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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 100 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 43 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.75% 1.99% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.35% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 54
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £41,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1935 1828 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.88% 84.67% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1515 1654
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 5 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Watford -9 14 £50,000 +131.21% 2
Stevenage +1 6 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Royston - 4 £35,000 -
Borehamwood -8 2 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +6 1 £50,000 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 49 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (57.75%) Selenium
3 31 (43.66%) Finance
4 28 (39.44%) ISEB
5 23 (32.39%) HP
6 21 (29.58%) QA
6 21 (29.58%) WebDriver
7 20 (28.17%) Automation Testing
7 20 (28.17%) Scrum
8 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
9 18 (25.35%) Manual Testing
9 18 (25.35%) Software Testing
10 17 (23.94%) Automated Testing
10 17 (23.94%) SQL
11 15 (21.13%) Cucumber
12 14 (19.72%) BDD
12 14 (19.72%) Non-Functional Testing
12 14 (19.72%) HP UFT
12 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
12 14 (19.72%) JIRA
13 13 (18.31%) Java
14 12 (16.90%) Performance Testing
14 12 (16.90%) TDD
14 12 (16.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (15.49%) Postilion
15 11 (15.49%) Risk Analysis
15 11 (15.49%) NCR
15 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
15 11 (15.49%) ATM
16 10 (14.08%) Microsoft

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 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (57.75%) Selenium
2 21 (29.58%) WebDriver
3 15 (21.13%) Cucumber
4 14 (19.72%) HP UFT
4 14 (19.72%) JIRA
5 10 (14.08%) LoadRunner
6 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.45%) Robot Framework
7 5 (7.04%) Appium
7 5 (7.04%) SoapUI
7 5 (7.04%) Subversion
8 4 (5.63%) JMeter
8 4 (5.63%) Ranorex
8 4 (5.63%) SilkTest
9 3 (4.23%) Calabash
9 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.82%) Maven
10 2 (2.82%) WATIR
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Analyst
1 41 (57.75%) Test Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Tester
3 11 (15.49%) Postilion Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Automation Tester
5 7 (9.86%) Test Leader
6 6 (8.45%) QA Leader
7 5 (7.04%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Regression Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.82%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) QA Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Software Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) REST
2 5 (7.04%) Gherkin
2 5 (7.04%) SOAP
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.82%) Middleware
3 2 (2.82%) RESTful
3 2 (2.82%) Spring
3 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) jQuery
4 1 (1.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) BBC
3 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.41%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) iPhone
3 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Unix
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Automation Testing
2 20 (28.17%) Scrum
3 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
4 18 (25.35%) Manual Testing
4 18 (25.35%) Software Testing
5 17 (23.94%) Automated Testing
6 14 (19.72%) BDD
6 14 (19.72%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (16.90%) Performance Testing
7 12 (16.90%) TDD
8 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
8 11 (15.49%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Release Management
9 9 (12.68%) Test Planning
9 9 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.27%) V-Model
10 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.86%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) Java
3 9 (12.68%) C#
4 8 (11.27%) Ruby
5 6 (8.45%) Python
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
6 4 (5.63%) VBScript
7 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.23%) VB
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) ISEB
2 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (29.58%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) HP
2 11 (15.49%) NCR
3 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.82%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.82%) Sun
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.41%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
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