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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 46 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.92% 2.20% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.50% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 27
Median salary £50,000 £24,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -43.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £48,800 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
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
400 480 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.33% 87.91% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 344 347 410
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 June 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (75.00%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (47.50%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (47.50%) Java
3 19 (47.50%) Unix
4 18 (45.00%) JIRA
4 18 (45.00%) QA
4 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
5 17 (42.50%) Finance
6 15 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 15 (37.50%) MS Office
7 13 (32.50%) HP
7 13 (32.50%) Release Management
8 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Functional Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (27.50%) ClearQuest
9 11 (27.50%) LoadRunner
10 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
11 8 (20.00%) Banking
11 8 (20.00%) BDD
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle
11 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
12 7 (17.50%) API Testing
12 7 (17.50%) SOAP
12 7 (17.50%) VB

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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 15 (37.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) JIRA
2 11 (27.50%) ClearQuest
2 11 (27.50%) LoadRunner
3 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
4 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
4 7 (17.50%) Selenium
4 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
4 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Analyst
1 31 (77.50%) Test Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Software Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Database Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) REST
1 7 (17.50%) SOAP
2 6 (15.00%) J2EE
3 4 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) EPoS
2 3 (7.50%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
3 13 (32.50%) Release Management
4 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Functional Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
6 8 (20.00%) BDD
6 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.50%) Agile Testing
7 7 (17.50%) API Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.50%) Test Management
8 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Volume Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Data Validation
9 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 4 (10.00%) System Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 15 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.50%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
1 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) HP
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
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