Period
to 19 February 2019

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 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 187 135
Rank change year-on-year +33 -52 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 34 38 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.98% 0.78% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.87% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 81
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,375 £31,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £52,500 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,046 4,368 4,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 87.65% 89.90% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,380 3,706 3,368
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Watford +1 22 £42,500 +0.59% 2
St Albans - 4 £40,000 -
Borehamwood +13 1 £32,000 -8.57%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £45,000 -
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (58.82%) QA
4 17 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 17 (50.00%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) TDD
5 16 (47.06%) BDD
6 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
7 13 (38.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
8 12 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
9 10 (29.41%) JIRA
9 10 (29.41%) Scrum
10 9 (26.47%) Migration
10 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
10 9 (26.47%) ETL
10 9 (26.47%) ODBC
10 9 (26.47%) Selenium
10 9 (26.47%) Data Migration
10 9 (26.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 9 (26.47%) Zephyr
11 8 (23.53%) Degree
11 8 (23.53%) ISEB
11 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
12 7 (20.59%) MVC
12 7 (20.59%) J2EE
12 7 (20.59%) Validation
12 7 (20.59%) Spring
12 7 (20.59%) Maven
12 7 (20.59%) Systems Analysis

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 (20.59%) Tomcat
1 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (11.76%) CMS
3 4 (11.76%) EPiServer
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) RDBMS
2 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) JIRA
2 9 (26.47%) Selenium
2 9 (26.47%) Zephyr
3 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.59%) Maven
4 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.94%) JMeter
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.94%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.94%) TestLink
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Test Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Tester
2 12 (35.29%) QA Tester
3 10 (29.41%) QA Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) QA Test Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Data Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Data Migration Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Data Migration Tester
4 9 (26.47%) Migration Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) QA Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) QA Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.82%) QA Leader
7 3 (8.82%) SAP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) ODBC
2 7 (20.59%) DOM
2 7 (20.59%) J2EE
2 7 (20.59%) Java EE
2 7 (20.59%) Java SE
2 7 (20.59%) JAXB
2 7 (20.59%) JDBC
2 7 (20.59%) SAX
2 7 (20.59%) Spring
2 7 (20.59%) Spring Boot
2 7 (20.59%) Spring MVC
2 7 (20.59%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) BDD
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
5 12 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
6 10 (29.41%) Scrum
7 9 (26.47%) Data Migration
7 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
7 9 (26.47%) ETL
7 9 (26.47%) Migration
7 9 (26.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Front End Development
9 7 (20.59%) MVC
9 7 (20.59%) OO
9 7 (20.59%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (20.59%) User Stories
9 7 (20.59%) Validation
9 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (38.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
3 8 (23.53%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (58.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) SAP