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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 51 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.65% 1.67% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.02% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £30,000 £25,625 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £29,800 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,690 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.94%
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
260 247 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 85.81% 82.33% 79.90%
Number of salaries quoted 226 200 146
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 2015, 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 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
4 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft