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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 102 111 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 71 63 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.95% 1.69% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.05% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59 46 68
Average salary £32,500 £31,375 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.58% -3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
3164 3070 2529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.99% 82.15% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2632 2563 2138
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 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 28 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
(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
Northamptonshire +9 26 £30,000 +9.09%
Nottinghamshire +13 23 £35,000 +40.00% 7
Leicestershire +3 17 £35,000 - 2
Derbyshire -3 7 £30,000 +4.34% 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 50 (56.82%) QA
2 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.91%) Degree
4 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 29 (32.95%) Automated Testing
6 28 (31.82%) Software Testing
7 27 (30.68%) Selenium
8 26 (29.55%) C#
8 26 (29.55%) ISEB
9 25 (28.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 21 (23.86%) Windows
12 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
13 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (20.45%) SQL
15 17 (19.32%) .NET
16 14 (15.91%) Manual Testing
16 14 (15.91%) HP UFT
16 14 (15.91%) SDLC
16 14 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (14.77%) MS Office
18 12 (13.64%) Java
18 12 (13.64%) Scrum
19 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (12.50%) C++
19 11 (12.50%) Finance
19 11 (12.50%) Automation Testing
20 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
20 10 (11.36%) Visual Studio
20 10 (11.36%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 28 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.55%) Documentum
1 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.77%) MS Office
3 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.41%) MS Project
4 3 (3.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (30.68%) Selenium
2 14 (15.91%) HP UFT
3 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (11.36%) Visual Studio
5 8 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 8 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 7 (7.95%) SilkTest
7 6 (6.82%) NUnit
7 6 (6.82%) TestComplete
8 5 (5.68%) Ranorex
9 4 (4.55%) JIRA
9 4 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.41%) Bugzilla
11 2 (2.27%) Subversion
11 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.27%) JMeter
11 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Marketing
3 4 (4.55%) Publishing
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (62.50%) Analyst
2 37 (42.05%) Test Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Tester
4 17 (19.32%) QA Analyst
5 15 (17.05%) Software Tester
6 8 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (3.41%) Automated Test Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.27%) Project Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.27%) Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) XML
3 2 (2.27%) COM
3 2 (2.27%) SOAP
3 2 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.27%) PMI
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
5 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.14%) UNIX
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.95%) Automated Testing
3 28 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 25 (28.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Manual Testing
5 14 (15.91%) SDLC
6 12 (13.64%) Scrum
7 11 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
9 9 (10.23%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.23%) Performance Management
10 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.95%) User Stories
11 7 (7.95%) Test Strategy
11 7 (7.95%) Validation
11 7 (7.95%) Data Validation
11 7 (7.95%) Load Testing
12 6 (6.82%) TDD
12 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) C#
2 18 (20.45%) SQL
3 12 (13.64%) Java
4 11 (12.50%) C++
5 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) Degree
2 26 (29.55%) ISEB
3 14 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (11.36%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (56.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) HP
3 3 (3.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.27%) Siebel
4 2 (2.27%) SAP
4 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: COmpetitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Derby
Prospectus IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago