Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 153 135
Rank change year-on-year -44 -18 +54
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 68 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.55% 1.57% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.75% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 70
Hertfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +31.03%
10th Percentile £27,900 £31,250 £27,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,625 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +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 4,026 3,895 4,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 88.15% 89.81% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,204 3,276 3,446
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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 -23 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -4 1 - - 3
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (84.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) Selenium
3 14 (56.00%) QA
4 13 (52.00%) Regression Testing
4 13 (52.00%) Scrum
5 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
5 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
5 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
6 11 (44.00%) BDD
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
7 10 (40.00%) Java
7 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 9 (36.00%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (36.00%) JIRA
8 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
8 9 (36.00%) Spring
8 9 (36.00%) Maven
8 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (36.00%) Finance
9 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
9 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
10 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
11 6 (24.00%) Linux
11 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (20.00%) Robot Framework

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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint Server
1 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TETRA
1 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
2 12 (48.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (36.00%) JIRA
4 9 (36.00%) Maven
5 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (20.00%) JMeter
6 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 5 (20.00%) Robot Framework
7 4 (16.00%) JUnit
8 3 (12.00%) NeoLoad
8 3 (12.00%) Redmine
9 2 (8.00%) Zephyr
10 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
10 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) QA Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Software QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (36.00%) Spring
2 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
3 5 (20.00%) DOM
3 5 (20.00%) J2EE
3 5 (20.00%) Java EE
3 5 (20.00%) Java SE
3 5 (20.00%) JAXB
3 5 (20.00%) JDBC
3 5 (20.00%) SAX
3 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 5 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) RESTful
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) WebRTC
6 2 (8.00%) ODBC
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (84.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (52.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (52.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (44.00%) BDD
4 11 (44.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 5 (20.00%) MVC
8 5 (20.00%) OO
8 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) User Stories
8 5 (20.00%) Validation
8 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
9 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Java 8
3 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) hybris
1 1 (4.00%) Kony
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft