Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 79 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.05% 2.17% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.43% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 19
Watford median annual salary £37,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.78% -10.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £34,375 £40,000 £31,150
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £60,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +44.00%

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 843 904 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.83% 88.98% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 703 725 736
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,810 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 8 (80.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) QA Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (40.00%) Data-Driven Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development

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%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) DOM
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) Java SE
2 2 (20.00%) JAXB
2 2 (20.00%) JDBC
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) SAX
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) ODBC
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Data-Driven Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) QA Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java 8
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
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 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft