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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 89 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.64% 0.83% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.99% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 11
Median salary £50,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £43,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
911 1012 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.20% 83.50% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 734 743 757
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Brentwood +3 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Colchester -7 2 £55,750 +76.98%
Basildon - 2 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (63.16%) SQL
1 12 (63.16%) QA
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
4 7 (36.84%) Wealth Management
4 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
5 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
6 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Test Management
7 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) ISEB
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.79%) Legal
8 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
8 3 (15.79%) Selenium
8 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
8 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (15.79%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
9 2 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (10.53%) QA Automation

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 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Gerrit
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) XMLSpy
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) QA Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) QA Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
6 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
1 7 (36.84%) Wealth Management
2 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) API Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (10.53%) Line Management
6 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (10.53%) QA Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) FINEOS
2 2 (10.53%) Guidewire
2 2 (10.53%) Telerik