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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.96% 1.00% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.24% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 3
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £36,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,600 £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
798 886 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 74.51% 80.47% 72.35%
Number of salaries quoted 609 692 633
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Basildon +3 5 £42,500 -
Colchester - 4 £38,500 - 1
Chelmsford -2 1 £32,500 -36.27%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (44.12%) QA
2 13 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (35.29%) Test Management
4 11 (32.35%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) ISEB
5 10 (29.41%) Test Planning
6 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 7 (20.59%) SAP
8 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
9 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) HP
9 6 (17.65%) Selenium
10 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
10 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
10 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
10 5 (14.71%) System Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.76%) VBScript
11 4 (11.76%) VB
11 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (11.76%) Project Management
11 4 (11.76%) JMeter

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Selenium
2 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) MSTest
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Lead Designer
3 5 (14.71%) QA Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Designer
4 4 (11.76%) Test Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Web Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Test Management
2 10 (29.41%) Test Planning
3 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (14.71%) System Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Wealth Management
6 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) VBScript
2 4 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISEB
2 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) SAP
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.94%) Telerik
5 1 (2.94%) FINEOS
5 1 (2.94%) Guidewire
Colchester, Essex
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago