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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 89 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.99% 2.46% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.81% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 15
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,750 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
840 1137 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.33% 87.39% 78.06%
Number of salaries quoted 648 925 916
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +1 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Loughton - 2 £37,500 -
Colchester 0 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 25 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 25 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 22 (44.00%) LoadRunner
3 21 (42.00%) QA
3 21 (42.00%) Test Strategy
4 18 (36.00%) Test Management
5 17 (34.00%) Software Delivery
6 15 (30.00%) Finance
7 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (24.00%) SDLC
8 10 (20.00%) Law
8 10 (20.00%) ISEB
9 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (18.00%) SQL
9 9 (18.00%) Wealth Management
9 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (16.00%) Selenium
11 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Legal
11 7 (14.00%) Service Management
11 7 (14.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
12 6 (12.00%) SAP
12 6 (12.00%) Workflow
13 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
13 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.00%) Defect Management
13 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 25 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 22 (44.00%) LoadRunner
3 8 (16.00%) Selenium
4 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.00%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) JMeter
5 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Law
3 7 (14.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 19 (38.00%) Team Leader
3 18 (36.00%) Technical Leader
4 17 (34.00%) Test Analyst
5 16 (32.00%) Test Team Leader
6 15 (30.00%) QA Analyst
6 15 (30.00%) Technical Team Leader
6 15 (30.00%) Test Leader
7 7 (14.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Software Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Tester
9 4 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
9 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner Tester
10 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Technical Tester
11 2 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (4.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Test Strategy
2 18 (36.00%) Test Management
3 17 (34.00%) Software Delivery
4 12 (24.00%) SDLC
4 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (18.00%) Wealth Management
6 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Service Management
6 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Workflow
8 5 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.00%) Straight-Through Processing
9 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.00%) Line Management
11 2 (4.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C
2 2 (4.00%) C++
2 2 (4.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) Python
2 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (20.00%) ISEB
3 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (42.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) SAP
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
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