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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 103 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 44 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.13% 1.46% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.94% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 34
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £20,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £45,000 £54,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1662 1444 2161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.29% 75.52% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1078 1815
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Watford +5 31 £42,500 +102.38% 3
Stevenage +17 2 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 42 (41.18%) Java
2 40 (39.22%) Selenium
3 39 (38.24%) Test Automation
4 38 (37.25%) JUnit
4 38 (37.25%) QA
5 37 (36.27%) JBehave
5 37 (36.27%) BDD
6 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (32.35%) Software Testing
8 29 (28.43%) SQL
9 28 (27.45%) C#
10 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 24 (23.53%) XML
11 23 (22.55%) Web Services
11 23 (22.55%) Ruby
11 23 (22.55%) Cucumber
11 23 (22.55%) RESTful
12 22 (21.57%) WATIR
12 22 (21.57%) Open Source
12 22 (21.57%) SpecFlow
12 22 (21.57%) Gherkin
12 22 (21.57%) Jenkins
12 22 (21.57%) Calabash
12 22 (21.57%) NUnit
13 19 (18.63%) Finance
14 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (16.67%) TDD
15 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
16 16 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (14.71%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (3.92%) JBoss
2 3 (2.94%) IIS
2 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.98%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.96%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.96%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.96%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.98%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Internet
1 5 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (4.90%) Wireless
2 1 (0.98%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.86%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.96%) Big Data
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (39.22%) Selenium
2 38 (37.25%) JUnit
3 37 (36.27%) JBehave
4 23 (22.55%) Cucumber
5 22 (21.57%) WATIR
5 22 (21.57%) SpecFlow
5 22 (21.57%) Jenkins
5 22 (21.57%) Calabash
5 22 (21.57%) NUnit
6 15 (14.71%) WebDriver
7 14 (13.73%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (8.82%) Rational Rose
9 6 (5.88%) Subversion
9 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.98%) JIRA
10 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (39.22%) Analyst
2 25 (24.51%) Test Engineer
3 17 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 14 (13.73%) Test Analyst
4 14 (13.73%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Test Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) QA Analyst
7 8 (7.84%) Tester
8 7 (6.86%) Programmer
9 6 (5.88%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.88%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.90%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) SAP Business Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) XML
2 23 (22.55%) Web Services
2 23 (22.55%) RESTful
3 22 (21.57%) Gherkin
4 15 (14.71%) J2EE
5 8 (7.84%) HTML
6 7 (6.86%) .NET
7 6 (5.88%) CSS
8 5 (4.90%) jQuery
8 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.94%) Ajax
10 2 (1.96%) Dojo
10 2 (1.96%) JSON
10 2 (1.96%) XHTML
10 2 (1.96%) Middleware
10 2 (1.96%) GWT
10 2 (1.96%) Ext JS
10 2 (1.96%) HTML5
10 2 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.96%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Open Source
2 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.90%) User Experience
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.96%) iPhone
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.98%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) UNIX
2 9 (8.82%) Linux
3 8 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) Test Automation
2 37 (36.27%) BDD
3 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (32.35%) Software Testing
5 17 (16.67%) TDD
5 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 15 (14.71%) Automation Testing
7 14 (13.73%) PRINCE2
7 14 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (12.75%) OO
8 13 (12.75%) Regression Testing
9 12 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (8.82%) Manual Testing
10 9 (8.82%) Requirements Engineering
10 9 (8.82%) UML
10 9 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (7.84%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.86%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.18%) Java
2 29 (28.43%) SQL
3 28 (27.45%) C#
4 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 23 (22.55%) Ruby
6 8 (7.84%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.86%) C
7 7 (6.86%) C++
8 2 (1.96%) VB6
8 2 (1.96%) PHP
8 2 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) ISEB
2 7 (6.86%) Degree
3 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (37.25%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) VMware
3 7 (6.86%) HP
4 5 (4.90%) SAP
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Sage
5 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.98%) Siebel
5 1 (0.98%) Thunderhead
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