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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 75 79 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 31 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.54% 2.43% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.69% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 31
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 1116 1336 1206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.55% 90.27% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1021 987
Median salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 50 (84.75%) Degree
2 49 (83.05%) Python
3 35 (59.32%) Test Automation
4 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (47.46%) Automated Testing
4 28 (47.46%) Wireless
4 28 (47.46%) Telecoms
5 27 (45.76%) Electronics
6 14 (23.73%) Digital Signal Processing
6 14 (23.73%) Signal Processing
6 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
6 14 (23.73%) Tcl
7 13 (22.03%) Firmware
7 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
7 13 (22.03%) Mathematics
7 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (22.03%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (18.64%) Scrum
9 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
9 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 10 (16.95%) Linux
9 10 (16.95%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (15.25%) Mobile App
10 9 (15.25%) Bugzilla
11 4 (6.78%) Java
11 4 (6.78%) SQL
11 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.78%) Selenium
12 3 (5.08%) QA
12 3 (5.08%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related 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 (1.69%) Smallworld
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 28 (47.46%) Wireless
2 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.25%) Bugzilla
3 4 (6.78%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) Ant
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.69%) JMeter
5 1 (1.69%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (47.46%) Telecoms
2 27 (45.76%) Electronics
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (81.36%) Test Engineer
2 27 (45.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 26 (44.07%) Software Test Engineer
4 22 (37.29%) Development Engineer
4 22 (37.29%) Test Development Engineer
5 18 (30.51%) Test Automation Engineer
6 14 (23.73%) DSP Engineer
7 13 (22.03%) Systems Test Engineer
8 9 (15.25%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (15.25%) Network Engineer
8 9 (15.25%) Senior Development Engineer
8 9 (15.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 9 (15.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (15.25%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (11.86%) Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Service Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (22.03%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (15.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Test Automation
2 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) Automated Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Digital Signal Processing
3 14 (23.73%) Signal Processing
4 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
4 13 (22.03%) Mathematics
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
6 10 (16.95%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Case Management
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.39%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.39%) V-Model
9 2 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (83.05%) Python
2 14 (23.73%) Tcl
3 4 (6.78%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) C++
5 2 (3.39%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (84.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Firmware
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.69%) KVM
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) Brocade
2 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.69%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) VMware
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