Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 167 187
Rank change year-on-year -62 +20 -36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 140 250 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 1.77% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.02% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 125 219 218
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 10912 12393 13724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.05% 87.81% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8690 10131 11139
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in the East of England

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in the East of England

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in the East of England

Test Scripting
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -13 67 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 54 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Essex -2 9 £82,500 +94.12%
Suffolk -11 8 £36,250 +11.54% 1
Norfolk -3 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 97 (69.29%) Test Automation
2 73 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (42.86%) Python
4 54 (38.57%) Degree
5 52 (37.14%) QA
6 44 (31.43%) Finance
7 40 (28.57%) Electronics
7 40 (28.57%) Wireless
7 40 (28.57%) Java
7 40 (28.57%) Selenium
8 39 (27.86%) Test Strategy
8 39 (27.86%) Scrum
9 38 (27.14%) TDD
9 38 (27.14%) BDD
10 32 (22.86%) Mathematics
11 31 (22.14%) Cucumber
12 30 (21.43%) Jenkins
13 29 (20.71%) Gherkin
13 29 (20.71%) Git (software)
13 29 (20.71%) Firmware
14 27 (19.29%) Regression Testing
14 27 (19.29%) Software Testing
15 26 (18.57%) JIRA
15 26 (18.57%) C#
16 25 (17.86%) C
16 25 (17.86%) SQL
17 24 (17.14%) Functional Testing
17 24 (17.14%) SDET
18 23 (16.43%) Scenario Testing
19 22 (15.71%) Telecoms

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.43%) Confluence
2 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.71%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.57%) Wireless
2 19 (13.57%) WLAN
3 2 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.71%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.43%) GIS
3 1 (0.71%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (28.57%) Selenium
2 31 (22.14%) Cucumber
3 30 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 29 (20.71%) Git (software)
5 26 (18.57%) JIRA
6 18 (12.86%) WebDriver
7 14 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 13 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (7.14%) SpecFlow
10 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
11 6 (4.29%) LoadRunner
11 6 (4.29%) NUnit
12 5 (3.57%) JMeter
12 5 (3.57%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.86%) ClearQuest
13 4 (2.86%) SoapUI
14 3 (2.14%) JUnit
14 3 (2.14%) Ranorex
15 2 (1.43%) Bugzilla
15 2 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 44 (31.43%) Finance
2 40 (28.57%) Electronics
3 22 (15.71%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Games
4 6 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (1.43%) Advertising
5 2 (1.43%) Local Government
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
1 40 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 29 (20.71%) Analyst
3 28 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 24 (17.14%) Developer
5 22 (15.71%) Tester
6 19 (13.57%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 19 (13.57%) Firmware Engineer
6 19 (13.57%) RF Engineer
7 18 (12.86%) Developer in Test
7 18 (12.86%) Java Developer
8 16 (11.43%) Software Developer
9 15 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
10 14 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
11 12 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
11 12 (8.57%) Development Engineer
11 12 (8.57%) Test Development Engineer
12 11 (7.86%) DSP Engineer
13 10 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
13 10 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.71%) Gherkin
2 15 (10.71%) .NET
3 8 (5.71%) REST
3 8 (5.71%) XML
4 7 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (5.00%) RESTful
5 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.29%) JSON
6 5 (3.57%) Web Services
7 3 (2.14%) HTML
8 2 (1.43%) CSS
8 2 (1.43%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.43%) SOAP
8 2 (1.43%) Spring
9 1 (0.71%) GWT
9 1 (0.71%) JNI
9 1 (0.71%) Middleware
9 1 (0.71%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.57%) Algorithms
2 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.29%) BBC
5 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.14%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.14%) iPad
5 3 (2.14%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Contactless
7 1 (0.71%) EMV
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Life Science
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) Robotics
7 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Linux
1 16 (11.43%) Unix
2 6 (4.29%) Windows
3 2 (1.43%) Android
3 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (69.29%) Test Automation
2 73 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (27.86%) Scrum
3 39 (27.86%) Test Strategy
4 38 (27.14%) BDD
4 38 (27.14%) TDD
5 32 (22.86%) Mathematics
6 27 (19.29%) Regression Testing
6 27 (19.29%) Software Testing
7 24 (17.14%) Functional Testing
7 24 (17.14%) SDET
8 23 (16.43%) Scenario Testing
9 21 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 19 (13.57%) Coaching
10 19 (13.57%) Data Acquisition
11 18 (12.86%) ATDD
11 18 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (12.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (7.86%) Agile Testing
13 11 (7.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (42.86%) Python
2 40 (28.57%) Java
3 26 (18.57%) C#
4 25 (17.86%) C
4 25 (17.86%) SQL
5 21 (15.00%) Perl
6 19 (13.57%) MATLAB
7 13 (9.29%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.86%) Tcl
9 5 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.86%) C++
11 3 (2.14%) PHP
12 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (38.57%) Degree
2 12 (8.57%) ISEB
3 10 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.71%) CSQA
6 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (37.14%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) PMO
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (20.71%) Firmware
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Perforce
2 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.29%) Virgin Media
4 5 (3.57%) HP
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle
5 4 (2.86%) CA
6 3 (2.14%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.14%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.43%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.43%) VMware
8 1 (0.71%) Apple
8 1 (0.71%) Google
8 1 (0.71%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) Siebel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 50000-65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 19 days ago