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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 121 150 151
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 172 110 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.13% 1.54% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.95% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 139 93 136
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,600
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
6516 5644 6951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.77% 79.27% 76.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5205 4598 5966
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(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 +27 63 £37,500 +3.44% 7
Hertfordshire +11 60 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Essex +2 32 £38,500 -14.44%
Suffolk +5 10 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Bedfordshire -1 5 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Norfolk -12 2 £45,000 +9.75%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 152 (46.48%) QA
2 140 (42.81%) Selenium
3 117 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (33.94%) SQL
5 109 (33.33%) Java
6 81 (24.77%) Test Automation
7 78 (23.85%) Manual Testing
8 72 (22.02%) Software Testing
9 67 (20.49%) C#
10 63 (19.27%) ISEB
11 59 (18.04%) Automated Testing
11 59 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
12 58 (17.74%) Finance
13 56 (17.13%) ISTQB
14 55 (16.82%) JUnit
15 53 (16.21%) JavaScript
15 53 (16.21%) BDD
16 50 (15.29%) Linux
17 47 (14.37%) TDD
18 45 (13.76%) Ruby
18 45 (13.76%) Python
19 44 (13.46%) Web Services
19 44 (13.46%) JIRA
20 43 (13.15%) Automation Testing
20 43 (13.15%) Scrum
21 41 (12.54%) WebDriver
22 39 (11.93%) Degree
22 39 (11.93%) Microsoft
23 38 (11.62%) XML
23 38 (11.62%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (4.89%) JBoss
2 14 (4.28%) IIS
2 14 (4.28%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.67%) Apache
3 12 (3.67%) Liferay
4 6 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.61%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.61%) Node.js
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.83%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.61%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.83%) Taleo
1 6 (1.83%) SaaS
2 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.01%) Internet
2 17 (5.20%) HTTP
3 13 (3.98%) Wireless
4 6 (1.83%) DNS
5 5 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.22%) Firewall
6 4 (1.22%) SNMP
6 4 (1.22%) WAN
6 4 (1.22%) OSPF
6 4 (1.22%) BGP
7 3 (0.92%) ATM
8 2 (0.61%) SSL
8 2 (0.61%) X.509
8 2 (0.61%) DHCP
8 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.31%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.83%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.61%) Big Data
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.31%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 140 (42.81%) Selenium
2 55 (16.82%) JUnit
3 44 (13.46%) JIRA
4 41 (12.54%) WebDriver
5 38 (11.62%) JBehave
6 35 (10.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 32 (9.79%) JMeter
8 28 (8.56%) WATIR
9 24 (7.34%) NUnit
9 24 (7.34%) Cucumber
10 23 (7.03%) Jenkins
11 21 (6.42%) Calabash
11 21 (6.42%) SpecFlow
12 13 (3.98%) TestNG
13 11 (3.36%) Rational Rose
14 8 (2.45%) Visual Studio
14 8 (2.45%) TestDirector
14 8 (2.45%) Git (software)
15 6 (1.83%) TestComplete
15 6 (1.83%) eggPlant
General
1 58 (17.74%) Finance
2 16 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.06%) Banking
4 4 (1.22%) Marketing
4 4 (1.22%) Games
5 3 (0.92%) Military
5 3 (0.92%) Legal
5 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.61%) Back Office
6 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 122 (37.31%) Analyst
2 81 (24.77%) Test Analyst
3 75 (22.94%) Test Engineer
4 38 (11.62%) Software Engineer
5 37 (11.31%) Tester
6 29 (8.87%) Software Test Engineer
7 24 (7.34%) QA Engineer
7 24 (7.34%) Automation Engineer
8 21 (6.42%) Software Tester
9 19 (5.81%) Business Analyst
10 18 (5.50%) Developer
11 16 (4.89%) Senior Test Engineer
11 16 (4.89%) QA Analyst
12 14 (4.28%) Performance Analyst
12 14 (4.28%) Consultant
13 12 (3.67%) Automation Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) Automation Test Analyst
14 11 (3.36%) Test Automation Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) Service Performance Analyst
14 11 (3.36%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.46%) Web Services
2 38 (11.62%) XML
3 36 (11.01%) HTML
4 31 (9.48%) CSS
5 23 (7.03%) RESTful
6 21 (6.42%) Gherkin
6 21 (6.42%) J2EE
7 17 (5.20%) .NET
8 8 (2.45%) REST
9 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.22%) Swing
10 4 (1.22%) SOAP
10 4 (1.22%) CGI
10 4 (1.22%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.22%) GTK+
10 4 (1.22%) Java EE
10 4 (1.22%) WCF
10 4 (1.22%) WPF
10 4 (1.22%) jQuery
11 3 (0.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.56%) Open Source
3 18 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.75%) User Experience
6 8 (2.45%) AS400
7 7 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.83%) EFT
8 6 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.53%) iPhone
10 4 (1.22%) Streaming Media
10 4 (1.22%) IPTV
10 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.92%) Pharmacovigilance
11 3 (0.92%) GIS
11 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.61%) Physics
12 2 (0.61%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.61%) Biology
12 2 (0.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.29%) Linux
2 38 (11.62%) Windows
3 33 (10.09%) UNIX
4 4 (1.22%) Debian
4 4 (1.22%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (24.77%) Test Automation
3 78 (23.85%) Manual Testing
4 72 (22.02%) Software Testing
5 59 (18.04%) Automated Testing
6 53 (16.21%) BDD
7 47 (14.37%) TDD
8 43 (13.15%) Scrum
8 43 (13.15%) Automation Testing
9 32 (9.79%) Regression Testing
10 27 (8.26%) Software Engineering
11 25 (7.65%) Test Management
12 23 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (7.03%) Test Planning
13 20 (6.12%) Performance Testing
13 20 (6.12%) OO
13 20 (6.12%) Project Management
14 18 (5.50%) Validation
15 17 (5.20%) Service Delivery
15 17 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 111 (33.94%) SQL
2 109 (33.33%) Java
3 67 (20.49%) C#
4 53 (16.21%) JavaScript
5 45 (13.76%) Python
5 45 (13.76%) Ruby
6 22 (6.73%) Perl
7 15 (4.59%) C
8 14 (4.28%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.45%) C++
9 8 (2.45%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.83%) F#
11 5 (1.53%) PHP
12 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.22%) VB
13 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.92%) Scala
14 2 (0.61%) XPath
14 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (19.27%) ISEB
2 56 (17.13%) ISTQB
3 39 (11.93%) Degree
4 15 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.22%) CCNA
8 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) PhD
9 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (46.48%) 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 5 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (11.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.56%) Oracle
3 22 (6.73%) HP
4 12 (3.67%) SAP
5 8 (2.45%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.45%) VMware
6 4 (1.22%) Perforce
6 4 (1.22%) IBM
6 4 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.61%) Sophos
7 2 (0.61%) ESRI
7 2 (0.61%) Telerik
7 2 (0.61%) FINEOS
7 2 (0.61%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.61%) Lumension
7 2 (0.61%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.31%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.31%) Nimsoft
8 1 (0.31%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
Suffolk
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Great Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Blue Town Online
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 7 days ago