The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.27% 1.56% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 1.98% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 1
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 252 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.32% 78.75% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 349 184 180
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Hertfordshire

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 25 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (60.66%) SQL
2 36 (59.02%) Software Testing
2 36 (59.02%) Selenium
3 30 (49.18%) QA
4 28 (45.90%) Java
5 27 (44.26%) Finance
6 26 (42.62%) UNIX
7 24 (39.34%) Automation Testing
8 21 (34.43%) Degree
8 21 (34.43%) ISTQB
8 21 (34.43%) Banking
9 19 (31.15%) QuickTest Pro
10 16 (26.23%) Validation
11 11 (18.03%) EFT
11 11 (18.03%) Test Strategy
12 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (16.39%) Oracle
13 9 (14.75%) OO
14 7 (11.48%) Change Management
14 7 (11.48%) Rational Rose
14 7 (11.48%) Linux
14 7 (11.48%) UML
14 7 (11.48%) Web Services
14 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
14 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
14 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
14 7 (11.48%) Open Source
15 6 (9.84%) Retail
15 6 (9.84%) Data Mining
16 5 (8.20%) EPoS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (4.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.92%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) ATM
1 5 (8.20%) NFC
2 3 (4.92%) SAN
2 3 (4.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (59.02%) Selenium
2 19 (31.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (11.48%) Rational Rose
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (8.20%) JUnit
4 5 (8.20%) NUnit
4 5 (8.20%) WATIR
4 5 (8.20%) JBehave
4 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.20%) Calabash
5 2 (3.28%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (3.28%) Hudson
5 2 (3.28%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.28%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.28%) JMeter
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 21 (34.43%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Test Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Tester
5 9 (14.75%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Business Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Graduate
8 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) Automation Tester
10 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) Test Manager
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Junior
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Junior Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Junior Test Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Junior Support Analyst
12 2 (3.28%) Performance Manager
12 2 (3.28%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) XML
2 5 (8.20%) Middleware
2 5 (8.20%) RESTful
2 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.28%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) EFT
2 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
2 7 (11.48%) Open Source
3 5 (8.20%) Statistics
3 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) EPoS
3 5 (8.20%) Smartcard
3 5 (8.20%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.28%) Physics
5 2 (3.28%) EFTPOS
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.64%) Equities
6 1 (1.64%) Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) UNIX
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Software Testing
2 24 (39.34%) Automation Testing
3 16 (26.23%) Validation
4 11 (18.03%) Test Strategy
5 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (14.75%) OO
7 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.48%) UML
7 7 (11.48%) Change Management
7 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.20%) BDD
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.20%) Usability Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
9 4 (6.56%) Data Validation
10 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) SQL
2 28 (45.90%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) C
3 5 (8.20%) C#
3 5 (8.20%) C++
3 5 (8.20%) Embedded C
3 5 (8.20%) Embedded C++
3 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) ISTQB
1 21 (34.43%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (8.20%) PhD
2 5 (8.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (49.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) SAP
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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