The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Derby region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.61% 1.02% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.31% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £25,625 £36,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.31% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £37,250 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 153 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 82.32% 77.66% 79.30%
Number of salaries quoted 202 141 237
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Scripting
Derbyshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (87.50%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Sage
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Biometrics
6 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
6 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) C#

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Biometrics
1 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sage
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft