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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 121 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 36 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.50% 1.66% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.04% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 41 24
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
1960 2007 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.40% 81.12% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1662 1278
Average salary £48,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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 -9 15 £55,000 +15.78%
Stevenage - 9 £35,000 - 1
Rickmansworth -16 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 31 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 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 20 (35.09%) Finance
3 20 (35.09%) Release Management
4 19 (33.33%) QA
4 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 17 (29.82%) Selenium
6 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 15 (26.32%) Time Management
7 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
7 15 (26.32%) Change Control
8 14 (24.56%) Cucumber
8 14 (24.56%) HTML
8 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
9 13 (22.81%) Java
9 13 (22.81%) TDD
10 12 (21.05%) Software Testing
10 12 (21.05%) MS Project
10 12 (21.05%) UNIX
10 12 (21.05%) Project Management
10 12 (21.05%) Regression Testing
10 12 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (19.30%) Retail
11 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.54%) RESTful
12 10 (17.54%) System Testing
12 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
12 10 (17.54%) DbVisualizer

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (17.54%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.05%) MS Project
3 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) DB2
1 10 (17.54%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Selenium
2 14 (24.56%) Cucumber
3 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
3 10 (17.54%) Subversion
3 10 (17.54%) JIRA
4 7 (12.28%) ClearQuest
4 7 (12.28%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.26%) Rational Rose
5 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.51%) JMeter
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Business Analyst
3 15 (26.32%) Tester
4 12 (21.05%) Test Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) Automation Tester
5 10 (17.54%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (12.28%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (5.26%) Developer
10 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) CRM Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 2 (3.51%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) HTML
2 10 (17.54%) J2EE
2 10 (17.54%) XML
2 10 (17.54%) Flash
2 10 (17.54%) RESTful
2 10 (17.54%) Gherkin
3 5 (8.77%) jQuery
3 5 (8.77%) .NET
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) iPhone
2 4 (7.02%) iPad
3 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.26%) Spread Betting
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) UNIX
2 4 (7.02%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Release Management
3 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 15 (26.32%) Time Management
4 15 (26.32%) Change Control
4 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 13 (22.81%) TDD
6 12 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 12 (21.05%) Project Management
6 12 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 12 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (17.54%) System Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Document Management
8 10 (17.54%) Automated Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Coaching
9 9 (15.79%) BDD
10 7 (12.28%) PRINCE
10 7 (12.28%) DSDM
11 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.81%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) C
5 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) ISEB
1 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) HP
2 1 (1.75%) SAP
Stevenage
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