Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 47 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 0.84% 2.24% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.54% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 9
Colchester median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +75.00% -22.08%
10th Percentile £23,000 £45,650 £19,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £61,875 £57,500
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +31.25% +3.90%

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 Colchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 217 315 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 91.18% 88.24% 78.61%
Number of salaries quoted 176 270 267
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,386 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £68,500
Essex median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% -8.83%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Colchester

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Colchester

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Colchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (50.00%) TestRail
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) TestRail
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP