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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.86% 2.27% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.65% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 25
Median salary £50,000 £24,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -49.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
430 453 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.84% 85.80% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 353 363 328
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
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 29 September 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) HP
3 13 (56.52%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (43.48%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) JIRA
6 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
6 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Release Management
6 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
6 8 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) QA
7 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
8 6 (26.09%) Banking
8 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
9 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Testing
9 5 (21.74%) API Testing
9 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (21.74%) Test Planning
9 5 (21.74%) Retail
9 5 (21.74%) Selenium
9 5 (21.74%) Volume Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Test Management
9 5 (21.74%) Cucumber

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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
1 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
2 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
3 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
3 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
1 16 (69.57%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Junior QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) REST
1 5 (21.74%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) EPoS
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Release Management
2 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
3 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Testing
4 5 (21.74%) API Testing
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) Test Management
4 5 (21.74%) Test Planning
4 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Volume Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Sun