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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 132 141 129
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 117 133 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.84% 1.86% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.16% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 111 111 132
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,550 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5588 6154 6777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 88.00% 85.87% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 5071 5464
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 39 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 30 £42,500 +2.40% 9
Bedfordshire +24 24 £52,750 +24.11%
Suffolk +8 16 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Essex -17 7 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Norfolk -18 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 108 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (32.59%) Selenium
3 66 (29.46%) Finance
4 56 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 55 (24.55%) ISEB
6 53 (23.66%) Scrum
7 51 (22.77%) SQL
8 47 (20.98%) Software Testing
9 45 (20.09%) QA
10 42 (18.75%) Degree
11 41 (18.30%) Manual Testing
12 40 (17.86%) Automated Testing
12 40 (17.86%) Python
13 38 (16.96%) BDD
14 36 (16.07%) Automation Testing
15 35 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
15 35 (15.63%) Java
16 34 (15.18%) HP
16 34 (15.18%) Regression Testing
17 32 (14.29%) JIRA
18 30 (13.39%) ISTQB
19 27 (12.05%) C#
19 27 (12.05%) Functional Testing
20 26 (11.61%) Microsoft
20 26 (11.61%) WebDriver
21 25 (11.16%) HP UFT
21 25 (11.16%) Waterfall
21 25 (11.16%) SDLC
22 24 (10.71%) Test Strategy
22 24 (10.71%) Ruby

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.23%) Smallworld
4 3 (1.34%) Confluence
4 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.36%) Postilion
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.36%) ATM
2 9 (4.02%) Wireless
3 3 (1.34%) Internet
3 3 (1.34%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.34%) NAS
3 3 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.89%) SAN
5 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.45%) FTP
5 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.23%) GIS
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 73 (32.59%) Selenium
2 32 (14.29%) JIRA
3 26 (11.61%) WebDriver
4 25 (11.16%) HP UFT
5 22 (9.82%) LoadRunner
6 20 (8.93%) Cucumber
7 16 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (6.25%) Robot Framework
9 13 (5.80%) JUnit
10 11 (4.91%) Subversion
11 10 (4.46%) Bugzilla
11 10 (4.46%) Jenkins
12 9 (4.02%) Git (software)
12 9 (4.02%) JMeter
12 9 (4.02%) SoapUI
13 8 (3.57%) SpecFlow
14 6 (2.68%) NUnit
15 5 (2.23%) Appium
15 5 (2.23%) TestNG
16 4 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 66 (29.46%) Finance
2 20 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.57%) Banking
3 8 (3.57%) Electronics
4 6 (2.68%) Legal
5 5 (2.23%) Billing
5 5 (2.23%) Law
6 4 (1.79%) Retail
7 3 (1.34%) Back Office
7 3 (1.34%) Military
7 3 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.89%) Front Office
8 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (41.07%) Analyst
2 83 (37.05%) Test Analyst
3 55 (24.55%) Tester
4 42 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 26 (11.61%) Automation Tester
5 26 (11.61%) Software Test Engineer
6 22 (9.82%) Test Automation Engineer
7 17 (7.59%) Test Leader
8 14 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
9 13 (5.80%) Test Manager
10 12 (5.36%) Postilion Analyst
10 12 (5.36%) QA Leader
10 12 (5.36%) Software Tester
11 8 (3.57%) Embedded Engineer
11 8 (3.57%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
11 8 (3.57%) QA Tester
12 7 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
12 7 (3.13%) QA Analyst
12 7 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (3.13%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.14%) .NET
2 15 (6.70%) RESTful
3 12 (5.36%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.91%) Gherkin
5 10 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.13%) CSS
6 7 (3.13%) HTML
6 7 (3.13%) SOAP
6 7 (3.13%) Web Services
6 7 (3.13%) XML
7 5 (2.23%) REST
8 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (1.79%) WCF
9 3 (1.34%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.34%) Spring
10 2 (0.89%) Middleware
11 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.45%) jQuery
11 1 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.04%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.57%) iPad
4 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.34%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.45%) BBC
7 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.45%) Fintech
7 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.45%) iPhone
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.80%) Unix
1 13 (5.80%) Windows
2 11 (4.91%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 53 (23.66%) Scrum
4 47 (20.98%) Software Testing
5 41 (18.30%) Manual Testing
6 40 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 38 (16.96%) BDD
8 36 (16.07%) Automation Testing
9 35 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 34 (15.18%) Regression Testing
11 27 (12.05%) Functional Testing
12 25 (11.16%) SDLC
12 25 (11.16%) Waterfall
13 24 (10.71%) Test Strategy
14 23 (10.27%) Agile Testing
15 18 (8.04%) API Testing
15 18 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (8.04%) Performance Testing
16 17 (7.59%) Defect Tracking
16 17 (7.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.77%) SQL
2 40 (17.86%) Python
3 35 (15.63%) Java
4 27 (12.05%) C#
5 24 (10.71%) Ruby
6 10 (4.46%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.57%) C++
8 7 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.13%) Tcl
9 6 (2.68%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.23%) Perl
11 4 (1.79%) VBScript
12 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.89%) VB
14 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (24.55%) ISEB
2 42 (18.75%) Degree
3 30 (13.39%) ISTQB
4 17 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) CGEIT
6 2 (0.89%) CISA
6 2 (0.89%) CISSP
6 2 (0.89%) CRISC
6 2 (0.89%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.09%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) COBIT
2 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.89%) Val IT
3 1 (0.45%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.89%) Firmware
3 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) KVM
4 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (15.18%) HP
2 26 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.80%) Oracle
4 12 (5.36%) NCR
5 7 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.13%) VMware
6 6 (2.68%) SAP
7 5 (2.23%) Sun
8 3 (1.34%) Becrypt
8 3 (1.34%) ESRI
9 2 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.89%) EMC
9 2 (0.89%) FINEOS
9 2 (0.89%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.89%) Telerik
10 1 (0.45%) Brocade
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix
10 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
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