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

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 98 136
Rank change year-on-year -2 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 43 64 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.94% 2.46% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.85% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 19
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £65,000 £50,500
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1958 2242 1951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 88.16% 86.26% 81.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1806 1521
Median salary £48,750 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Watford -1 29 £42,500 -5.55%
Stevenage +1 5 £45,000 - 1
Royston +3 4 £42,500 -34.61%
St Albans -14 1 £47,500 +72.72%
Potters Bar - 1 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 68 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (62.35%) Selenium
3 48 (56.47%) Scrum
4 41 (48.24%) TDD
4 41 (48.24%) BDD
5 39 (45.88%) WebDriver
5 39 (45.88%) QA
6 38 (44.71%) Finance
7 34 (40.00%) Java
8 33 (38.82%) Test Automation
9 29 (34.12%) ISEB
10 28 (32.94%) C#
11 27 (31.76%) Cucumber
12 25 (29.41%) JIRA
12 25 (29.41%) Software Testing
13 22 (25.88%) Regression Testing
14 21 (24.71%) Unix
14 21 (24.71%) Gherkin
15 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (21.18%) ISTQB
16 18 (21.18%) Python
17 16 (18.82%) Test Strategy
17 16 (18.82%) Functional Testing
17 16 (18.82%) Linux
17 16 (18.82%) HP UFT
17 16 (18.82%) Shell Script
18 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
18 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
19 14 (16.47%) Automation Testing
19 14 (16.47%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (8.24%) Confluence
1 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) MySQL
1 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (62.35%) Selenium
2 39 (45.88%) WebDriver
3 27 (31.76%) Cucumber
4 25 (29.41%) JIRA
5 16 (18.82%) HP UFT
6 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
7 9 (10.59%) Ranorex
7 9 (10.59%) SilkTest
8 8 (9.41%) JUnit
9 7 (8.24%) Maven
9 7 (8.24%) SoapUI
10 5 (5.88%) ClearQuest
10 5 (5.88%) LoadRunner
11 4 (4.71%) Appium
11 4 (4.71%) Subversion
11 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
12 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
12 3 (3.53%) Robot Framework
12 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (44.71%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (56.47%) Analyst
1 48 (56.47%) Test Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Tester
3 17 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (16.47%) Automation Tester
5 12 (14.12%) Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Developer in Test
6 11 (12.94%) Postilion Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Software Tester
8 9 (10.59%) Java Software Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Regression Tester
8 9 (10.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 9 (10.59%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (5.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) QA Leader
11 3 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.71%) Gherkin
2 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
2 7 (8.24%) RESTful
2 7 (8.24%) Spring
3 5 (5.88%) XML
4 4 (4.71%) REST
5 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 2 (2.35%) JSON
6 2 (2.35%) SOAP
7 1 (1.18%) .NET
7 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Unix
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (56.47%) Scrum
3 41 (48.24%) BDD
3 41 (48.24%) TDD
4 33 (38.82%) Test Automation
5 25 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 22 (25.88%) Regression Testing
7 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (18.82%) Functional Testing
8 16 (18.82%) Test Strategy
9 14 (16.47%) Automation Testing
9 14 (16.47%) Manual Testing
9 14 (16.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
10 11 (12.94%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (11.76%) ATDD
12 9 (10.59%) Agile Testing
13 8 (9.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (8.24%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (8.24%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) Java
2 28 (32.94%) C#
3 18 (21.18%) Python
4 16 (18.82%) Shell Script
5 13 (15.29%) SQL
6 8 (9.41%) Ruby
7 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.35%) C
8 2 (2.35%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) ISEB
2 18 (21.18%) ISTQB
3 14 (16.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (45.88%) QA
2 10 (11.76%) SDET
3 3 (3.53%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) NCR
3 7 (8.24%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.06%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.18%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.18%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
Stevenage
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago