA
7 23 (8.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 22 (7.77%) WATIR
9 19 (6.71%) Jenkins
9 19 (6.71%) Calabash
9 19 (6.71%) NUnit
10 18 (6.36%) SpecFlow
11 16 (5.65%) JMeter
12 12 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (3.53%) TestNG
13 10 (3.53%) Rational Rose
14 9 (3.18%) LoadRunner
15 7 (2.47%) Visual Studio
15 7 (2.47%) TestDirector
15 7 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 60 (21.20%) Finance
2 19 (6.71%) Banking
3 11 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.77%) Military
4 5 (1.77%) Legal
5 4 (1.41%) Retail
6 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.06%) Games
6 3 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 108 (38.16%) Analyst
2 61 (21.55%) Test Analyst
3 55 (19.43%) Test Engineer
4 50 (17.67%) Tester
5 23 (8.13%) Software Engineer
6 22 (7.77%) Software Tester
7 21 (7.42%) Developer
8 20 (7.07%) Software Test Engineer
9 19 (6.71%) Business Analyst
10 16 (5.65%) Automation Tester
11 14 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (4.24%) QA Analyst
12 12 (4.24%) Senior Test Engineer
13 11 (3.89%) Programmer
14 9 (3.18%) Consultant
14 9 (3.18%) QA Engineer
15 8 (2.83%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 8 (2.83%) Test Automation Engineer
15 8 (2.83%) Lead Tester
15 8 (2.83%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.78%) Web Services
1 39 (13.78%) XML
2 30 (10.60%) HTML
3 23 (8.13%) .NET
4 22 (7.77%) RESTful
5 20 (7.07%) Gherkin
6 17 (6.01%) CSS
7 13 (4.59%) J2EE
8 10 (3.53%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.18%) SOAP
10 7 (2.47%) jQuery
11 6 (2.12%) REST
12 5 (1.77%) Ajax
12 5 (1.77%) WCF
13 4 (1.41%) Middleware
14 3 (1.06%) EDI
14 3 (1.06%) XML Schema
14 3 (1.06%) WinForms
14 3 (1.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 3 (1.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.13%) Open Source
3 14 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.83%) AS400
6 7 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.12%) GIS
8 4 (1.41%) User Experience
8 4 (1.41%) Life Science
8 4 (1.41%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.41%) Biology
9 3 (1.06%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmacovigilance
11 1 (0.35%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.08%) Linux
2 39 (13.78%) Windows
3 35 (12.37%) UNIX
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.44%) Test Automation
3 58 (20.49%) Manual Testing
4 55 (19.43%) Software Testing
5 52 (18.37%) Automated Testing
6 42 (14.84%) BDD
7 36 (12.72%) TDD
8 28 (9.89%) Regression Testing
9 27 (9.54%) Scrum
10 23 (8.13%) Test Planning
11 21 (7.42%) Software Engineering
12 20 (7.07%) OO
12 20 (7.07%) Validation
13 19 (6.71%) Automation Testing
14 18 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.01%) Mentoring
16 15 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (4.95%) Test Strategy
17 14 (4.95%) Change Management
17 14 (4.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.68%) SQL
2 71 (25.09%) Java
3 55 (19.43%) C#
4 40 (14.13%) JavaScript
5 32 (11.31%) Ruby
6 31 (10.95%) Python
6 31 (10.95%) C++
7 29 (10.25%) C
8 22 (7.77%) Perl
9 12 (4.24%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.18%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.77%) VB
12 5 (1.77%) F#
13 3 (1.06%) PHP
13 3 (1.06%) XQuery
13 3 (1.06%) XPath
13 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (15.19%) Degree
2 42 (14.84%) ISEB
3 40 (14.13%) ISTQB
4 18 (6.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.53%) VCP4
6 9 (3.18%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.83%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (35.34%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.35%) GAMP
2 1 (0.35%) GCP
2 1 (0.35%) GMP
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.25%) HP
3 18 (6.36%) Oracle
4 14 (4.95%) SAP
5 8 (2.83%) VMware
5 8 (2.83%) IBM
5 8 (2.83%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.41%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.06%) Citrix
7 3 (1.06%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.71%) Lumension
8 2 (0.71%) ESRI
8 2 (0.71%) Sophos
9 1 (0.35%) Siebel
9 1 (0.35%) Sybase
9 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.35%) Sage
9 1 (0.35%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.35%) FINEOS
9 1 (0.35%) Telerik
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