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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 88 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 50 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.45% 2.07% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.47% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 39
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -23.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,625 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £62,200
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
1783 1741 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 87.32% 83.90% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1467 1471 1366
Median salary £48,500 £53,100 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 0 19 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Stevenage -10 11 £45,000 -
Royston - 6 £35,000 -
Borehamwood -10 1 £40,000 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (55.56%) Selenium
3 37 (45.68%) ISEB
4 31 (38.27%) Finance
4 31 (38.27%) Scrum
5 28 (34.57%) WebDriver
6 26 (32.10%) QA
7 25 (30.86%) Software Testing
8 23 (28.40%) TDD
9 22 (27.16%) BDD
10 21 (25.93%) Test Automation
10 21 (25.93%) Java
11 19 (23.46%) ISTQB
12 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
12 17 (20.99%) Risk Analysis
12 17 (20.99%) Manual Testing
12 17 (20.99%) ATM
12 17 (20.99%) NCR
12 17 (20.99%) Cucumber
12 17 (20.99%) Postilion
13 16 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (19.75%) HP
13 16 (19.75%) Regression Testing
13 16 (19.75%) C#
13 16 (19.75%) SQL
13 16 (19.75%) JIRA
14 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (18.52%) Automation Testing
15 14 (17.28%) Non-Functional Testing
15 14 (17.28%) 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 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.17%) Confluence
3 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (55.56%) Selenium
2 28 (34.57%) WebDriver
3 17 (20.99%) Cucumber
4 16 (19.75%) JIRA
5 11 (13.58%) LoadRunner
6 10 (12.35%) HP UFT
7 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 7 (8.64%) Ranorex
8 7 (8.64%) SilkTest
9 6 (7.41%) JUnit
10 5 (6.17%) Maven
10 5 (6.17%) Robot Framework
10 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
11 4 (4.94%) Appium
12 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
12 3 (3.70%) JMeter
12 3 (3.70%) Subversion
12 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
13 2 (2.47%) Calabash
13 2 (2.47%) ClearQuest
General
1 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (61.73%) Analyst
1 50 (61.73%) Test Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Postilion Analyst
3 15 (18.52%) Tester
4 12 (14.81%) Automation Tester
5 9 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Software Tester
7 7 (8.64%) Regression Tester
7 7 (8.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (8.64%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (8.64%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.17%) QA Leader
9 4 (4.94%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.47%) Software Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) Gherkin
2 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
2 5 (6.17%) RESTful
2 5 (6.17%) Spring
3 4 (4.94%) REST
4 3 (3.70%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) .NET
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.47%) JSON
5 2 (2.47%) Middleware
5 2 (2.47%) SOAP
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.23%) CSS
6 1 (1.23%) HTML
6 1 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) BBC
3 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.23%) iPad
3 1 (1.23%) iPhone
3 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Unix
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) Scrum
3 25 (30.86%) Software Testing
4 23 (28.40%) TDD
5 22 (27.16%) BDD
6 21 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
7 17 (20.99%) Manual Testing
7 17 (20.99%) Risk Analysis
8 16 (19.75%) Regression Testing
9 15 (18.52%) Automation Testing
9 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (17.28%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (14.81%) Performance Testing
12 11 (13.58%) Release Management
13 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (11.11%) Test Planning
14 8 (9.88%) Integration Testing
15 7 (8.64%) Agile Testing
15 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) Java
2 16 (19.75%) C#
2 16 (19.75%) SQL
3 10 (12.35%) Python
4 8 (9.88%) Ruby
5 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
6 4 (4.94%) VBScript
7 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) ISEB
2 19 (23.46%) ISTQB
3 16 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.94%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.10%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) NCR
2 16 (19.75%) HP
3 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) Virgin Media
7 1 (1.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
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