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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 64 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 33 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.56% 1.46% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.82% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 3
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £31,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,400 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1018 934 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.91% 80.24% 74.15%
Number of salaries quoted 755 700 555
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £58,250 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Colchester +12 11 £38,500 -14.44%
Basildon +12 7 £42,500 -
Brentwood - 4 - -
Chelmsford +1 2 £29,091 -29.90%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (36.96%) QA
1 17 (36.96%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 13 (28.26%) Selenium
4 13 (28.26%) Finance
5 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 12 (26.09%) ISEB
5 12 (26.09%) Test Planning
6 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.91%) JMeter
7 10 (21.74%) Scrum
7 10 (21.74%) Test Management
7 10 (21.74%) Manual Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (17.39%) HP
9 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (13.04%) Degree
10 6 (13.04%) Validation
10 6 (13.04%) ETL
10 6 (13.04%) Oracle
11 5 (10.87%) Business Objects
11 5 (10.87%) SAP
11 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Selenium
2 11 (23.91%) JMeter
3 5 (10.87%) TestDirector
4 3 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.17%) MSTest
6 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.17%) LoadUI
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Analyst
2 21 (45.65%) Test Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) QA Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Lead Designer
4 5 (10.87%) Designer
5 4 (8.70%) QA Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Test Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Validation Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) EDI Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) EDI
2 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) AS400
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
2 12 (26.09%) Test Planning
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Scrum
3 10 (21.74%) Manual Testing
3 10 (21.74%) Test Management
4 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 6 (13.04%) ETL
5 6 (13.04%) Validation
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
6 5 (10.87%) System Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Wealth Management
8 3 (6.52%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (6.52%) Straight-Through Processing
9 2 (4.35%) Product Management
9 2 (4.35%) Time Management
9 2 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VBScript
2 3 (6.52%) VB
3 2 (4.35%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) COBOL
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) XQuery
4 1 (2.17%) XPath
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) ISEB
2 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) HP
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) Business Objects
4 5 (10.87%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Guidewire
5 2 (4.35%) Telerik
5 2 (4.35%) FINEOS
6 1 (2.17%) Red Gate
Essex
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