The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 59 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.66% 4.30% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 4.98% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 3
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
449 522 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.36% 86.28% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 323 382 182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £57,500
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 Watford

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Watford

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Watford region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) UNIX
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
4 13 (39.39%) TDD
4 13 (39.39%) QA
5 12 (36.36%) Selenium
5 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 11 (33.33%) XML
6 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (30.30%) DbVisualizer
7 10 (30.30%) Gherkin
7 10 (30.30%) Coaching
7 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
7 10 (30.30%) RESTful
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (30.30%) System Testing
7 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
7 10 (30.30%) Flash
7 10 (30.30%) Java
7 10 (30.30%) J2EE
7 10 (30.30%) DB2
7 10 (30.30%) Retail
7 10 (30.30%) Subversion
7 10 (30.30%) Document Management
7 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Banking
9 8 (24.24%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (30.30%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Sage CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) DB2
1 10 (30.30%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Selenium
1 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
2 10 (30.30%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Rational Rose
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.06%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (30.30%) Retail
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Tester
3 10 (30.30%) Automation Tester
3 10 (30.30%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Programmer
5 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
6 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (9.09%) CRM Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
9 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Junior Tester
9 1 (3.03%) CRM Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (30.30%) Flash
3 10 (30.30%) J2EE
3 10 (30.30%) RESTful
3 10 (30.30%) Gherkin
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (15.15%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
7 1 (3.03%) COM
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
7 1 (3.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) UNIX
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) TDD
3 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 10 (30.30%) Coaching
4 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (30.30%) System Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Document Management
4 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
5 8 (24.24%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) CRM
8 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (9.09%) User Stories
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) Change Control
9 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) C
4 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Sage
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.03%) Siebel
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