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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 126 73 138
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +65
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 48 100 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.30% 3.14% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 4.11% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 87 17
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3005 2431 2595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.33% 76.45% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2471 1991 2211
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Leicestershire -26 18 £35,000 -7.89%
Nottinghamshire -28 12 £28,000 -12.50%
Northamptonshire -24 10 £22,500 -27.41% 2
Derbyshire -6 5 £47,000 +25.33%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (47.87%) ISEB
2 43 (45.74%) SQL
3 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.60%) Windows
5 24 (25.53%) Manual Testing
6 21 (22.34%) QA
7 19 (20.21%) Web Services
8 18 (19.15%) C#
8 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
9 17 (18.09%) Oracle
10 16 (17.02%) .NET
10 16 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (13.83%) Test Management
11 13 (13.83%) Software Testing
11 13 (13.83%) Visual Studio
11 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
11 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
11 13 (13.83%) Finance
12 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
12 12 (12.77%) XML
13 11 (11.70%) CRM
13 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
13 11 (11.70%) Eclipse
13 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
13 11 (11.70%) Dynamics CRM
14 10 (10.64%) Degree
14 10 (10.64%) HTML
14 10 (10.64%) Java
14 10 (10.64%) SOAP
14 10 (10.64%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Intranet
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.26%) DB2
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.70%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.38%) Selenium
4 3 (3.19%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.13%) WATIR
5 2 (2.13%) Sahi
5 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.06%) NUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Analyst
2 42 (44.68%) Test Analyst
3 18 (19.15%) Test Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Tester
5 11 (11.70%) Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Consultant
5 11 (11.70%) CRM Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Software Test Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Software Tester
9 6 (6.38%) Test Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Management Consultant
11 4 (4.26%) Applications Consultant
11 4 (4.26%) QA Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) Senior Test Consultant
12 3 (3.19%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.19%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) Web Services
2 16 (17.02%) .NET
3 12 (12.77%) XML
4 10 (10.64%) HTML
4 10 (10.64%) SOAP
4 10 (10.64%) REST
5 5 (5.32%) COM
6 2 (2.13%) CSS
6 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.06%) JSON
7 1 (1.06%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.60%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) Manual Testing
3 16 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (13.83%) Test Management
4 13 (13.83%) Software Testing
5 11 (11.70%) CRM
5 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
6 9 (9.57%) Project Management
6 9 (9.57%) Automated Testing
7 7 (7.45%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.38%) Functional Testing
8 6 (6.38%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.26%) WFM
9 4 (4.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.26%) Automation Testing
10 3 (3.19%) V-Model
10 3 (3.19%) System Testing
10 3 (3.19%) Time Management
11 2 (2.13%) ERP
11 2 (2.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) SQL
2 18 (19.15%) C#
3 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.64%) Java
5 3 (3.19%) VBScript
5 3 (3.19%) VB
6 2 (2.13%) Python
6 2 (2.13%) F#
6 2 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.06%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (47.87%) ISEB
2 10 (10.64%) Degree
3 8 (8.51%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.09%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) HP
4 5 (5.32%) NetSuite
4 5 (5.32%) Siebel
4 5 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.13%) Sage
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
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