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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 25 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.70% 1.12% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 1.38% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
105 145 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 55.56% 81.46% 73.71%
Number of salaries quoted 83 112 115
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (57.14%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) QA Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft