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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 116 172 178
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 164 73 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.14% 1.02% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.31% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 148 62 100
Average salary £40,250 £36,250 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.03% +12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,400 £45,000
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
6088 5558 6927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.49% 77.92% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4691 5863
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 September 2014.

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 29 September 2014. 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 +44 64 £37,500 - 10
Hertfordshire +14 58 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Essex +17 24 £42,500 +28.78% 3
Bedfordshire -12 9 £41,500 +50.90%
Suffolk - 8 £38,250 - 1
Norfolk +5 1 £29,000 -17.14%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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.

1 162 (49.69%) QA
2 134 (41.10%) Selenium
3 120 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (32.52%) Java
5 105 (32.21%) SQL
6 79 (24.23%) C#
7 70 (21.47%) Software Testing
7 70 (21.47%) Test Automation
8 69 (21.17%) Manual Testing
8 69 (21.17%) Automated Testing
9 65 (19.94%) ISEB
10 61 (18.71%) ISTQB
11 59 (18.10%) Python
12 58 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
13 55 (16.87%) Automation Testing
14 49 (15.03%) Regression Testing
14 49 (15.03%) Finance
15 45 (13.80%) Ruby
15 45 (13.80%) WebDriver
15 45 (13.80%) BDD
16 43 (13.19%) Linux
17 41 (12.58%) Degree
17 41 (12.58%) Scrum
18 40 (12.27%) TDD
19 39 (11.96%) JIRA
20 37 (11.35%) QuickTest Pro
20 37 (11.35%) JavaScript
21 36 (11.04%) Web Services
21 36 (11.04%) Windows
21 36 (11.04%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 (3.68%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.07%) IIS
2 10 (3.07%) Apache
2 10 (3.07%) Liferay
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.61%) Node.js
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 22 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.84%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.61%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.84%) Taleo
2 5 (1.53%) SaaS
3 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.90%) Internet
2 19 (5.83%) Wireless
3 17 (5.21%) HTTP
4 9 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (2.45%) ATM
6 5 (1.53%) DNS
7 4 (1.23%) SNMP
7 4 (1.23%) Bluetooth
7 4 (1.23%) WAN
7 4 (1.23%) Firewall
7 4 (1.23%) OSPF
7 4 (1.23%) BGP
8 2 (0.61%) X.509
8 2 (0.61%) SAN
8 2 (0.61%) LAN
9 1 (0.31%) DHCP
9 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.31%) SSL
9 1 (0.31%) TETRA
9 1 (0.31%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.45%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.61%) Big Data
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.31%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 134 (41.10%) Selenium
2 45 (13.80%) WebDriver
3 39 (11.96%) JIRA
4 37 (11.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 31 (9.51%) JUnit
6 29 (8.90%) JMeter
7 28 (8.59%) WATIR
8 24 (7.36%) JBehave
9 19 (5.83%) Cucumber
10 17 (5.21%) NUnit
11 16 (4.91%) Sahi
12 14 (4.29%) Jenkins
12 14 (4.29%) Selenium IDE
13 13 (3.99%) SpecFlow
13 13 (3.99%) Jasmine
13 13 (3.99%) Calabash
14 11 (3.37%) Bugzilla
14 11 (3.37%) Rational Rose
15 8 (2.45%) Visual Studio
15 8 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (15.03%) Finance
2 14 (4.29%) Telecoms
2 14 (4.29%) Banking
3 5 (1.53%) Retail
4 4 (1.23%) Marketing
5 3 (0.92%) Games
5 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.61%) Electronics
6 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.61%) Advertising
6 2 (0.61%) Publishing
6 2 (0.61%) Military
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 109 (33.44%) Analyst
2 79 (24.23%) Test Analyst
3 75 (23.01%) Test Engineer
4 47 (14.42%) Tester
5 39 (11.96%) Software Engineer
6 28 (8.59%) QA Engineer
7 26 (7.98%) Software Test Engineer
8 25 (7.67%) Software Tester
9 18 (5.52%) Developer
9 18 (5.52%) Automation Engineer
10 17 (5.21%) QA Analyst
11 16 (4.91%) QA Tester
12 15 (4.60%) Senior Test Engineer
13 14 (4.29%) Software Test Analyst
14 13 (3.99%) Business Analyst
15 12 (3.68%) Test Manager
15 12 (3.68%) Performance Analyst
16 11 (3.37%) Consultant
17 10 (3.07%) Service Analyst
17 10 (3.07%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.04%) Web Services
2 25 (7.67%) HTML
3 21 (6.44%) CSS
4 20 (6.13%) .NET
5 19 (5.83%) XML
6 17 (5.21%) J2EE
7 14 (4.29%) RESTful
8 13 (3.99%) Gherkin
9 9 (2.76%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.15%) WCF
11 6 (1.84%) WPF
11 6 (1.84%) REST
11 6 (1.84%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.53%) SOAP
13 4 (1.23%) CGI
13 4 (1.23%) Swing
13 4 (1.23%) GTK+
13 4 (1.23%) Java EE
14 2 (0.61%) JSON
14 2 (0.61%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.21%) Open Source
3 16 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.68%) EFT
7 10 (3.07%) User Experience
8 7 (2.15%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.53%) iPhone
10 4 (1.23%) Streaming Media
10 4 (1.23%) IPTV
11 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.92%) AS400
11 3 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.92%) Pharmacovigilance
12 2 (0.61%) EPoS
12 2 (0.61%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (0.61%) Physics
12 2 (0.61%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.19%) Linux
2 36 (11.04%) Windows
3 35 (10.74%) UNIX
4 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.23%) Debian
4 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.61%) Android
6 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (21.47%) Software Testing
2 70 (21.47%) Test Automation
3 69 (21.17%) Automated Testing
3 69 (21.17%) Manual Testing
4 55 (16.87%) Automation Testing
5 49 (15.03%) Regression Testing
6 45 (13.80%) BDD
7 41 (12.58%) Scrum
8 40 (12.27%) TDD
9 36 (11.04%) Test Strategy
10 30 (9.20%) Test Management
11 25 (7.67%) Performance Testing
12 24 (7.36%) OO
13 23 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (7.06%) Software Engineering
14 22 (6.75%) E-Commerce
14 22 (6.75%) Project Management
15 18 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (5.21%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 106 (32.52%) Java
2 105 (32.21%) SQL
3 79 (24.23%) C#
4 59 (18.10%) Python
5 45 (13.80%) Ruby
6 37 (11.35%) JavaScript
7 23 (7.06%) Perl
8 18 (5.52%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.99%) C
9 13 (3.99%) F#
10 10 (3.07%) C++
11 9 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.45%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.53%) VBScript
13 5 (1.53%) PHP
14 4 (1.23%) VB
14 4 (1.23%) Tcl
15 3 (0.92%) Scala
16 2 (0.61%) PowerHouse
17 1 (0.31%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 65 (19.94%) ISEB
2 61 (18.71%) ISTQB
3 41 (12.58%) Degree
4 13 (3.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.23%) CCNA
8 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (49.69%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (0.92%) GAMP
2 3 (0.92%) GCP
2 3 (0.92%) GMP
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (9.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (9.51%) Oracle
1 31 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.60%) HP
3 12 (3.68%) JBoss
4 9 (2.76%) SAP
5 6 (1.84%) VMware
6 4 (1.23%) Perforce
6 4 (1.23%) RedPrairie
6 4 (1.23%) JDA
6 4 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.92%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.61%) Citrix
8 2 (0.61%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.31%) Telerik
9 1 (0.31%) FINEOS
9 1 (0.31%) Nimsoft
9 1 (0.31%) Lumension
9 1 (0.31%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.31%) Lumesse
9 1 (0.31%) IBM
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Colston Consulting
Salary: £37.5k - 42.5k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £55,000 Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
LV=
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Stevenage
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 27 days ago