Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 128 122
Rank change year-on-year -44 -6 -32
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 41 63 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.96% 1.74% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.95% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 63 69
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +29.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £37,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,948 3,234 3,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.42% 89.44% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,539 2,479 2,876
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,641
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.11% +1.49%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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
Cambridge -36 39 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Huntingdon - 1 £44,000 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 25 (60.98%) Test Automation
2 24 (58.54%) Python
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Validation
4 10 (24.39%) QA
4 10 (24.39%) C
4 10 (24.39%) SDLC
5 9 (21.95%) API Testing
5 9 (21.95%) .NET
5 9 (21.95%) JIRA
6 8 (19.51%) Degree
6 8 (19.51%) Selenium
6 8 (19.51%) Electronics
6 8 (19.51%) ARP4754
6 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (17.07%) Linux
7 7 (17.07%) Web Services
7 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
9 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
9 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
9 5 (12.20%) C#
9 5 (12.20%) Oracle
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) JBoss
1 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) JIRA
2 8 (19.51%) Selenium
3 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.76%) Gatling
4 4 (9.76%) JMeter
4 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
4 4 (9.76%) The Grinder
5 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) JUnit
General
1 8 (19.51%) Electronics
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Python Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Test Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Software Test Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Tester
5 8 (19.51%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Tester
7 4 (9.76%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Test Scripter
9 2 (4.88%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Software QA Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Wireless Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) Gherkin
4 3 (7.32%) RESTful
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) Node.js
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Test Automation
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) SDLC
3 10 (24.39%) Validation
4 9 (21.95%) API Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Load Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Open Source
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Web Design
9 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Python
2 10 (24.39%) C
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.20%) C#
5 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.76%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) BPSS Clearance
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
2 8 (19.51%) ARP4754
3 1 (2.44%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) WorldPay