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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.61% 1.08% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 1.40% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 2
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +23.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £31,400 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,000 £31,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
431 285 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.73% 77.24% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 299 210 188
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (56.60%) Software Testing
2 29 (54.72%) SQL
3 27 (50.94%) Selenium
4 24 (45.28%) QA
5 23 (43.40%) Java
6 21 (39.62%) UNIX
7 18 (33.96%) Finance
7 18 (33.96%) Automation Testing
8 16 (30.19%) Degree
9 14 (26.42%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
9 14 (26.42%) Banking
10 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (22.64%) Validation
11 11 (20.75%) EFT
11 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
12 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
12 9 (16.98%) UML
12 9 (16.98%) OO
12 9 (16.98%) Rational Rose
12 9 (16.98%) Web Services
12 9 (16.98%) Open Source
13 8 (15.09%) C#
14 7 (13.21%) NUnit
14 7 (13.21%) Change Management
14 7 (13.21%) XML
14 7 (13.21%) JUnit
14 7 (13.21%) Cucumber
14 7 (13.21%) BDD
14 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) ATM
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) SAN
2 3 (5.66%) NFC
3 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Selenium
2 14 (26.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (16.98%) Rational Rose
4 7 (13.21%) JUnit
4 7 (13.21%) NUnit
4 7 (13.21%) WATIR
4 7 (13.21%) JBehave
4 7 (13.21%) Cucumber
4 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow
4 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
4 7 (13.21%) Calabash
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.77%) JMeter
7 2 (3.77%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (3.77%) Hudson
7 2 (3.77%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.77%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) Test Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Graduate
6 5 (9.43%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Performance Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Support Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) QA Tester
10 1 (1.89%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Web Services
2 7 (13.21%) XML
2 7 (13.21%) RESTful
2 7 (13.21%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.66%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) EFT
2 9 (16.98%) Open Source
3 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) Statistics
5 3 (5.66%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (5.66%) Smartcard
5 3 (5.66%) EPoS
6 2 (3.77%) Physics
7 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) UNIX
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Software Testing
2 18 (33.96%) Automation Testing
3 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (22.64%) Validation
4 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
5 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.98%) UML
5 9 (16.98%) OO
6 7 (13.21%) Change Management
6 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
6 7 (13.21%) BDD
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Usability Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.55%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) SQL
2 23 (43.40%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) Ruby
5 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) C
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded C++
6 3 (5.66%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.55%) PhD
4 3 (5.66%) ISEB
4 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (45.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
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