The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 86 67
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 30 22 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.16% 1.86% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.09% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 43
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1221 1051 1231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.03% 88.99% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 928 873 1039
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 52 (86.67%) Degree
2 51 (85.00%) Python
3 44 (73.33%) Electronics
3 44 (73.33%) Wireless
4 41 (68.33%) Test Automation
5 30 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 29 (48.33%) Telecoms
6 29 (48.33%) Firmware
6 29 (48.33%) Jenkins
7 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (30.00%) Perl
9 16 (26.67%) C
9 16 (26.67%) WLAN
9 16 (26.67%) MATLAB
9 16 (26.67%) Perforce
9 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
9 16 (26.67%) Coaching
9 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 16 (26.67%) Data Acquisition
9 16 (26.67%) Algorithms
10 15 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
10 15 (25.00%) Signal Processing
10 15 (25.00%) Tcl
11 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (21.67%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
13 6 (10.00%) JIRA
14 5 (8.33%) Selenium
14 5 (8.33%) Windows
14 5 (8.33%) JavaScript

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) Smallworld
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (73.33%) Wireless
2 16 (26.67%) WLAN
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 29 (48.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) JIRA
4 5 (8.33%) Selenium
5 4 (6.67%) Bugzilla
5 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.67%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.67%) JMeter
7 1 (1.67%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.67%) TestLink
General
1 44 (73.33%) Electronics
2 29 (48.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Billing
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 39 (65.00%) Test Engineer
3 19 (31.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 16 (26.67%) Development Engineer
4 16 (26.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 16 (26.67%) Firmware Engineer
4 16 (26.67%) RF Engineer
4 16 (26.67%) Test Development Engineer
5 15 (25.00%) DSP Engineer
6 13 (21.67%) Systems Test Engineer
7 9 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Network Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Development Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (21.67%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.00%) iPad
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Test Automation
2 30 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.67%) Coaching
4 16 (26.67%) Data Acquisition
4 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 15 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 15 (25.00%) Signal Processing
6 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Workflow
9 2 (3.33%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.33%) SDLC
9 2 (3.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) Python
2 18 (30.00%) Perl
3 16 (26.67%) C
3 16 (26.67%) MATLAB
4 15 (25.00%) Tcl
5 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Java
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (86.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Perforce
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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