The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 20 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.56% 1.27% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.54% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Test Scripting
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 195 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 62.50% 82.28% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 122 85
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Stevenage

Test Scripting
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) QA
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft