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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 70 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.48% 1.37% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.70% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 4
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +29.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,700 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £49,300 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
816 880 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 71.02% 80.15% 70.81%
Number of salaries quoted 636 711 662
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +6 5 £42,500 - 1
Chelmsford -3 2 £32,750 -37.01%
Colchester -5 2 £38,625 -9.11%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £35,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (37.50%) QA
2 11 (34.38%) Degree
3 10 (31.25%) Test Management
4 9 (28.13%) SAP
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
6 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) HP
7 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
8 5 (15.63%) System Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
8 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.63%) ISEB
8 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.63%) Validation
9 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
9 4 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (12.50%) VBScript
9 4 (12.50%) VB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.13%) Magento
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.13%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) JMeter
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Test Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Web Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) QA Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Test Management
2 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.63%) System Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.63%) Validation
5 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 4 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VBScript
2 4 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) COBOL
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) SAP
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Guidewire
5 1 (3.13%) FINEOS
5 1 (3.13%) Telerik
5 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
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