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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 101 97 114
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 47 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.99% 1.64% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.18% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 35
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
1871 1513 2173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.31% 75.31% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1179 1710
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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
(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 +9 24 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Hemel Hempstead -6 9 £50,000 - 1
Royston - 2 £22,500 -
Borehamwood +7 1 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 35 (44.87%) QA
3 34 (43.59%) Selenium
4 33 (42.31%) Java
5 28 (35.90%) Software Testing
6 24 (30.77%) UNIX
7 22 (28.21%) Automation Testing
8 21 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
8 21 (26.92%) Finance
9 18 (23.08%) Oracle
10 17 (21.79%) ISTQB
10 17 (21.79%) Degree
11 16 (20.51%) JUnit
12 15 (19.23%) JBehave
12 15 (19.23%) BDD
12 15 (19.23%) Test Strategy
13 14 (17.95%) EFT
14 12 (15.38%) PRINCE2
14 12 (15.38%) Web Services
14 12 (15.38%) Banking
14 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
14 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (14.10%) Regression Testing
15 11 (14.10%) Project Management
16 10 (12.82%) UML
16 10 (12.82%) C#
16 10 (12.82%) Open Source
17 9 (11.54%) Usability Testing
17 9 (11.54%) JavaScript

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 2 (2.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.28%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Taleo
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) ATM
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.85%) Wireless
3 2 (2.56%) LAN
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) SMS
4 1 (1.28%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) Data Mining
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (43.59%) Selenium
2 21 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (20.51%) JUnit
4 15 (19.23%) JBehave
5 9 (11.54%) NUnit
5 9 (11.54%) Rational Rose
6 8 (10.26%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (10.26%) WATIR
6 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
6 8 (10.26%) SpecFlow
6 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.26%) Calabash
7 7 (8.97%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.85%) JIRA
8 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.56%) JMeter
9 2 (2.56%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (2.56%) Hudson
9 2 (2.56%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Test Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Tester
3 14 (17.95%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 8 (10.26%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Graduate
9 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.56%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) Web Services
2 8 (10.26%) XML
2 8 (10.26%) J2EE
2 8 (10.26%) RESTful
2 8 (10.26%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (1.28%) Ajax
4 1 (1.28%) JSON
4 1 (1.28%) Dojo
4 1 (1.28%) WCF
4 1 (1.28%) WF
4 1 (1.28%) GWT
4 1 (1.28%) jQuery
4 1 (1.28%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) EFT
2 10 (12.82%) Open Source
3 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.85%) Statistics
5 3 (3.85%) EPoS
5 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) Physics
7 1 (1.28%) SCADA
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.28%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) UNIX
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Software Testing
2 22 (28.21%) Automation Testing
3 15 (19.23%) Test Strategy
3 15 (19.23%) BDD
4 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 11 (14.10%) Project Management
5 11 (14.10%) Regression Testing
5 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.82%) UML
7 9 (11.54%) OO
7 9 (11.54%) Validation
7 9 (11.54%) Usability Testing
7 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.26%) Workflow
8 8 (10.26%) TDD
9 7 (8.97%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Change Management
10 6 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 33 (42.31%) Java
3 10 (12.82%) C#
4 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.26%) Ruby
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) C++
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) ISTQB
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) ISEB
3 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) PhD
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (44.87%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) Citrix
3 2 (2.56%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.28%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) EMC
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arqiva
Salary: bonus & corporate benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago