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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.13% 1.07% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.31% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £33,250 £47,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.25% +25.33%
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
521 382 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 84.03% 81.62% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 420 300 234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield -2 4 £32,500 -30.85%
Derby -1 3 £34,000 +18.26%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) NUnit
3 5 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) PMI
5 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) TestComplete

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Testing Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (30.00%) PMI
3 2 (20.00%) NHS
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft