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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 65 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.12% 3.14% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 3.56% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 9
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £24,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £59,700 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
794 1125 1116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.72% 88.44% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 586 842 869
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -2 4 £52,500 +26.50%
Witham - 2 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (42.11%) ISTQB
1 8 (42.11%) Test Management
2 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
4 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) Law
4 5 (26.32%) Legal
4 5 (26.32%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) CruiseControl
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) GIS
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) Middleware
6 3 (15.79%) ClearQuest
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) HTTP
6 3 (15.79%) RDBMS

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 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) GIS
2 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
2 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
3 3 (15.79%) ClearQuest
3 3 (15.79%) CruiseControl
3 3 (15.79%) FishEye
3 3 (15.79%) Hudson
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
3 3 (15.79%) Zephyr
4 2 (10.53%) LabVIEW
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Law
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Front Office
2 2 (10.53%) Military
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Test Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Tester
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) GWT
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
1 3 (15.79%) REST
1 3 (15.79%) RESTful
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Test Management
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
3 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Cyber Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) HNC
5 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) IEC 61508
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) FINEOS
4 1 (5.26%) Guidewire
4 1 (5.26%) Telerik
Harlow, Essex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
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