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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 32 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.89% 3.66% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 4.57% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 25
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
448 460 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 87.67% 80.28% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 356 403 326
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 February 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (83.33%) Finance
3 23 (63.89%) Cucumber
4 22 (61.11%) Java
5 20 (55.56%) Scrum
5 20 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 20 (55.56%) Selenium
6 19 (52.78%) BDD
6 19 (52.78%) TDD
7 17 (47.22%) QA
7 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
8 15 (41.67%) Gherkin
9 14 (38.89%) JIRA
9 14 (38.89%) Unix
10 13 (36.11%) Software Testing
11 12 (33.33%) C#
11 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
12 11 (30.56%) Functional Testing
12 11 (30.56%) Linux
12 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
12 11 (30.56%) Python
12 11 (30.56%) HP UFT
12 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
13 9 (25.00%) SQL
13 9 (25.00%) Agile Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (22.22%) JUnit

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 7 (19.44%) Confluence
1 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Cucumber
2 20 (55.56%) Selenium
2 20 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 14 (38.89%) JIRA
4 11 (30.56%) HP UFT
5 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (22.22%) JUnit
7 7 (19.44%) Maven
7 7 (19.44%) SoapUI
8 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
9 3 (8.33%) ClearQuest
9 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.78%) JBehave
10 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.78%) NUnit
10 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
1 18 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Automation Test Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Tester
4 8 (22.22%) Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Developer in Test
5 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Automation Tester
7 5 (13.89%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (11.11%) QA Tester
9 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) XML Tester
11 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
11 1 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Finance Systems Analyst
11 1 (2.78%) Junior QA Tester
11 1 (2.78%) Junior Tester
11 1 (2.78%) Software Analyst
11 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
2 7 (19.44%) RESTful
2 7 (19.44%) Spring
3 5 (13.89%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) BBC
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Unix
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) Scrum
3 19 (52.78%) BDD
3 19 (52.78%) TDD
4 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
5 13 (36.11%) Software Testing
6 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (30.56%) Functional Testing
7 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Agile Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Kanban
10 7 (19.44%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (16.67%) ATDD
12 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
13 4 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (22.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (47.22%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Virgin Media
3 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Including Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago