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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 90 82 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% 1.81% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 2.10% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 10
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,595 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +4.55%
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
827 1096 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.72% 86.44% 78.30%
Number of salaries quoted 654 820 875
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex 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 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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Brentwood +3 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Basildon - 1 - - 1
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
1 13 (56.52%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) HP UFT
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
5 8 (34.78%) Software Delivery
5 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
5 8 (34.78%) Test Management
6 7 (30.43%) Wealth Management
7 6 (26.09%) ISEB
7 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 5 (21.74%) Legal
8 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
9 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
9 4 (17.39%) Selenium
9 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
10 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
10 3 (13.04%) SDLC
10 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
11 2 (8.70%) API Testing
11 2 (8.70%) QA Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) HP UFT
2 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
5 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 2 (8.70%) JMeter
5 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (4.35%) XMLSpy
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Team Leader
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Leader
3 6 (26.09%) QA Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Leader
3 6 (26.09%) Test Team Leader
4 5 (21.74%) QA Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
2 8 (34.78%) Software Delivery
2 8 (34.78%) Test Management
3 7 (30.43%) Wealth Management
4 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) API Testing
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) Line Management
8 2 (8.70%) OWASP
8 2 (8.70%) QA Automation
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) FINEOS
3 1 (4.35%) Guidewire
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik
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