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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 126 136 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 152 111 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.90% 1.62% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.03% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 115 92 148
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,750
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
6445 5472 6933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.68% 79.80% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5149 4373 5968
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 £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +17 57 £36,500 -0.68% 7
Hertfordshire +9 54 £45,000 - 4
Essex -18 29 £38,500 -14.44%
Suffolk -4 5 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Bedfordshire -3 4 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Norfolk -17 3 £45,000 - 1
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 132 (42.72%) Selenium
2 131 (42.39%) QA
3 108 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (32.36%) SQL
5 98 (31.72%) Java
6 84 (27.18%) Test Automation
7 72 (23.30%) Manual Testing
8 71 (22.98%) Software Testing
9 61 (19.74%) Finance
10 58 (18.77%) JUnit
11 57 (18.45%) C#
12 56 (18.12%) BDD
12 56 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
13 54 (17.48%) ISEB
14 53 (17.15%) Automated Testing
15 52 (16.83%) JavaScript
16 50 (16.18%) ISTQB
17 48 (15.53%) Linux
18 46 (14.89%) Web Services
19 43 (13.92%) TDD
20 41 (13.27%) JBehave
20 41 (13.27%) WebDriver
21 40 (12.94%) XML
22 39 (12.62%) Scrum
22 39 (12.62%) JIRA
22 39 (12.62%) Ruby
22 39 (12.62%) HP Quality Center
23 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
24 37 (11.97%) Python
24 37 (11.97%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (4.53%) JBoss
2 13 (4.21%) IIS
3 12 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.24%) Apache
4 10 (3.24%) Liferay
5 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.65%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 28 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.65%) RiskWrite
2 2 (0.65%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.65%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.62%) SaaS
2 4 (1.29%) Taleo
2 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.03%) Internet
2 13 (4.21%) Wireless
3 12 (3.88%) HTTP
4 6 (1.94%) DNS
5 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.29%) Firewall
6 4 (1.29%) SNMP
6 4 (1.29%) WAN
6 4 (1.29%) OSPF
6 4 (1.29%) BGP
7 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.97%) ATM
8 2 (0.65%) SSL
8 2 (0.65%) DHCP
9 1 (0.32%) X.509
9 1 (0.32%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.97%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.97%) Big Data
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) DB2
8 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.32%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 132 (42.72%) Selenium
2 58 (18.77%) JUnit
3 41 (13.27%) JBehave
3 41 (13.27%) WebDriver
4 39 (12.62%) JIRA
5 34 (11.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 29 (9.39%) JMeter
6 29 (9.39%) WATIR
7 28 (9.06%) Cucumber
8 26 (8.41%) NUnit
9 25 (8.09%) Jenkins
10 24 (7.77%) Calabash
11 23 (7.44%) SpecFlow
12 13 (4.21%) TestNG
13 10 (3.24%) Rational Rose
14 9 (2.91%) Visual Studio
15 8 (2.59%) TestDirector
15 8 (2.59%) Git (software)
16 6 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (1.94%) TestComplete
General
1 61 (19.74%) Finance
2 17 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.56%) Banking
4 5 (1.62%) Military
4 5 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.62%) Legal
5 4 (1.29%) Games
6 3 (0.97%) Marketing
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 115 (37.22%) Analyst
2 75 (24.27%) Test Analyst
3 73 (23.62%) Test Engineer
4 36 (11.65%) Software Engineer
4 36 (11.65%) Tester
5 29 (9.39%) Software Test Engineer
6 23 (7.44%) Automation Engineer
7 22 (7.12%) Software Tester
8 20 (6.47%) QA Engineer
9 19 (6.15%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.50%) Senior Test Engineer
11 15 (4.85%) QA Analyst
11 15 (4.85%) Developer
12 12 (3.88%) Consultant
13 11 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.56%) Test Manager
13 11 (3.56%) Performance Analyst
14 10 (3.24%) Automation Analyst
14 10 (3.24%) Test Automation Engineer
14 10 (3.24%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.89%) Web Services
2 40 (12.94%) XML
3 34 (11.00%) HTML
4 28 (9.06%) CSS
5 25 (8.09%) RESTful
6 24 (7.77%) Gherkin
7 22 (7.12%) J2EE
8 16 (5.18%) .NET
9 7 (2.27%) REST
10 5 (1.62%) jQuery
10 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.62%) SOAP
11 4 (1.29%) CGI
11 4 (1.29%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.29%) Swing
11 4 (1.29%) GTK+
11 4 (1.29%) Java EE
12 3 (0.97%) JSON
12 3 (0.97%) WCF
12 3 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.71%) Open Source
3 19 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.59%) AS400
5 8 (2.59%) User Experience
6 7 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.62%) GIS
7 5 (1.62%) iPhone
8 4 (1.29%) EFT
8 4 (1.29%) Streaming Media
8 4 (1.29%) IPTV
9 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.97%) Chemistry
9 3 (0.97%) Biology
9 3 (0.97%) Life Science
9 3 (0.97%) Pharmacovigilance
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.53%) Linux
2 35 (11.33%) Windows
3 32 (10.36%) UNIX
4 4 (1.29%) Debian
4 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (27.18%) Test Automation
3 72 (23.30%) Manual Testing
4 71 (22.98%) Software Testing
5 56 (18.12%) BDD
6 53 (17.15%) Automated Testing
7 43 (13.92%) TDD
8 39 (12.62%) Scrum
9 37 (11.97%) Regression Testing
10 36 (11.65%) Automation Testing
11 28 (9.06%) Test Planning
12 27 (8.74%) Software Engineering
13 23 (7.44%) Test Management
14 20 (6.47%) Performance Testing
14 20 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (6.47%) Validation
15 18 (5.83%) OO
16 17 (5.50%) Project Management
16 17 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (5.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 100 (32.36%) SQL
2 98 (31.72%) Java
3 57 (18.45%) C#
4 52 (16.83%) JavaScript
5 39 (12.62%) Ruby
6 37 (11.97%) Python
7 19 (6.15%) Perl
8 17 (5.50%) C
9 12 (3.88%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.24%) C++
11 8 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.27%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.94%) PHP
14 5 (1.62%) VB
14 5 (1.62%) F#
15 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.97%) Scala
17 2 (0.65%) XPath
17 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (17.48%) ISEB
2 50 (16.18%) ISTQB
3 36 (11.65%) Degree
4 19 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.21%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.88%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.29%) CCNA
9 1 (0.32%) PhD
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (42.39%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.97%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (0.97%) GAMP
2 3 (0.97%) GCP
2 3 (0.97%) GMP
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (12.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.77%) HP
2 24 (7.77%) Oracle
3 13 (4.21%) SAP
4 8 (2.59%) Business Objects
4 8 (2.59%) VMware
5 5 (1.62%) IBM
6 4 (1.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.29%) Perforce
7 2 (0.65%) Sophos
7 2 (0.65%) ESRI
7 2 (0.65%) Telerik
7 2 (0.65%) FINEOS
7 2 (0.65%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.65%) Lumension
7 2 (0.65%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.32%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.32%) Nimsoft
8 1 (0.32%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford
People Source
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough
Volt
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ACL Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and excellent benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Norwich
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Collingwood Associates
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 basic per year + strong package
Posted: 16 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Luton
Blue Town Online
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 27 days ago