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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 87 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 49 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.41% 1.75% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.09% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 30
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,500 £55,000
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1760 1870 1690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.61% 83.74% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1467 1555 1336
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire 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 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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Watford +7 25 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Stevenage -4 8 £45,000 - 1
Royston - 5 £42,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.98%) Selenium
3 40 (46.51%) Scrum
4 36 (41.86%) Finance
5 35 (40.70%) ISEB
6 34 (39.53%) QA
6 34 (39.53%) WebDriver
7 32 (37.21%) BDD
7 32 (37.21%) TDD
8 29 (33.72%) Test Automation
8 29 (33.72%) Software Testing
9 26 (30.23%) Java
10 23 (26.74%) C#
10 23 (26.74%) Cucumber
11 21 (24.42%) ISTQB
11 21 (24.42%) JIRA
12 20 (23.26%) Regression Testing
13 18 (20.93%) Manual Testing
14 17 (19.77%) Automated Testing
14 17 (19.77%) Gherkin
14 17 (19.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (18.60%) Automation Testing
16 15 (17.44%) Postilion
16 15 (17.44%) Risk Analysis
16 15 (17.44%) NCR
16 15 (17.44%) ATM
16 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
16 15 (17.44%) Unix
17 14 (16.28%) Python
17 14 (16.28%) MS Excel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.14%) Confluence
1 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
2 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (56.98%) Selenium
2 34 (39.53%) WebDriver
3 23 (26.74%) Cucumber
4 21 (24.42%) JIRA
5 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
5 12 (13.95%) HP UFT
6 9 (10.47%) Ranorex
6 9 (10.47%) SilkTest
7 8 (9.30%) JUnit
8 7 (8.14%) Maven
8 7 (8.14%) SoapUI
9 6 (6.98%) LoadRunner
9 6 (6.98%) Robot Framework
10 4 (4.65%) Appium
11 3 (3.49%) ClearQuest
11 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
11 3 (3.49%) Subversion
11 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.33%) JMeter
General
1 36 (41.86%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Analyst
1 48 (55.81%) Test Analyst
2 19 (22.09%) Tester
3 15 (17.44%) Postilion Analyst
4 14 (16.28%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (16.28%) Automation Tester
5 10 (11.63%) Software Tester
6 9 (10.47%) Regression Tester
6 9 (10.47%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 9 (10.47%) Selenium Tester
7 8 (9.30%) Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Developer in Test
8 7 (8.14%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.98%) QA Leader
10 5 (5.81%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (4.65%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
12 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (3.49%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) Gherkin
2 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
2 7 (8.14%) RESTful
2 7 (8.14%) Spring
3 5 (5.81%) XML
4 4 (4.65%) REST
5 3 (3.49%) Web Services
6 2 (2.33%) .NET
6 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.33%) JSON
6 2 (2.33%) SOAP
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.16%) CSS
7 1 (1.16%) HTML
7 1 (1.16%) jQuery
7 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Unix
2 11 (12.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (46.51%) Scrum
3 32 (37.21%) BDD
3 32 (37.21%) TDD
4 29 (33.72%) Software Testing
4 29 (33.72%) Test Automation
5 20 (23.26%) Regression Testing
6 18 (20.93%) Manual Testing
7 17 (19.77%) Automated Testing
8 16 (18.60%) Automation Testing
9 15 (17.44%) Risk Analysis
10 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (12.79%) Functional Testing
12 9 (10.47%) Agile Testing
13 8 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (9.30%) Integration Testing
13 8 (9.30%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (9.30%) Test Strategy
14 7 (8.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) Java
2 23 (26.74%) C#
3 14 (16.28%) Python
3 14 (16.28%) SQL
4 11 (12.79%) Shell Script
5 8 (9.30%) Ruby
6 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) Perl
7 2 (2.33%) VBScript
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (40.70%) ISEB
2 21 (24.42%) ISTQB
3 17 (19.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (39.53%) QA
2 6 (6.98%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
1 15 (17.44%) NCR
2 7 (8.14%) Atlassian
2 7 (8.14%) HP
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.16%) VocaLink
4 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
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