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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 148 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 40 88 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.02% 2.84% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 3.53% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 83 56
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3270 2494 2643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.10% 80.35% 75.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2642 2106 2328
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -15 18 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Nottinghamshire -20 9 £30,000 -7.69%
Leicestershire -43 6 £37,500 +0.53%
Derbyshire -17 4 £35,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 60 (53.57%) SQL
2 44 (39.29%) Degree
3 42 (37.50%) Windows
4 35 (31.25%) Finance
4 35 (31.25%) ISEB
5 32 (28.57%) Java
5 32 (28.57%) Oracle
6 31 (27.68%) QA
7 27 (24.11%) ITIL
7 27 (24.11%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (23.21%) XML
9 25 (22.32%) J2EE
9 25 (22.32%) PL/SQL
9 25 (22.32%) Workflow
9 25 (22.32%) Oracle EBS
9 25 (22.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 25 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (18.75%) UNIX
12 18 (16.07%) Software Testing
13 17 (15.18%) Release Management
13 17 (15.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (15.18%) Service Management
14 15 (13.39%) Automated Testing
14 15 (13.39%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (13.39%) Oracle EBS R12
14 15 (13.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 13 (11.61%) Manual Testing
15 13 (11.61%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (22.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (2.68%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Office
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (22.32%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (8.93%) HFM
4 9 (8.04%) Hyperion Planning
5 8 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (7.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 7 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 7 (6.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 7 (6.25%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle AGIS
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) NFC
2 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 12 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.93%) Essbase
5 9 (8.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.79%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (8.93%) Toad
3 9 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.14%) Selenium
5 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (5.36%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.68%) NUnit
6 3 (2.68%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.79%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.79%) QARun
7 2 (1.79%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.89%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 35 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Retail
3 4 (3.57%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Billing
5 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (34.82%) Analyst
2 34 (30.36%) Test Analyst
3 25 (22.32%) Tester
4 23 (20.54%) Consultant
5 16 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 15 (13.39%) Oracle Consultant
7 13 (11.61%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.93%) QA Analyst
9 8 (7.14%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) Oracle HR Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) Payroll Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) Essbase Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) OBIEE Consultant
11 6 (5.36%) Hyperion Consultant
11 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Junior
12 5 (4.46%) Performance Tester
12 5 (4.46%) QA Test Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.21%) XML
2 25 (22.32%) J2EE
3 11 (9.82%) Middleware
4 9 (8.04%) .NET
5 7 (6.25%) Web Services
6 4 (3.57%) HTML
7 3 (2.68%) LAMP
8 2 (1.79%) EDI
9 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.89%) CSS
9 1 (0.89%) SOAP
9 1 (0.89%) Ajax
9 1 (0.89%) JSON
9 1 (0.89%) jQuery
9 1 (0.89%) RESTful
9 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Smartcard
2 7 (6.25%) Biometrics
3 4 (3.57%) NHS
4 3 (2.68%) W3C
4 3 (2.68%) iPad
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.89%) EPoS
6 1 (0.89%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.50%) Windows
2 21 (18.75%) UNIX
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.68%) Android
5 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) ITIL
2 25 (22.32%) Workflow
2 25 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (16.07%) Software Testing
5 17 (15.18%) Release Management
5 17 (15.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (15.18%) Service Management
6 15 (13.39%) Automated Testing
7 13 (11.61%) Scrum
7 13 (11.61%) Manual Testing
8 11 (9.82%) Validation
9 10 (8.93%) ETL
10 9 (8.04%) DRM
10 9 (8.04%) Regression Testing
11 8 (7.14%) Project Management
11 8 (7.14%) Test Strategy
12 7 (6.25%) Cyber Security
12 7 (6.25%) Identity Management
12 7 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 60 (53.57%) SQL
2 32 (28.57%) Java
3 25 (22.32%) PL/SQL
4 11 (9.82%) C#
5 10 (8.93%) Korn
6 4 (3.57%) C++
7 3 (2.68%) C
7 3 (2.68%) VB
8 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.89%) VBScript
9 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.89%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 44 (39.29%) Degree
2 35 (31.25%) ISEB
3 27 (24.11%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (11.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (27.68%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) WAI
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.93%) Hyperion
3 10 (8.93%) Informatica
4 5 (4.46%) HP
5 4 (3.57%) SAP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 6 days ago