The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 78 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.59% 0.77% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.04% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 11
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +38.39%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Test Scripting
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1035 963 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.40% 74.59% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 778 800 693
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Essex region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Essex

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Essex

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 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
(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
Brentwood +1 11 £47,500 -
Colchester - 3 £31,000 -
Chelmsford -5 1 £22,500 -31.29%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 28 (58.33%) QA
2 25 (52.08%) SDLC
3 20 (41.67%) Finance
4 18 (37.50%) Software Delivery
5 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 15 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 11 (22.92%) HP
8 9 (18.75%) ISEB
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
9 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
10 7 (14.58%) XML
10 7 (14.58%) XMLSpy
11 6 (12.50%) ETL
11 6 (12.50%) Oracle
11 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
11 6 (12.50%) Degree
11 6 (12.50%) Wealth Management
12 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
12 5 (10.42%) SAP
12 5 (10.42%) SOAP
12 5 (10.42%) Windows
12 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (10.42%) Middleware

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.33%) MS Office
4 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) XMLSpy
2 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.25%) Rational Rose
3 3 (6.25%) TestDirector
3 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.25%) MSTest
4 2 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.08%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Analyst
2 22 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Tester
4 6 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) XML
2 5 (10.42%) SOAP
2 5 (10.42%) Middleware
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) XSD
3 4 (8.33%) WSDL
4 3 (6.25%) Ajax
5 2 (4.17%) WCF
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
6 1 (2.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.08%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.08%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) AS400
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) SDLC
2 18 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 12 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.50%) ETL
6 6 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.33%) UML
8 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma
9 3 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) XQuery
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) XPath
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) ISEB
2 6 (12.50%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.08%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) HP
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) SAP
5 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) Sybase
8 1 (2.08%) Red Gate
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