The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.35% 0.97% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.31% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £28,750 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
243 153 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 84.08% 74.27% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 196 136 231
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Derby

Test Scripting
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) Sage
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sage