The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 96 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 43 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.98% 1.88% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.29% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 28
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1795 1662 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.57% 82.36% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1292 1183
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Hertfordshire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Watford +2 21 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Stevenage 0 5 - -
Borehamwood - 4 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.59%) Java
3 30 (40.54%) Finance
4 27 (36.49%) SQL
5 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 25 (33.78%) Degree
7 24 (32.43%) Unix
7 24 (32.43%) QA
8 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 21 (28.38%) Linux
10 20 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (22.97%) Selenium
11 17 (22.97%) .NET
11 17 (22.97%) Oracle
12 16 (21.62%) Windows
13 15 (20.27%) IIS
13 15 (20.27%) JIRA
13 15 (20.27%) Software Testing
13 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
13 15 (20.27%) Automation Testing
14 14 (18.92%) Automated Testing
14 14 (18.92%) ITIL
15 13 (17.57%) HP UFT
15 13 (17.57%) VMware
15 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (17.57%) Time Management
15 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
15 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (16.22%) ITIL V3

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.27%) IIS
2 12 (16.22%) Apache
2 12 (16.22%) Tomcat
2 12 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) LAN
1 2 (2.70%) VoIP
1 2 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (1.35%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) MySQL
2 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Selenium
2 15 (20.27%) JIRA
3 13 (17.57%) HP UFT
4 8 (10.81%) LoadRunner
5 7 (9.46%) WebDriver
6 6 (8.11%) ClearQuest
6 6 (8.11%) JMeter
7 5 (6.76%) Appium
7 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.05%) PHPUnit
9 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.70%) JBehave
10 2 (2.70%) JUnit
11 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.35%) Subversion
11 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.35%) WATIR
General
1 30 (40.54%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) Test Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Tester
4 9 (12.16%) Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Programmer
5 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Java Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.76%) Automation Test Lead
8 5 (6.76%) QA Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.76%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 12 (16.22%) .NET Framework
2 12 (16.22%) Middleware
3 9 (12.16%) CSS
3 9 (12.16%) HTML
3 9 (12.16%) XML
4 7 (9.46%) J2EE
4 7 (9.46%) jQuery
5 6 (8.11%) Gherkin
5 6 (8.11%) REST
6 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.76%) SOAP
6 5 (6.76%) Web Services
7 4 (5.41%) JSON
8 3 (4.05%) Ajax
8 3 (4.05%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (4.05%) LAMP
8 3 (4.05%) Laravel
8 3 (4.05%) RESTful
8 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) PMI
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Unix
2 21 (28.38%) Linux
3 16 (21.62%) Windows
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.81%) Android
5 8 (10.81%) Apple iOS
5 8 (10.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (20.27%) Automation Testing
3 15 (20.27%) Software Testing
4 14 (18.92%) Automated Testing
4 14 (18.92%) ITIL
5 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.57%) Time Management
6 12 (16.22%) Data Analysis
6 12 (16.22%) ITIL V3
6 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.16%) Integration Testing
8 9 (12.16%) Manual Testing
8 9 (12.16%) V-Model
9 8 (10.81%) Android Development
9 8 (10.81%) BDD
9 8 (10.81%) iOS Development
9 8 (10.81%) TDD
10 7 (9.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) Java
2 27 (36.49%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) VB
4 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.81%) C
6 8 (10.81%) C#
6 8 (10.81%) C++
6 8 (10.81%) Embedded C
6 8 (10.81%) Embedded C++
7 4 (5.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Degree
2 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
3 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (8.11%) ISEB
5 6 (8.11%) ISTQB
6 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.43%) QA
2 12 (16.22%) SLA
3 4 (5.41%) GMP
4 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.35%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) Oracle
3 13 (17.57%) VMware
4 12 (16.22%) HP
4 12 (16.22%) IBM
5 9 (12.16%) Apple
6 6 (8.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Rally
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StarBase
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