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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 160 133 157
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 108 151 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.44% 1.89% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.36% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 89 145 85
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 £27,500 £30,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
6139 6406 6004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.76% 80.33% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5092 5261 5037
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +7 49 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Hertfordshire -17 36 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Essex -5 10 £31,500 -7.35% 6
Bedfordshire -6 10 £39,250 +0.64%
Norfolk -5 2 £25,500 -33.76% 1
Suffolk -25 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 96 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (37.04%) QA
3 72 (29.63%) Finance
4 67 (27.57%) Selenium
5 60 (24.69%) SQL
6 57 (23.46%) Test Automation
7 55 (22.63%) Java
8 48 (19.75%) Automated Testing
9 46 (18.93%) Manual Testing
10 39 (16.05%) Project Management
10 39 (16.05%) SDLC
11 37 (15.23%) C
11 37 (15.23%) Software Testing
12 36 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 34 (13.99%) C++
14 32 (13.17%) ISEB
14 32 (13.17%) MS Excel
14 32 (13.17%) Degree
15 30 (12.35%) Linux
15 30 (12.35%) C#
16 29 (11.93%) TDD
17 28 (11.52%) Cucumber
17 28 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (11.11%) Release Management
18 27 (11.11%) HTML
19 26 (10.70%) PRINCE2
19 26 (10.70%) UNIX
19 26 (10.70%) JIRA
20 25 (10.29%) Time Management
20 25 (10.29%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (6.17%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.94%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.65%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 32 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.05%) MS Office
3 21 (8.64%) MS Project
4 6 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.05%) Skype
2 5 (2.06%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.06%) Internet
3 3 (1.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) LTE
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
4 1 (0.41%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.12%) DbVisualizer
3 10 (4.12%) DB2
4 3 (1.23%) NonStop SQL
4 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 67 (27.57%) Selenium
2 28 (11.52%) Cucumber
3 26 (10.70%) JIRA
4 15 (6.17%) WebDriver
5 10 (4.12%) Subversion
5 10 (4.12%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.70%) HP UFT
7 8 (3.29%) ClearQuest
7 8 (3.29%) JMeter
8 7 (2.88%) XMLSpy
9 6 (2.47%) QADirector
9 6 (2.47%) Rational Rose
10 5 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.65%) JUnit
11 4 (1.65%) TestDirector
11 4 (1.65%) NUnit
11 4 (1.65%) Hudson
11 4 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.23%) FitNesse
General
1 72 (29.63%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Banking
2 12 (4.94%) Retail
3 9 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.23%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (37.86%) Analyst
2 66 (27.16%) Tester
3 54 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 29 (11.93%) Automation Tester
5 26 (10.70%) Project Manager
6 23 (9.47%) Business Analyst
7 21 (8.64%) Test Engineer
7 21 (8.64%) Software Tester
8 19 (7.82%) Selenium Tester
9 13 (5.35%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.94%) Test Manager
11 11 (4.53%) Software Test Engineer
12 10 (4.12%) Developer
12 10 (4.12%) Software Test Analyst
13 8 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.29%) Lead Tester
13 8 (3.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
13 8 (3.29%) Agile Project Manager
14 7 (2.88%) Software Manager
14 7 (2.88%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.11%) HTML
2 25 (10.29%) XML
3 23 (9.47%) .NET
4 18 (7.41%) Web Services
5 14 (5.76%) ASP.NET
5 14 (5.76%) RESTful
6 13 (5.35%) Gherkin
7 12 (4.94%) J2EE
8 10 (4.12%) CSS
8 10 (4.12%) Flash
9 8 (3.29%) SOAP
10 5 (2.06%) jQuery
10 5 (2.06%) WCF
10 5 (2.06%) Middleware
10 5 (2.06%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.06%) HTML5
10 5 (2.06%) CSS3
11 4 (1.65%) WSDL
11 4 (1.65%) XSD
12 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.53%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.65%) GIS
6 4 (1.65%) iPad
6 4 (1.65%) Replication
6 4 (1.65%) iPhone
7 3 (1.23%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.82%) AS400
8 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.41%) SCADA
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.35%) Linux
2 26 (10.70%) UNIX
3 23 (9.47%) Windows
4 4 (1.65%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.46%) Test Automation
3 48 (19.75%) Automated Testing
4 46 (18.93%) Manual Testing
5 39 (16.05%) Project Management
5 39 (16.05%) SDLC
6 37 (15.23%) Software Testing
7 29 (11.93%) TDD
8 27 (11.11%) Release Management
9 26 (10.70%) PRINCE2
10 25 (10.29%) Regression Testing
10 25 (10.29%) Time Management
11 21 (8.64%) Waterfall
11 21 (8.64%) Scrum
12 19 (7.82%) Software Delivery
13 18 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
14 17 (7.00%) BDD
14 17 (7.00%) Change Control
15 16 (6.58%) Risk Management
15 16 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.69%) SQL
2 55 (22.63%) Java
3 37 (15.23%) C
4 34 (13.99%) C++
5 30 (12.35%) C#
6 21 (8.64%) Python
7 20 (8.23%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.58%) Perl
9 8 (3.29%) Ruby
10 6 (2.47%) VB
11 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.41%) TTCN
13 1 (0.41%) Tcl
13 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (13.17%) ISEB
1 32 (13.17%) Degree
2 20 (8.23%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.53%) APMP
3 11 (4.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.82%) HNC
9 2 (0.82%) HND
9 2 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (37.04%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (8.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.94%) HP
3 5 (2.06%) Oracle
4 3 (1.23%) SAP
4 3 (1.23%) WorldPay
4 3 (1.23%) EMC
5 2 (0.82%) Sophos
5 2 (0.82%) ESRI
5 2 (0.82%) Google
5 2 (0.82%) Fujitsu
5 2 (0.82%) Lumension
5 2 (0.82%) IBM
6 1 (0.41%) VocaLink
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