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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.93% 2.04% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 2.47% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
267 243 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 80.66% 82.65% 78.09%
Number of salaries quoted 198 199 240
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 8 (44.44%) JIRA
3 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
4 6 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 5 (27.78%) ATM
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
9 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
9 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) Degree
9 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
9 1 (5.56%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) ATM
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Test Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Testing Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (11.11%) QA Manager
5 2 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) HP