Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 167 154
Rank change year-on-year -12 -13 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.74% 1.09% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.24% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 60
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £34,700 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £54,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%

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 3,539 3,864 3,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.21% 87.84% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,738 3,266 3,285
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%
10th Percentile £26,925 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -2 13 £40,000 -20.00% 3
St Albans - 5 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +7 4 £50,000 +42.86%
Hatfield - 2 £34,000 -
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 (72.41%) Test Automation
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Test Strategy
4 15 (51.72%) QA
5 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
6 13 (44.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 10 (34.48%) Selenium
8 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (31.03%) ISEB
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
9 8 (27.59%) Degree
10 7 (24.14%) BDD
10 7 (24.14%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (24.14%) TDD
11 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (17.24%) EPiServer
12 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
12 5 (17.24%) Java SE
12 5 (17.24%) Java EE
12 5 (17.24%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (17.24%) Spring MVC
12 5 (17.24%) QA Automation
12 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
12 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (17.24%) CMS
1 5 (17.24%) EPiServer
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
1 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Postilion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Zephyr
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) Robot Framework
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
1 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.24%) QA Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) QA Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) QA Tester
2 5 (17.24%) Tester
3 4 (13.79%) QA Leader
3 4 (13.79%) Release Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Testing Manager
4 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) DOM
1 5 (17.24%) J2EE
1 5 (17.24%) Java EE
1 5 (17.24%) Java SE
1 5 (17.24%) JAXB
1 5 (17.24%) JDBC
1 5 (17.24%) SAX
1 5 (17.24%) Spring
1 5 (17.24%) Spring MVC
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) ODBC
5 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Test Automation
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Test Strategy
4 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
6 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
7 7 (24.14%) BDD
7 7 (24.14%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
9 5 (17.24%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (17.24%) QA Automation
9 5 (17.24%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (17.24%) User Stories
9 5 (17.24%) Validation
9 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
2 13 (44.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (31.03%) ISEB
4 8 (27.59%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) SAP