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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 124 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 53 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.46% 1.59% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.93% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 53
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Test Scripting
England

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
3124 3059 2532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 85.97% 82.41% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2612 2537 2143
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
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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
Northamptonshire +8 23 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 20 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Leicestershire +2 7 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Derbyshire -5 5 £30,000 +4.34%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 41 (53.95%) QA
2 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
4 28 (36.84%) Degree
5 25 (32.89%) Software Testing
6 24 (31.58%) Automated Testing
6 24 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (31.58%) C#
7 23 (30.26%) ISEB
8 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
8 21 (27.63%) Windows
9 20 (26.32%) SQL
9 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 20 (26.32%) Selenium
10 16 (21.05%) .NET
10 16 (21.05%) SDLC
11 14 (18.42%) MS Office
11 14 (18.42%) Manual Testing
12 12 (15.79%) ISTQB
12 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (14.47%) Scrum
14 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
14 10 (13.16%) HP UFT
14 10 (13.16%) Marketing
14 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
15 9 (11.84%) Java
16 8 (10.53%) C++
16 8 (10.53%) Finance
16 8 (10.53%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.42%) MS Office
3 3 (3.95%) MS Project
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Northgate Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) QlikView
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Selenium
2 10 (13.16%) HP UFT
2 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.21%) SilkTest
4 7 (9.21%) LoadRunner
5 6 (7.89%) WebDriver
5 6 (7.89%) TestComplete
6 5 (6.58%) NUnit
7 4 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.26%) Ranorex
8 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.63%) Subversion
8 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.32%) JIRA
9 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (13.16%) Marketing
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Analyst
2 33 (43.42%) Test Analyst
3 17 (22.37%) QA Analyst
4 16 (21.05%) Tester
5 13 (17.11%) Software Tester
6 4 (5.26%) Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Tester
7 3 (3.95%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Automated Test Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.95%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) CRM Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Agile Tester
8 2 (2.63%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) COM
2 2 (2.63%) SOAP
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (1.32%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) Credit Risk
2 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.63%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Software Testing
3 24 (31.58%) Automated Testing
3 24 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (21.05%) SDLC
5 14 (18.42%) Manual Testing
6 11 (14.47%) Scrum
7 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 8 (10.53%) User Stories
8 8 (10.53%) Automation Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 7 (9.21%) Data Validation
9 7 (9.21%) Validation
9 7 (9.21%) Performance Management
9 7 (9.21%) Load Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Time Management
10 6 (7.89%) TDD
11 5 (6.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) C#
2 20 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (11.84%) Java
4 8 (10.53%) C++
5 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Degree
2 23 (30.26%) ISEB
3 12 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (53.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) HP
3 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.63%) Siebel
3 2 (2.63%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) MKS
4 1 (1.32%) Northgate
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Unique Benefits Package/ Progression
Posted: 18 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Global Project, Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago