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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 152 119 130
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 112 187 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 2.28% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.90% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 97 165 143
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
5972 6457 6622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.08% 78.79% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4786 5289 5669
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 46 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Essex 0 27 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hertfordshire -29 21 £50,000 +25.00%
Bedfordshire +13 12 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Suffolk -1 5 £27,500 -31.25%
Norfolk -16 1 £27,500 -32.92%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 86 (33.99%) QA
2 85 (33.60%) Selenium
3 81 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (28.85%) SQL
5 64 (25.30%) Test Automation
6 63 (24.90%) Java
7 57 (22.53%) Finance
8 56 (22.13%) Manual Testing
9 55 (21.74%) Automated Testing
10 52 (20.55%) Software Testing
11 50 (19.76%) Linux
12 48 (18.97%) C#
13 43 (17.00%) Degree
14 37 (14.62%) UNIX
15 36 (14.23%) C++
15 36 (14.23%) Microsoft
15 36 (14.23%) ISTQB
15 36 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (13.83%) XML
17 34 (13.44%) JavaScript
18 33 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
19 32 (12.65%) Windows
19 32 (12.65%) TDD
19 32 (12.65%) BDD
20 31 (12.25%) JUnit
20 31 (12.25%) ISEB
20 31 (12.25%) Scrum
21 30 (11.86%) Web Services
22 28 (11.07%) HTML
23 27 (10.67%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (2.77%) WebLogic
1 7 (2.77%) IIS
1 7 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.58%) JBoss
3 2 (0.79%) Apache
3 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.79%) Liferay
4 1 (0.40%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 27 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.30%) MS Office
3 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.58%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.40%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.40%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.53%) Internet
2 8 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.98%) ATM
4 3 (1.19%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (4.74%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.58%) Essbase
8 3 (1.19%) DB2
8 3 (1.19%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.79%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.79%) Big Data
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.40%) OLAP
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 85 (33.60%) Selenium
2 31 (12.25%) JUnit
3 26 (10.28%) JIRA
3 26 (10.28%) Cucumber
4 21 (8.30%) WebDriver
5 20 (7.91%) JBehave
6 18 (7.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (5.93%) WATIR
8 14 (5.53%) NUnit
8 14 (5.53%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.53%) Calabash
9 13 (5.14%) SpecFlow
10 10 (3.95%) TestNG
10 10 (3.95%) LoadRunner
11 9 (3.56%) Rational Rose
11 9 (3.56%) JMeter
12 8 (3.16%) TestDirector
12 8 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.37%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (22.53%) Finance
2 19 (7.51%) Banking
3 9 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.98%) Legal
4 5 (1.98%) Military
5 4 (1.58%) Retail
6 3 (1.19%) Games
6 3 (1.19%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 96 (37.94%) Analyst
2 58 (22.92%) Tester
3 56 (22.13%) Test Analyst
4 39 (15.42%) Test Engineer
5 19 (7.51%) Software Tester
5 19 (7.51%) Automation Tester
6 18 (7.11%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.72%) Developer
8 13 (5.14%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.74%) Software Test Engineer
10 11 (4.35%) Programmer
10 11 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.56%) Lead Tester
11 9 (3.56%) Test Manager
12 7 (2.77%) Consultant
12 7 (2.77%) Team Leader
12 7 (2.77%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (2.77%) Automation Analyst
13 6 (2.37%) Automation Test Analyst
13 6 (2.37%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.83%) XML
2 30 (11.86%) Web Services
3 28 (11.07%) HTML
4 20 (7.91%) .NET
5 17 (6.72%) RESTful
6 16 (6.32%) Gherkin
6 16 (6.32%) CSS
7 9 (3.56%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.16%) J2EE
9 7 (2.77%) SOAP
10 6 (2.37%) jQuery
11 5 (1.98%) WCF
11 5 (1.98%) Middleware
12 4 (1.58%) Ajax
12 4 (1.58%) REST
13 3 (1.19%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 3 (1.19%) WPF
13 3 (1.19%) XML Schema
13 3 (1.19%) WinForms
13 3 (1.19%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.91%) Open Source
3 11 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.95%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.56%) AS400
6 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.98%) GIS
8 4 (1.58%) Life Science
8 4 (1.58%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.58%) Biology
9 3 (1.19%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.19%) User Experience
10 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.76%) Linux
2 37 (14.62%) UNIX
3 32 (12.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (25.30%) Test Automation
3 56 (22.13%) Manual Testing
4 55 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 52 (20.55%) Software Testing
6 32 (12.65%) TDD
6 32 (12.65%) BDD
7 31 (12.25%) Scrum
8 26 (10.28%) Regression Testing
9 22 (8.70%) OO
10 20 (7.91%) Test Planning
11 19 (7.51%) Mentoring
11 19 (7.51%) Validation
12 18 (7.11%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (5.53%) ETL
14 14 (5.53%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.14%) Test Strategy
15 13 (5.14%) User Stories
15 13 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 73 (28.85%) SQL
2 63 (24.90%) Java
3 48 (18.97%) C#
4 36 (14.23%) C++
5 34 (13.44%) JavaScript
6 27 (10.67%) Python
7 24 (9.49%) C
8 23 (9.09%) Ruby
9 22 (8.70%) Perl
10 12 (4.74%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.16%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.98%) VB
13 3 (1.19%) XQuery
13 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.19%) XPath
13 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.19%) F#
14 2 (0.79%) PHP
14 2 (0.79%) VB6
15 1 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (17.00%) Degree
2 36 (14.23%) ISTQB
3 31 (12.25%) ISEB
4 17 (6.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (33.99%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.28%) HP
3 17 (6.72%) Oracle
4 15 (5.93%) SAP
5 9 (3.56%) Business Objects
6 8 (3.16%) IBM
7 4 (1.58%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.19%) Red Gate
8 3 (1.19%) Citrix
9 2 (0.79%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) Infor
10 1 (0.40%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.40%) Lumension
10 1 (0.40%) Sage
10 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.40%) Sophos
10 1 (0.40%) ESRI
10 1 (0.40%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.40%) Siebel
10 1 (0.40%) Sybase
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