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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 47 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 26 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.37% 1.59% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 1.98% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 6
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -20.00%
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
477 303 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.17% 80.37% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 339 224 211
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (53.85%) SQL
1 28 (53.85%) Selenium
2 27 (51.92%) Software Testing
3 25 (48.08%) Java
4 20 (38.46%) C#
4 20 (38.46%) QA
5 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
5 19 (36.54%) RESTful
5 19 (36.54%) Ruby
5 19 (36.54%) Cucumber
5 19 (36.54%) BDD
5 19 (36.54%) XML
6 18 (34.62%) JUnit
6 18 (34.62%) Web Services
6 18 (34.62%) NUnit
6 18 (34.62%) JBehave
6 18 (34.62%) WATIR
6 18 (34.62%) SpecFlow
6 18 (34.62%) Gherkin
6 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
6 18 (34.62%) Calabash
6 18 (34.62%) Open Source
7 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 12 (23.08%) UML
8 12 (23.08%) OO
8 12 (23.08%) Rational Rose
9 9 (17.31%) Finance
9 9 (17.31%) Degree
9 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) RiskWrite
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) ATM
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Selenium
2 19 (36.54%) Cucumber
3 18 (34.62%) SpecFlow
3 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
3 18 (34.62%) Calabash
3 18 (34.62%) WATIR
3 18 (34.62%) JBehave
3 18 (34.62%) NUnit
3 18 (34.62%) JUnit
4 12 (23.08%) Rational Rose
5 6 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.92%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) QA Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Tester
8 3 (5.77%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Graduate
9 2 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Technical Manager
10 1 (1.92%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Graduate Support Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) XML
1 19 (36.54%) RESTful
2 18 (34.62%) Gherkin
2 18 (34.62%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) J2EE
5 1 (1.92%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Open Source
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) EFT
4 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.85%) Physics
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) EPoS
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Software Testing
2 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
2 19 (36.54%) BDD
3 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 12 (23.08%) UML
4 12 (23.08%) OO
5 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
6 8 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Automation Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Change Management
8 6 (11.54%) Validation
9 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.77%) System Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) SQL
2 25 (48.08%) Java
3 20 (38.46%) C#
4 19 (36.54%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Citrix
2 1 (1.92%) SAP
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