Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 150 127
Rank change year-on-year -12 -23 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 36 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.97% 1.42% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.55% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 53
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +15.79% +2.70%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £25,850
90th Percentile £59,000 £61,250 £92,500
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +13.33%

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 3,431 3,355 3,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.33% 91.52% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,209 2,586 2,639
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 September 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 September 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 +3 31 £40,000 -27.27% 11
Peterborough -39 4 £60,000 - 1
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) JIRA
4 13 (36.11%) Selenium
4 13 (36.11%) .NET
5 12 (33.33%) Python
6 11 (30.56%) QA
7 10 (27.78%) WebDriver
7 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (25.00%) Web Services
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (25.00%) C#
8 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (19.44%) SDLC
10 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.67%) Windows
11 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Validation
11 6 (16.67%) Scrum
11 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Degree
12 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
12 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
12 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
12 5 (13.89%) Java
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle

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 (11.11%) Apache
1 4 (11.11%) JBoss
1 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) ATM
2 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) SMS
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) JIRA
2 13 (36.11%) Selenium
3 10 (27.78%) WebDriver
4 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (11.11%) Gatling
5 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.11%) JMeter
5 4 (11.11%) JUnit
5 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 4 (11.11%) The Grinder
6 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.78%) TestNG
8 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Tester
2 6 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Python Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Scripter
6 2 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Audio Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (8.33%) Gherkin
4 3 (8.33%) RESTful
4 3 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) Node.js
5 2 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) Music Streaming
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (19.44%) SDLC
5 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Validation
6 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Python
2 9 (25.00%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) C
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) ARP4754
3 1 (2.78%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) WorldPay
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter