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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 37 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.76% 5.68% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 6.55% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 20
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +54.54%
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
442 443 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.21% 86.69% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 387 314 245
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) QA
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
5 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
5 11 (35.48%) Java
5 11 (35.48%) Unix
6 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 9 (29.03%) MS Office
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
7 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
8 8 (25.81%) Android
8 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
8 8 (25.81%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (25.81%) Android Development
8 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
8 8 (25.81%) Embedded C
8 8 (25.81%) Embedded C++
8 8 (25.81%) C
8 8 (25.81%) C++
8 8 (25.81%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Apple
9 6 (19.35%) ClearQuest
9 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
9 6 (19.35%) JIRA
9 6 (19.35%) Release Management
9 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (29.03%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) ClearQuest
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
1 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Tester
5 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) QA Tester
7 4 (12.90%) Android Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Android Software Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Software Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
8 2 (6.45%) Graduate
8 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Web Tester
9 1 (3.23%) Database Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Graduate Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Junior
9 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) J2EE
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) Behat
3 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.81%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Unix
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Android
3 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
3 8 (25.81%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) Android Development
4 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
5 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Release Management
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (9.68%) Data Validation
7 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
7 3 (9.68%) System Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Validation
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Process Management
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
4 8 (25.81%) C
4 8 (25.81%) C++
4 8 (25.81%) Embedded C
4 8 (25.81%) Embedded C++
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Apple
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
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