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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 44 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.44% 1.58% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 2.05% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 5
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £27,200 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £36,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
448 292 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.81% 76.84% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 312 216 194
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (63.46%) SQL
2 29 (55.77%) Software Testing
3 28 (53.85%) Selenium
4 25 (48.08%) Java
5 24 (46.15%) QA
6 17 (32.69%) UNIX
7 15 (28.85%) Web Services
7 15 (28.85%) Open Source
8 14 (26.92%) C#
9 13 (25.00%) Finance
9 13 (25.00%) JUnit
9 13 (25.00%) XML
9 13 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 13 (25.00%) BDD
9 13 (25.00%) RESTful
9 13 (25.00%) JBehave
9 13 (25.00%) SpecFlow
9 13 (25.00%) Gherkin
9 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 13 (25.00%) Calabash
9 13 (25.00%) WATIR
9 13 (25.00%) Ruby
9 13 (25.00%) NUnit
9 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (23.08%) Degree
11 11 (21.15%) Automation Testing
12 10 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
12 10 (19.23%) UML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.85%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) ATM
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Selenium
2 13 (25.00%) JBehave
2 13 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (25.00%) Calabash
2 13 (25.00%) JUnit
2 13 (25.00%) NUnit
2 13 (25.00%) WATIR
3 10 (19.23%) Rational Rose
3 10 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.85%) JMeter
6 2 (3.85%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (3.85%) Hudson
6 2 (3.85%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.85%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Test Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Test Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Tester
5 6 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Graduate
8 3 (5.77%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Manager
10 1 (1.92%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) Web Services
2 13 (25.00%) XML
2 13 (25.00%) RESTful
2 13 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Open Source
2 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (17.31%) EFT
4 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.85%) Physics
5 2 (3.85%) EPoS
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) Statistics
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) UNIX
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Software Testing
2 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (25.00%) BDD
3 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Automation Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
5 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 10 (19.23%) UML
5 10 (19.23%) OO
6 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Validation
7 7 (13.46%) Change Management
7 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.62%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (9.62%) Usability Testing
8 5 (9.62%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) SQL
2 25 (48.08%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) C#
4 13 (25.00%) Ruby
5 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Degree
2 10 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Citrix
2 2 (3.85%) SOASTA, Inc
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