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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 72 84
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 1.90% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.07% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 20
Median salary - £60,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +51.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.63% -1.36%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 564 823 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.16% 92.06% 89.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 3450 4015
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Interactive Media
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA