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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 86 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.76% 2.59% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 3.01% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 14
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £23,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
942 1197 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 89.29% 86.12% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 669 872 932
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 7 December 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
Colchester +6 4 £52,500 +75.00%
Basildon +10 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
3 6 (35.29%) ISEB
4 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
4 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Law
5 4 (23.53%) Legal
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) SAP
5 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) Back Office
6 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Document Management
6 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Military
7 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
7 2 (11.76%) Telerik
7 2 (11.76%) Guidewire

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 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
2 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Law
2 4 (23.53%) Legal
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 2 (11.76%) Front Office
4 2 (11.76%) Military
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Test Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Test Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
2 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Test Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Document Management
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Product Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Postgraduate
5 1 (5.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) IEC 61508
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) FINEOS
2 2 (11.76%) Guidewire
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Telerik
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix