The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 123 104
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 48 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.94% 1.20% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.55% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 45
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1829 2062 1947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.87% 77.43% 74.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1705 1587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Watford +10 35 £40,000 -3.61% 5
Welwyn Garden City +22 7 £46,250 +23.33%
Tring - 1 £31,000 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (54.55%) QA
2 41 (53.25%) SQL
3 36 (46.75%) Software Testing
3 36 (46.75%) Selenium
4 27 (35.06%) Degree
4 27 (35.06%) Finance
5 23 (29.87%) ISTQB
5 23 (29.87%) UNIX
6 21 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 20 (25.97%) Java
8 19 (24.68%) Automation Testing
9 16 (20.78%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (20.78%) Banking
10 15 (19.48%) .NET
10 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
10 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
11 14 (18.18%) C#
11 14 (18.18%) Scrum
12 13 (16.88%) Linux
13 12 (15.58%) ISEB
13 12 (15.58%) Test Strategy
14 11 (14.29%) Windows
15 10 (12.99%) Oracle
15 10 (12.99%) Change Management
15 10 (12.99%) Validation
15 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
16 9 (11.69%) WCF
16 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (11.69%) Rhino Mocks
16 9 (11.69%) Workflow

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Mingle
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) RiskWrite
2 2 (2.60%) BASE24
3 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) NFC
2 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.49%) ATM
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) SMS
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) SAN
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.60%) MS Access
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (46.75%) Selenium
2 16 (20.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (11.69%) NUnit
3 9 (11.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (10.39%) Moq
5 5 (6.49%) Subversion
6 3 (3.90%) JIRA
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.30%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.30%) JBehave
8 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.30%) JUnit
8 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.30%) JMeter
8 1 (1.30%) WATIR
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Analyst
2 21 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 21 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 18 (23.38%) Tester
4 12 (15.58%) Senior Test Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Graduate
6 8 (10.39%) Support Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Automation Tester
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Test Automation Specialist
9 5 (6.49%) QA Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Test Specialist
9 5 (6.49%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Automation Specialist
10 4 (5.19%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Junior Support Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Tester
10 4 (5.19%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) SOAP
2 9 (11.69%) Web Services
2 9 (11.69%) WCF
3 7 (9.09%) WF
3 7 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) GWT
5 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.30%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) J2EE
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.69%) EFT
3 7 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.79%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (7.79%) EPoS
4 6 (7.79%) Smartcard
5 5 (6.49%) EFTPOS
6 4 (5.19%) Statistics
7 3 (3.90%) Physics
8 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.60%) APACS
9 1 (1.30%) Equities
9 1 (1.30%) Derivative
9 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.30%) SCADA
9 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) UNIX
2 13 (16.88%) Linux
3 11 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) Software Testing
2 21 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 19 (24.68%) Automation Testing
4 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
5 14 (18.18%) Scrum
6 12 (15.58%) Test Strategy
7 10 (12.99%) Validation
7 10 (12.99%) Change Management
8 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.69%) Workflow
9 8 (10.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.79%) Usability Testing
12 5 (6.49%) Scalability Testing
12 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
12 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (5.19%) Quality Management
13 4 (5.19%) OO
13 4 (5.19%) Data Validation
14 3 (3.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) SQL
2 20 (25.97%) Java
3 14 (18.18%) C#
4 6 (7.79%) C++
4 6 (7.79%) Embedded C
4 6 (7.79%) Embedded C++
4 6 (7.79%) C
5 5 (6.49%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) Tcl
5 5 (6.49%) Perl
6 4 (5.19%) VB
7 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) VBScript
8 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) Degree
2 23 (29.87%) ISTQB
3 12 (15.58%) ISEB
4 4 (5.19%) PhD
5 2 (2.60%) HNC
5 2 (2.60%) PMP
5 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (54.55%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Agilent
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) HP
4 2 (2.60%) NCR
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) EMC
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix
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