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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 115 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 39 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.64% 1.33% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.67% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 20
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £38,250 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £55,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +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
1909 2042 1809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.18% 80.11% 80.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1680 1375
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -7 14 £39,500 -12.22% 2
Stevenage - 9 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 4 £21,500 -57.00%
Rickmansworth -12 1 £45,000 -2.70%
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) Finance
3 18 (29.51%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
3 18 (29.51%) QA
4 17 (27.87%) Release Management
4 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
4 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (26.23%) UNIX
5 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.23%) Regression Testing
6 15 (24.59%) HTML
6 15 (24.59%) Selenium
6 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
6 15 (24.59%) Software Testing
6 15 (24.59%) Change Control
7 14 (22.95%) Time Management
7 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
8 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
8 13 (21.31%) TDD
9 12 (19.67%) Project Management
9 12 (19.67%) Java
9 12 (19.67%) MS Project
10 11 (18.03%) XML
10 11 (18.03%) Retail
10 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (16.39%) System Testing
11 10 (16.39%) WebDriver
11 10 (16.39%) RESTful
11 10 (16.39%) Subversion

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (16.39%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.67%) MS Project
3 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) DB2
1 10 (16.39%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Selenium
2 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
3 10 (16.39%) WebDriver
3 10 (16.39%) Subversion
4 6 (9.84%) JIRA
5 5 (8.20%) HP UFT
6 4 (6.56%) ClearQuest
7 3 (4.92%) Rational Rose
7 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.64%) JMeter
9 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Retail
3 9 (14.75%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (55.74%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Business Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Tester
4 12 (19.67%) Test Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) Automation Tester
5 10 (16.39%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (11.48%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Programmer
8 5 (8.20%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
8 5 (8.20%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Developer
10 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) HTML
2 11 (18.03%) XML
3 10 (16.39%) Flash
3 10 (16.39%) J2EE
3 10 (16.39%) RESTful
3 10 (16.39%) Gherkin
4 6 (9.84%) .NET
5 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.20%) jQuery
6 2 (3.28%) CSS
7 1 (1.64%) COM
7 1 (1.64%) Ajax
7 1 (1.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) iPhone
2 4 (6.56%) iPad
3 3 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.92%) Spread Betting
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) UNIX
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Release Management
2 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
3 16 (26.23%) Regression Testing
4 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
4 15 (24.59%) Software Testing
4 15 (24.59%) Change Control
5 14 (22.95%) Time Management
6 13 (21.31%) TDD
7 12 (19.67%) Project Management
8 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.39%) System Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Document Management
9 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Coaching
10 9 (14.75%) BDD
11 8 (13.11%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (11.48%) PRINCE
12 7 (11.48%) DSDM
13 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) SQL
2 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.67%) Java
4 6 (9.84%) C++
4 6 (9.84%) C
4 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) ISEB
1 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) HP
2 1 (1.64%) Sage
2 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.64%) SAP
2 1 (1.64%) Siebel
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