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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England > Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 115 141
Rank change year-on-year -6 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 28 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.35% 1.23% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.41% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 28
Hertfordshire median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +42.85%  
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £59,750 £58,850 £55,150
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75%  

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 1816 1981 2480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.48% 87.19% 86.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6487 6639 9194
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 -3 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 8 £33,750 - 1
Stevenage +16 2 £40,750 -
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 54 (76.06%) Test Automation
2 50 (70.42%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (56.34%) Finance
4 39 (54.93%) QA
5 38 (53.52%) BDD
6 37 (52.11%) TDD
6 37 (52.11%) Java
7 36 (50.70%) Selenium
8 33 (46.48%) Scrum
9 28 (39.44%) Test Strategy
10 23 (32.39%) Cucumber
10 23 (32.39%) Gherkin
11 22 (30.99%) C#
12 21 (29.58%) Functional Testing
13 20 (28.17%) JIRA
14 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
14 19 (26.76%) WebDriver
14 19 (26.76%) Unix
14 19 (26.76%) SDET
15 18 (25.35%) Python
16 17 (23.94%) ATDD
17 16 (22.54%) Regression Testing
17 16 (22.54%) Linux
17 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (21.13%) SQL
18 15 (21.13%) HP UFT
18 15 (21.13%) Shell Script
19 13 (18.31%) Scenario Testing
20 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
20 10 (14.08%) ISEB

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 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.23%) Confluence
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) ATM
2 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.41%) VSAT
Development Applications
1 36 (50.70%) Selenium
2 23 (32.39%) Cucumber
3 20 (28.17%) JIRA
4 19 (26.76%) WebDriver
5 15 (21.13%) HP UFT
6 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
8 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
9 5 (7.04%) LoadRunner
10 4 (5.63%) ClearQuest
10 4 (5.63%) Ranorex
10 4 (5.63%) SilkTest
10 4 (5.63%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
11 3 (4.23%) JMeter
11 3 (4.23%) JUnit
11 3 (4.23%) Maven
11 3 (4.23%) NUnit
12 2 (2.82%) Subversion
12 2 (2.82%) WATIR
General
1 40 (56.34%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Games
2 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Analyst
1 25 (35.21%) Test Analyst
2 20 (28.17%) Developer
3 18 (25.35%) Tester
4 17 (23.94%) Developer in Test
4 17 (23.94%) Java Developer
5 14 (19.72%) Software Developer
6 13 (18.31%) Automation Test Analyst
7 11 (15.49%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (14.08%) Software Tester
9 8 (11.27%) Test Engineer
10 7 (9.86%) QA Tester
10 7 (9.86%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (7.04%) Automation Tester
11 5 (7.04%) QA Engineer
12 4 (5.63%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
12 4 (5.63%) QA Automation Engineer
12 4 (5.63%) Regression Tester
12 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) Gherkin
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 6 (8.45%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.23%) JSON
4 3 (4.23%) REST
4 3 (4.23%) RESTful
4 3 (4.23%) Spring
5 1 (1.41%) JNI
5 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) BBC
2 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) Contactless
2 1 (1.41%) EMV
2 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.41%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Unix
2 16 (22.54%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (76.06%) Test Automation
2 50 (70.42%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (53.52%) BDD
4 37 (52.11%) TDD
5 33 (46.48%) Scrum
6 28 (39.44%) Test Strategy
7 21 (29.58%) Functional Testing
8 19 (26.76%) SDET
8 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
9 17 (23.94%) ATDD
10 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (22.54%) Regression Testing
11 13 (18.31%) Scenario Testing
12 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing
12 9 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (8.45%) Agile Testing
14 6 (8.45%) OO
15 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
16 4 (5.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) Java
2 22 (30.99%) C#
3 18 (25.35%) Python
4 15 (21.13%) Shell Script
4 15 (21.13%) SQL
5 4 (5.63%) C
5 4 (5.63%) C++
6 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) ISEB
2 7 (9.86%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (54.93%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) PMO
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) HP
3 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.23%) Virgin Media
4 2 (2.82%) CA
4 2 (2.82%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.82%) NCR
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) Siebel
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago