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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 118 95 102
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 33 47 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.37% 2.02% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.49% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 30
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1979 1888 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.91% 81.06% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 1536 1206
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 £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -18 15 £24,000 -46.66% 6
Stevenage - 6 £31,250 -
Royston -11 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Borehamwood -21 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £45,000 - 1
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) QA
3 20 (36.36%) Release Management
4 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
4 18 (32.73%) Finance
4 18 (32.73%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
5 17 (30.91%) Selenium
6 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (27.27%) Time Management
7 15 (27.27%) Business Analysis
7 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.45%) HTML
8 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
8 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
8 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
8 14 (25.45%) Change Control
9 13 (23.64%) Java
10 12 (21.82%) MS Project
10 12 (21.82%) Project Management
10 12 (21.82%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 11 (20.00%) XML
11 11 (20.00%) UNIX
11 11 (20.00%) System Testing
11 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.00%) Retail
12 10 (18.18%) Subversion
12 10 (18.18%) Document Management
12 10 (18.18%) Automated Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.82%) MS Project
3 5 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) DB2
1 10 (18.18%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Selenium
2 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
3 10 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 10 (18.18%) Subversion
3 10 (18.18%) JIRA
4 7 (12.73%) ClearQuest
4 7 (12.73%) HP UFT
5 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.64%) Rational Rose
6 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.64%) JMeter
6 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Analyst
2 18 (32.73%) Tester
3 14 (25.45%) Business Analyst
4 12 (21.82%) Test Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 10 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (12.73%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.45%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (5.45%) Web Tester
10 3 (5.45%) Applications Tester
10 3 (5.45%) QA Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) HTML
2 11 (20.00%) XML
3 10 (18.18%) Flash
3 10 (18.18%) RESTful
3 10 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 10 (18.18%) J2EE
4 6 (10.91%) CSS
5 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 5 (9.09%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) iPhone
3 4 (7.27%) iPad
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) Spread Betting
4 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Release Management
3 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
4 15 (27.27%) Time Management
4 15 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
5 14 (25.45%) Change Control
6 12 (21.82%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (21.82%) Project Management
7 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (20.00%) System Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Coaching
8 10 (18.18%) TDD
8 10 (18.18%) Document Management
8 10 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 9 (16.36%) BDD
10 7 (12.73%) PRINCE
10 7 (12.73%) DSDM
11 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) ISEB
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) HP
2 1 (1.82%) SAP
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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