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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 43 63
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.96% 2.89% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 3.41% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 3
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +108.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 479 410 475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.54% 84.54% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 380 350 341
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Watford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 37 (82.22%) Java
3 35 (77.78%) TDD
3 35 (77.78%) BDD
4 32 (71.11%) QA
5 31 (68.89%) Finance
6 26 (57.78%) Scrum
7 25 (55.56%) Selenium
8 23 (51.11%) Cucumber
8 23 (51.11%) Gherkin
9 21 (46.67%) Test Strategy
10 19 (42.22%) Unix
10 19 (42.22%) SDET
10 19 (42.22%) JIRA
11 18 (40.00%) C#
12 17 (37.78%) ATDD
13 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
13 16 (35.56%) Linux
14 15 (33.33%) Python
14 15 (33.33%) HP UFT
14 15 (33.33%) Shell Script
14 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (33.33%) Functional Testing
15 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
15 11 (24.44%) Scenario Testing
16 10 (22.22%) SQL
17 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
18 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
18 6 (13.33%) XML

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 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Selenium
2 23 (51.11%) Cucumber
3 19 (42.22%) JIRA
4 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
5 15 (33.33%) HP UFT
6 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.89%) ClearQuest
7 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
8 3 (6.67%) JUnit
8 3 (6.67%) Maven
8 3 (6.67%) NUnit
8 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
8 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.22%) JBehave
General
1 31 (68.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Developer in Test
2 17 (37.78%) Java Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Test Analyst
4 14 (31.11%) Software Developer
5 12 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (24.44%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) QA Tester
8 5 (11.11%) Tester
9 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 3 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) QA Test Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) XML Tester
12 1 (2.22%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) Gherkin
2 6 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.67%) JSON
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) RESTful
3 3 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (2.22%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) BBC
2 1 (2.22%) Contactless
2 1 (2.22%) EMV
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Unix
2 16 (35.56%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 35 (77.78%) BDD
2 35 (77.78%) TDD
3 26 (57.78%) Scrum
4 21 (46.67%) Test Strategy
5 19 (42.22%) SDET
6 17 (37.78%) ATDD
7 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 11 (24.44%) Scenario Testing
8 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Agile Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Release Management
11 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.67%) API Testing
12 3 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) C#
3 15 (33.33%) Python
3 15 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (71.11%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Virgin Media
3 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Siebel
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