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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 85 53 80
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.33% 3.67% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 4.34% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
1065 807 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.01% 84.68% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 846 622 594
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 30 January 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 -10 11 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (50.94%) QA
2 25 (47.17%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (37.74%) SQL
4 18 (33.96%) ISEB
5 16 (30.19%) Finance
5 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
5 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.30%) ISTQB
6 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
7 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
8 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
8 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (22.64%) ETL
9 12 (22.64%) HP
9 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (22.64%) Selenium
10 11 (20.75%) JMeter
10 11 (20.75%) Test Management
10 11 (20.75%) Oracle
10 11 (20.75%) Test Planning
11 10 (18.87%) SAP
11 10 (18.87%) Scrum
12 9 (16.98%) AS400
12 9 (16.98%) Business Objects
12 9 (16.98%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (15.09%) TestDirector
13 8 (15.09%) Performance Testing
13 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
13 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
14 7 (13.21%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (16.98%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.89%) DB2
7 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Selenium
2 11 (20.75%) JMeter
3 8 (15.09%) TestDirector
4 4 (7.55%) MSTest
4 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.55%) JIRA
5 3 (5.66%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.89%) XMLSpy
7 1 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.89%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 21 (39.62%) Test Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) QA Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Lead Designer
4 5 (9.43%) Test Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Designer
4 5 (9.43%) QA Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Manual Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.66%) EDI Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Validation Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Support
8 1 (1.89%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) EDI
1 3 (5.66%) XML Schema
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) XML
1 3 (5.66%) Ajax
2 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) AS400
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
3 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
3 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.64%) ETL
5 11 (20.75%) Test Management
5 11 (20.75%) Test Planning
6 10 (18.87%) Scrum
7 8 (15.09%) Performance Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Automation Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Validation
10 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
11 3 (5.66%) Straight-Through Processing
11 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) C
2 4 (7.55%) C++
3 3 (5.66%) XQuery
3 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.66%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) XPath
3 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) ISEB
2 15 (28.30%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.94%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 25 (47.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.64%) HP
3 11 (20.75%) Oracle
4 10 (18.87%) SAP
5 9 (16.98%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix
6 3 (5.66%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Sybase
7 1 (1.89%) Telerik
7 1 (1.89%) FINEOS
7 1 (1.89%) Guidewire
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