Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 62 54
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.14% 3.37% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 3.66% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 35
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £38,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £46,750 £57,500 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +42.86%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 764 984 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.92% 92.13% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 657 792 713
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,100 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.16% -0.84% +5.56%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Watford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Watford

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Watford over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Selenium
6 4 (40.00%) JIRA
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
7 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (30.00%) Java 8
7 3 (30.00%) JUnit
7 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) Unix
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 3 (30.00%) Finance

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
3 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Kanban
7 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (20.00%) Data-Driven Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) QA Automation
7 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Java 8
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) hybris
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft