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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 137 157 122
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 137 112 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.95% 1.53% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.83% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 105 94 117
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
5981 6111 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.14% 83.42% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4887 4520
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 51 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Hertfordshire +9 43 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Essex +15 36 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Bedfordshire -8 3 £35,000 -15.66% 2
Suffolk -13 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Norfolk +9 1 £21,500 -52.22%
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 84 (35.44%) QA
2 71 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (27.85%) Microsoft
4 63 (26.58%) Finance
5 57 (24.05%) SQL
6 54 (22.78%) Java
7 44 (18.57%) Selenium
7 44 (18.57%) Test Automation
8 43 (18.14%) .NET
9 40 (16.88%) ISTQB
10 39 (16.46%) Degree
11 38 (16.03%) HP UFT
12 35 (14.77%) SQL Server
12 35 (14.77%) Software Testing
13 33 (13.92%) SDLC
14 32 (13.50%) Automated Testing
15 31 (13.08%) Linux
16 30 (12.66%) JIRA
16 30 (12.66%) Manual Testing
17 29 (12.24%) LoadRunner
18 28 (11.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 28 (11.81%) Automation Testing
19 27 (11.39%) Test Strategy
19 27 (11.39%) Time Management
20 26 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (10.97%) ISEB
20 26 (10.97%) C
21 25 (10.55%) Oracle
21 25 (10.55%) Manufacturing
22 24 (10.13%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (6.33%) IIS
2 12 (5.06%) Apache
2 12 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.69%) CMS
4 4 (1.69%) Kentico
5 3 (1.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 24 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.49%) MS Office
2 13 (5.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (5.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.91%) Skype
2 4 (1.69%) Firewall
3 2 (0.84%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.84%) LAN
3 2 (0.84%) VoIP
3 2 (0.84%) WAN
3 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.42%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.38%) MySQL
2 8 (3.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (18.57%) Selenium
2 38 (16.03%) HP UFT
3 30 (12.66%) JIRA
4 29 (12.24%) LoadRunner
5 17 (7.17%) WebDriver
6 15 (6.33%) JMeter
7 11 (4.64%) Hudson
8 10 (4.22%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.38%) Selenium IDE
10 7 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.53%) ClearQuest
11 6 (2.53%) Git (software)
12 5 (2.11%) Appium
13 4 (1.69%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.27%) JUnit
14 3 (1.27%) PHPUnit
14 3 (1.27%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.27%) XMLSpy
General
1 63 (26.58%) Finance
2 25 (10.55%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.22%) Law
4 8 (3.38%) Legal
5 6 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.69%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (40.93%) Analyst
2 62 (26.16%) Test Analyst
3 38 (16.03%) Tester
4 27 (11.39%) Test Engineer
5 25 (10.55%) QA Analyst
6 20 (8.44%) Test Leader
7 19 (8.02%) Team Leader
8 18 (7.59%) Consultant
9 17 (7.17%) Technical Leader
10 16 (6.75%) QA Test Analyst
11 15 (6.33%) Test Team Leader
12 14 (5.91%) Automation Tester
12 14 (5.91%) Project Manager
12 14 (5.91%) Technical Team Leader
13 13 (5.49%) Agile Project Manager
13 13 (5.49%) Automation Engineer
13 13 (5.49%) Developer
14 12 (5.06%) Service Analyst
15 11 (4.64%) Financial Analyst
15 11 (4.64%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.14%) .NET
2 17 (7.17%) Middleware
3 16 (6.75%) HTML
4 15 (6.33%) CSS
5 12 (5.06%) .NET Framework
5 12 (5.06%) XML
6 11 (4.64%) jQuery
6 11 (4.64%) Web Services
7 9 (3.80%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.80%) SOAP
8 7 (2.95%) Gherkin
8 7 (2.95%) J2EE
8 7 (2.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (2.53%) REST
10 4 (1.69%) JSON
10 4 (1.69%) RESTful
11 3 (1.27%) Ajax
11 3 (1.27%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (1.27%) LAMP
11 3 (1.27%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.64%) Replication
4 8 (3.38%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (2.53%) User Experience
6 4 (1.69%) PMI
7 3 (1.27%) iPad
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.84%) FMCG
8 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.08%) Linux
2 24 (10.13%) Unix
3 20 (8.44%) Windows
4 16 (6.75%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.22%) Android
7 8 (3.38%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.57%) Test Automation
3 35 (14.77%) Software Testing
4 33 (13.92%) SDLC
5 32 (13.50%) Automated Testing
6 30 (12.66%) Manual Testing
7 28 (11.81%) Automation Testing
7 28 (11.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (11.39%) Test Strategy
8 27 (11.39%) Time Management
9 26 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (10.13%) ITIL
10 24 (10.13%) Test Management
11 23 (9.70%) PRINCE2
12 22 (9.28%) Project Management
12 22 (9.28%) Software Delivery
13 21 (8.86%) Performance Testing
14 20 (8.44%) Workflow
15 18 (7.59%) Software Engineering
16 17 (7.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.05%) SQL
2 54 (22.78%) Java
3 26 (10.97%) C
4 23 (9.70%) C#
5 19 (8.02%) C++
6 15 (6.33%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.06%) VB
8 10 (4.22%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.80%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.38%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.38%) Embedded C++
10 8 (3.38%) Python
11 4 (1.69%) PHP
11 4 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.27%) Perl
13 1 (0.42%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (16.88%) ISTQB
2 39 (16.46%) Degree
3 26 (10.97%) ISEB
4 14 (5.91%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (5.49%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.95%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.27%) PMP
10 1 (0.42%) APMP
10 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (35.44%) QA
2 13 (5.49%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) GMP
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.55%) Oracle
3 13 (5.49%) HP
3 13 (5.49%) VMware
4 12 (5.06%) IBM
4 12 (5.06%) SAP
5 9 (3.80%) Apple
5 9 (3.80%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.27%) Telerik
6 3 (1.27%) Twitter
7 2 (0.84%) Facebook
8 1 (0.42%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) Rally
8 1 (0.42%) Talend
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