The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.43% 2.67% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 3.03% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +18.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Test Scripting
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 264 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 87.11% 88.00% 75.29%
Number of salaries quoted 242 225 218
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Peterborough region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Peterborough

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) ATM
2 5 (41.67%) F#
2 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) QA
3 4 (33.33%) WATIR
3 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Sahi
3 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (8.33%) TestNG
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Back Office
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (8.33%) HTML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) ATM
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) WATIR
3 4 (33.33%) Sahi
3 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby
1 5 (41.67%) F#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP