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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.69% 1.98% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 2.40% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 22
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
408 416 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.27% 82.21% 85.97%
Number of salaries quoted 340 291 402
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,066 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) Java
3 21 (46.67%) Unix
3 21 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (42.22%) Waterfall
4 19 (42.22%) JIRA
5 17 (37.78%) QA
5 17 (37.78%) MS Office
5 17 (37.78%) Shell Script
5 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
5 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
6 16 (35.56%) Finance
7 15 (33.33%) Release Management
8 13 (28.89%) LoadRunner
8 13 (28.89%) ClearQuest
8 13 (28.89%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (26.67%) HP
10 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
10 11 (24.44%) Automation Testing
11 10 (22.22%) Functional Testing
12 8 (17.78%) HP UFT
12 8 (17.78%) Degree
12 8 (17.78%) Oracle
13 7 (15.56%) Banking
13 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
13 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
13 7 (15.56%) BDD
14 6 (13.33%) SoapUI

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
1 17 (37.78%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) JIRA
2 13 (28.89%) ClearQuest
2 13 (28.89%) LoadRunner
3 8 (17.78%) HP UFT
4 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.33%) Selenium
4 6 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 6 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Analyst
1 32 (71.11%) Test Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Software Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Android Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Android Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Database Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) J2EE
1 6 (13.33%) REST
1 6 (13.33%) SOAP
2 4 (8.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) EPoS
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Unix
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Android
3 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Waterfall
3 15 (33.33%) Release Management
4 13 (28.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Automation Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.56%) BDD
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.33%) Agile Testing
8 6 (13.33%) API Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Test Management
8 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Volume Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Android Development
9 4 (8.89%) Data Validation
9 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.89%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.33%) VB
5 4 (8.89%) C
5 4 (8.89%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
5 4 (8.89%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) ISEB
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (37.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin