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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.86% 1.15% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.49% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 8
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
1055 1072 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.15% 76.74% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 824 885 628
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 - 15 £47,500 - 1
Colchester -6 3 £31,000 -31.11%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (57.45%) QA
2 23 (48.94%) SDLC
3 18 (38.30%) Finance
3 18 (38.30%) Software Delivery
4 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
5 13 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
7 11 (23.40%) ISEB
8 10 (21.28%) HP
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
11 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
11 7 (14.89%) Windows
11 7 (14.89%) SQL
11 7 (14.89%) XML
11 7 (14.89%) XMLSpy
11 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
12 6 (12.77%) Degree
12 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
12 6 (12.77%) Wealth Management
12 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
12 6 (12.77%) Linux
13 5 (10.64%) ETL
13 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (10.64%) MS Office
13 5 (10.64%) SAP
13 5 (10.64%) SOAP
13 5 (10.64%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.64%) MS Office
4 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) XMLSpy
2 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.64%) MSTest
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
5 3 (6.38%) Rational Rose
5 3 (6.38%) TestDirector
5 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.26%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Analyst
2 20 (42.55%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) QA Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) UML Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Risk Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) SOAP
2 5 (10.64%) Middleware
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) XSD
3 4 (8.51%) WSDL
4 3 (6.38%) Ajax
5 2 (4.26%) WCF
5 2 (4.26%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.13%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) AS400
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) SDLC
2 18 (38.30%) Software Delivery
3 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
4 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
5 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.77%) Wealth Management
7 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
8 5 (10.64%) ETL
8 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.51%) UML
10 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.38%) Six Sigma
10 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.38%) Scrum
10 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) C
2 3 (6.38%) C#
2 3 (6.38%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.13%) XQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) XPath
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) HNC
5 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (57.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) HP
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) SAP
4 4 (8.51%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.13%) Red Gate
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago