The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / East Midlands
Rank 108 132 143
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 54 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.86% 1.28% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.45% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 52 28 21
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,750 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2569 2827 2710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 88.31% 88.07% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2104 2164 2265
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Scripting
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +10 29 £51,250 +36.66% 5
Leicestershire -2 14 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Northamptonshire +13 9 £30,500 -25.52%
Derbyshire +10 1 £37,500 -12.28%
Lincolnshire - 1 £20,000 - 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 57 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.38%) QA
3 32 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 31 (32.29%) Java
5 30 (31.25%) Selenium
6 29 (30.21%) Automation Testing
7 27 (28.13%) Finance
8 18 (18.75%) Scrum
8 18 (18.75%) C#
8 18 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (17.71%) SQL
9 17 (17.71%) ISEB
10 16 (16.67%) .NET
10 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (15.63%) Degree
12 14 (14.58%) Test Automation
12 14 (14.58%) SDLC
13 13 (13.54%) BDD
13 13 (13.54%) JIRA
14 12 (12.50%) Python
14 12 (12.50%) Test Strategy
15 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
16 10 (10.42%) Performance Testing
16 10 (10.42%) ISTQB
16 10 (10.42%) TDD
16 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
16 10 (10.42%) Regression Testing
17 9 (9.38%) Functional Testing
17 9 (9.38%) WebDriver

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.04%) DTS
3 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Selenium
2 16 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (13.54%) JIRA
4 9 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.13%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.04%) FogBugz
7 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.04%) NUnit
7 1 (1.04%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.04%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.04%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.04%) TestRail
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Banking
2 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 21 (21.88%) Tester
4 18 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 16 (16.67%) QA Engineer
6 13 (13.54%) Automation Test Lead
7 12 (12.50%) Software Tester
8 10 (10.42%) Automation Tester
8 10 (10.42%) Junior
8 10 (10.42%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (9.38%) Junior Analyst
9 9 (9.38%) QA Automation Engineer
9 9 (9.38%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (9.38%) Software Analyst
10 8 (8.33%) Manual Tester
10 8 (8.33%) Test Manager
11 7 (7.29%) Selenium Tester
11 7 (7.29%) Software Test Analyst
12 6 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
12 6 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 6 (6.25%) REST
3 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (5.21%) HTML
3 5 (5.21%) jQuery
3 5 (5.21%) RESTful
3 5 (5.21%) SOAP
3 5 (5.21%) WPF
4 2 (2.08%) JSON
4 2 (2.08%) Web Services
4 2 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.08%) VLE
4 1 (1.04%) FMCG
4 1 (1.04%) iPad
4 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Android
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 29 (30.21%) Automation Testing
4 18 (18.75%) Scrum
4 18 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (14.58%) SDLC
5 14 (14.58%) Test Automation
6 13 (13.54%) BDD
7 12 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Performance Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Regression Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.42%) TDD
10 9 (9.38%) Defect Management
10 9 (9.38%) Functional Testing
10 9 (9.38%) Open Source
10 9 (9.38%) Project Management
11 8 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) Java
2 18 (18.75%) C#
3 17 (17.71%) SQL
4 12 (12.50%) Python
5 9 (9.38%) Perl
6 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (2.08%) C
7 2 (2.08%) R
8 1 (1.04%) C++
8 1 (1.04%) PHP
8 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) ISEB
2 15 (15.63%) Degree
3 10 (10.42%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (34.38%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.13%) HP
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.04%) Google
4 1 (1.04%) Infor
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