The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 81 72 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.07% 1.45% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.85% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 1
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +107.31%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
851 864 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 70.27% 78.47% 70.91%
Number of salaries quoted 716 719 728
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
East of England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Chelmsford - 2 £32,750 -
Basildon +5 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 9 (26.47%) QA
2 9 (26.47%) Test Management
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) SAP
3 8 (23.53%) HP
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
4 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Wealth Management
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (11.76%) Stress Testing
7 4 (11.76%) System Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (11.76%) Quality Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.94%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.94%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Military
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) International Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Test Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Java Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Web Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Web Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) XSD
2 3 (8.82%) XSL
2 3 (8.82%) XSLT
2 3 (8.82%) JavaBeans
2 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.82%) JSF
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) JDBC
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Test Management
2 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
2 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
2 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
2 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Wealth Management
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.76%) System Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Stress Testing
5 4 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.76%) Validation
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) VBScript
2 4 (11.76%) VB
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) SAP
2 8 (23.53%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) JBoss
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.94%) Telerik
6 1 (2.94%) FINEOS
6 1 (2.94%) Guidewire
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago