Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 77 124
Rank change year-on-year -13 +47 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.45% 2.65% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.85% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 45 29
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +26.67% -6.83%
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -8.54%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 977 1509 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.66% 92.92% 90.05%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1321 1571
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Bedfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Bedfordshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +14 4 £35,000 +14.75%
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware