The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 113 91 137
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +46
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 63 79 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.68% 2.47% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 3.22% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 32
Average salary £31,375 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.46% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3007 2451 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.34% 76.67% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 2064 2249
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Leicestershire -13 30 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Northamptonshire -9 16 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Nottinghamshire -12 10 £25,000 -20.63% 1
Derbyshire -8 7 £28,750 -23.33% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 42 (44.21%) SQL
2 40 (42.11%) ISEB
3 27 (28.42%) Windows
3 27 (28.42%) QA
4 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.05%) C#
5 20 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (18.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (17.89%) .NET
8 17 (17.89%) Web Services
9 16 (16.84%) Oracle
10 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 15 (15.79%) Finance
10 15 (15.79%) Software Testing
11 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
11 13 (13.68%) Visual Studio
12 12 (12.63%) Test Management
13 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
13 11 (11.58%) Java
13 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
13 11 (11.58%) CRM
13 11 (11.58%) Eclipse
13 11 (11.58%) Automated Testing
13 11 (11.58%) Dynamics CRM
13 11 (11.58%) Degree
14 10 (10.53%) XML
14 10 (10.53%) SOAP
14 10 (10.53%) REST
15 9 (9.47%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.05%) Moodle
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.11%) HFM
3 2 (2.11%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) NFC
2 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.16%) DB2
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.11%) Essbase
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.58%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.32%) Selenium
4 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.16%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.11%) WATIR
5 2 (2.11%) Toad
5 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.11%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.11%) Sahi
6 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.05%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.05%) JUnit
6 1 (1.05%) NUnit
6 1 (1.05%) QARun
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (47.37%) Analyst
2 41 (43.16%) Test Analyst
3 17 (17.89%) Test Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) Tester
5 11 (11.58%) Developer
5 11 (11.58%) CRM Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Software Tester
7 8 (8.42%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Management Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) QA Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Test Consultant
11 2 (2.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) .NET
1 17 (17.89%) Web Services
2 10 (10.53%) XML
2 10 (10.53%) SOAP
2 10 (10.53%) REST
3 8 (8.42%) HTML
4 5 (5.26%) COM
5 3 (3.16%) Middleware
6 2 (2.11%) CSS
6 2 (2.11%) J2EE
6 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.05%) JSON
7 1 (1.05%) Velocity
7 1 (1.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.05%) EPoS
1 1 (1.05%) EFTPOS
1 1 (1.05%) Smartcard
1 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
1 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.05%) iPad
1 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Manual Testing
3 18 (18.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 12 (12.63%) Test Management
6 11 (11.58%) Automated Testing
6 11 (11.58%) CRM
7 9 (9.47%) Project Management
8 7 (7.37%) Regression Testing
8 7 (7.37%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.37%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.26%) Automation Testing
10 4 (4.21%) System Testing
10 4 (4.21%) WFM
11 3 (3.16%) Time Management
11 3 (3.16%) Validation
11 3 (3.16%) Scrum
11 3 (3.16%) ITIL
11 3 (3.16%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.21%) SQL
2 20 (21.05%) C#
3 11 (11.58%) Java
3 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.21%) VB
5 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.16%) VBScript
6 2 (2.11%) Ruby
6 2 (2.11%) Korn
6 2 (2.11%) F#
6 2 (2.11%) C
6 2 (2.11%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) Python
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 40 (42.11%) ISEB
2 11 (11.58%) Degree
3 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (28.42%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) Siebel
3 5 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.26%) NetSuite
3 5 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (2.11%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.11%) Informatica
4 2 (2.11%) Sage
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago