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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.98% 1.60% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 2.05% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 5
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,200 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,500 £42,500
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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
443 293 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 81.73% 77.93% 79.18%
Number of salaries quoted 314 215 202
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 31 (57.41%) SQL
2 28 (51.85%) Selenium
3 27 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 25 (46.30%) Java
5 23 (42.59%) QA
6 16 (29.63%) Open Source
6 16 (29.63%) C#
6 16 (29.63%) Web Services
7 15 (27.78%) XML
7 15 (27.78%) UNIX
7 15 (27.78%) Cucumber
7 15 (27.78%) BDD
7 15 (27.78%) Ruby
7 15 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 15 (27.78%) RESTful
8 14 (25.93%) JBehave
8 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (25.93%) WATIR
8 14 (25.93%) SpecFlow
8 14 (25.93%) Gherkin
8 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
8 14 (25.93%) Calabash
8 14 (25.93%) JUnit
8 14 (25.93%) NUnit
9 12 (22.22%) UML
9 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
9 12 (22.22%) Rational Rose
10 11 (20.37%) Finance
10 11 (20.37%) Degree
11 10 (18.52%) OO

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) RiskWrite
1 2 (3.70%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) ATM
2 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
3 1 (1.85%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) Selenium
2 15 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 14 (25.93%) JBehave
3 14 (25.93%) WATIR
3 14 (25.93%) SpecFlow
3 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 14 (25.93%) Calabash
3 14 (25.93%) JUnit
3 14 (25.93%) NUnit
4 12 (22.22%) Rational Rose
5 8 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (3.70%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.70%) Hudson
7 2 (3.70%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (3.70%) JMeter
7 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Test Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Tester
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) QA Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Graduate
8 3 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) Web Services
2 15 (27.78%) XML
2 15 (27.78%) RESTful
3 14 (25.93%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) Flash
6 1 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Open Source
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.81%) EFT
4 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.70%) Physics
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) EPoS
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 15 (27.78%) BDD
2 15 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (22.22%) UML
4 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 10 (18.52%) OO
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
8 7 (12.96%) Change Management
8 7 (12.96%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (12.96%) Validation
8 7 (12.96%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Usability Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) SQL
2 25 (46.30%) Java
3 16 (29.63%) C#
4 15 (27.78%) Ruby
5 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (42.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix
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