The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 72 54
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 0.32% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £18,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -47.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
314 557 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 82.41% 88.55% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 275 454 282
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Test Scripting
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP