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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 79 81 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.99% 1.23% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.50% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 17
Median salary £49,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £51,500 £50,000
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
886 1067 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.72% 82.20% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 710 760 676
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
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
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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 - 4 £52,000 -
Basildon +4 2 - -
Brentwood -4 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £20,000 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) FINEOS
4 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Guidewire
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Product Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Document Management
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Legal
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Telerik
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Back Office

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 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 2 (14.29%) Military
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
1 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (21.43%) Document Management
1 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Product Management
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
1 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
1 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
2 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 2 (14.29%) SDLC
2 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) FINEOS
2 3 (21.43%) Guidewire
2 3 (21.43%) Telerik
3 2 (14.29%) EMC