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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 132 164
Rank change year-on-year -42 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 79 147 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.26% 2.02% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.28% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 74 126 113
Median salary £47,500 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.01% -12.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £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 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 5504 6452 6768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.55% 88.48% 84.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4364 5201 5452
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 33 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Hertfordshire -9 32 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Essex +2 8 £110,000 +158.82% 4
Suffolk -10 4 £38,750 +18.32%
Norfolk -13 2 £37,500 +74.41%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 117 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (39.29%) Python
3 70 (35.71%) Scrum
3 70 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 69 (35.20%) Selenium
5 61 (31.12%) Degree
6 60 (30.61%) QA
7 56 (28.57%) Automated Testing
8 47 (23.98%) Java
9 46 (23.47%) Software Testing
10 44 (22.45%) TDD
11 43 (21.94%) Finance
11 43 (21.94%) BDD
12 42 (21.43%) WebDriver
13 41 (20.92%) Regression Testing
14 38 (19.39%) Wireless
15 37 (18.88%) Electronics
15 37 (18.88%) JIRA
16 36 (18.37%) C#
17 35 (17.86%) ISEB
17 35 (17.86%) Telecoms
18 33 (16.84%) Functional Testing
19 32 (16.33%) Cucumber
19 32 (16.33%) Test Strategy
20 28 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
20 28 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (13.78%) Jenkins
22 25 (12.76%) Linux
23 24 (12.24%) SQL
24 23 (11.73%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (3.57%) Confluence
1 7 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.51%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.04%) SaaS
3 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.39%) Wireless
2 11 (5.61%) ATM
3 5 (2.55%) HTTP
4 4 (2.04%) WLAN
5 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.51%) FTP
5 1 (0.51%) SAN
5 1 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.06%) GIS
4 5 (2.55%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (2.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) Big Data
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 69 (35.20%) Selenium
2 42 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 37 (18.88%) JIRA
4 32 (16.33%) Cucumber
5 27 (13.78%) Jenkins
6 20 (10.20%) HP UFT
7 16 (8.16%) Git (software)
8 13 (6.63%) JUnit
9 12 (6.12%) SoapUI
10 10 (5.10%) ClearQuest
10 10 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (4.59%) Hudson
11 9 (4.59%) LoadRunner
11 9 (4.59%) Ranorex
11 9 (4.59%) Subversion
11 9 (4.59%) TeamCity
12 8 (4.08%) SilkTest
12 8 (4.08%) Visual Studio
13 7 (3.57%) Bugzilla
13 7 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 43 (21.94%) Finance
2 37 (18.88%) Electronics
3 35 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.55%) Law
5 4 (2.04%) Legal
6 3 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (36.22%) Test Engineer
2 58 (29.59%) Analyst
3 57 (29.08%) Test Analyst
4 37 (18.88%) Embedded Engineer
5 34 (17.35%) Tester
6 32 (16.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 24 (12.24%) Test Automation Engineer
8 23 (11.73%) Development Engineer
8 23 (11.73%) Test Development Engineer
9 19 (9.69%) Automation Test Analyst
10 17 (8.67%) Automation Tester
10 17 (8.67%) DSP Engineer
11 16 (8.16%) Systems Test Engineer
12 13 (6.63%) Senior Test Engineer
13 12 (6.12%) Developer
13 12 (6.12%) Developer in Test
13 12 (6.12%) Software Tester
14 11 (5.61%) Java Developer
14 11 (5.61%) Postilion Analyst
14 11 (5.61%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.22%) Gherkin
2 18 (9.18%) RESTful
3 9 (4.59%) Web Services
4 7 (3.57%) .NET
4 7 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 7 (3.57%) Spring
5 6 (3.06%) REST
6 5 (2.55%) GWT
6 5 (2.55%) Middleware
6 5 (2.55%) SOAP
7 4 (2.04%) XML
8 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.51%) HTML
8 1 (0.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.55%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.04%) iPad
6 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.76%) Linux
2 23 (11.73%) Unix
3 14 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (35.71%) Scrum
2 70 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 56 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 46 (23.47%) Software Testing
5 44 (22.45%) TDD
6 43 (21.94%) BDD
7 41 (20.92%) Regression Testing
8 33 (16.84%) Functional Testing
9 32 (16.33%) Test Strategy
10 28 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (11.22%) Manual Testing
12 21 (10.71%) Mathematics
13 19 (9.69%) Automation Testing
14 17 (8.67%) Digital Signal Processing
14 17 (8.67%) Signal Processing
15 16 (8.16%) Configuration Management
15 16 (8.16%) Non-Functional Testing
16 13 (6.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.29%) Python
2 47 (23.98%) Java
3 36 (18.37%) C#
4 24 (12.24%) SQL
5 17 (8.67%) Shell Script
5 17 (8.67%) Tcl
6 12 (6.12%) C
7 10 (5.10%) Ruby
8 7 (3.57%) Perl
9 5 (2.55%) C++
10 4 (2.04%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.04%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.53%) PHP
11 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (31.12%) Degree
2 35 (17.86%) ISEB
3 22 (11.22%) ISTQB
4 13 (6.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.02%) HNC
8 1 (0.51%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (30.61%) QA
2 10 (5.10%) SDET
3 3 (1.53%) PMO
4 2 (1.02%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (11.22%) Firmware
2 5 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) KVM
4 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.16%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.61%) NCR
4 8 (4.08%) Oracle
5 7 (3.57%) HP
6 4 (2.04%) Perforce
6 4 (2.04%) SAP
7 2 (1.02%) VMware
8 1 (0.51%) Brocade
8 1 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.51%) Citrix
8 1 (0.51%) Siebel
8 1 (0.51%) Sun
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 25k-30K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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