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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 81 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.19% 1.11% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.53% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
929 852 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.93% 72.45% 80.81%
Number of salaries quoted 678 703 754
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 -3 9 £45,000 - 2
Chelmsford -2 1 £22,500 -31.29%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 31 (64.58%) SDLC
2 27 (56.25%) QA
3 19 (39.58%) Finance
3 19 (39.58%) Software Delivery
4 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (22.92%) Waterfall
7 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.75%) ISEB
8 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
10 7 (14.58%) HP
10 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (14.58%) SQL
10 7 (14.58%) SOAP
10 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.58%) XMLSpy
11 6 (12.50%) Web Services
11 6 (12.50%) XML
11 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
11 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (12.50%) Wealth Management
12 5 (10.42%) MS Office
12 5 (10.42%) Middleware
12 5 (10.42%) Validation
13 4 (8.33%) Scrum

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.42%) MS Office
4 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.33%) Data Mart
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 7 (14.58%) XMLSpy
3 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 3 (6.25%) Rational Rose
4 3 (6.25%) TestDirector
4 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (4.17%) MSTest
6 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (39.58%) 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
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Analyst
2 23 (47.92%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Tester
5 5 (10.42%) QA Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk Project Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) SOAP
2 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) XML
3 5 (10.42%) Middleware
4 4 (8.33%) XSD
4 4 (8.33%) WSDL
5 2 (4.17%) WCF
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.25%) AS400
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) SDLC
2 19 (39.58%) Software Delivery
3 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
4 11 (22.92%) Waterfall
5 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Wealth Management
9 5 (10.42%) Validation
10 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.33%) ETL
10 4 (8.33%) UML
10 4 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Scrum
10 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) ISEB
2 6 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.17%) HNC
5 2 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (56.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) HP
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) EMC
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