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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 98 126 78
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -48
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 77 47 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.02% 1.29% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.55% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 65 39 88
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £41,050
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
3333 3032 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.27% 82.95% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 2509 2028
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Leicestershire +28 32 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Nottinghamshire -3 24 £35,000 +25.00% 8
Northamptonshire +6 17 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Derbyshire -13 6 £34,000 -27.65%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 63 (55.26%) QA
2 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (41.23%) Degree
4 36 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 35 (30.70%) Software Testing
6 34 (29.82%) C#
6 34 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (27.19%) ISEB
7 31 (27.19%) Selenium
7 31 (27.19%) Automated Testing
8 29 (25.44%) MS Excel
9 26 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
11 22 (19.30%) Windows
12 21 (18.42%) SDLC
13 20 (17.54%) SQL
13 20 (17.54%) Finance
14 18 (15.79%) ISTQB
14 18 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 17 (14.91%) MS Visio
16 16 (14.04%) .NET
16 16 (14.04%) Management Information System
16 16 (14.04%) Manual Testing
16 16 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (12.28%) Automation Testing
17 14 (12.28%) Business Process Mapping
17 14 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (12.28%) Information Management
17 14 (12.28%) Document Management
17 14 (12.28%) HP UFT

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (12.28%) SharePoint
1 14 (12.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 29 (25.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.91%) MS Visio
3 14 (12.28%) MS Office
4 3 (2.63%) MS Project
4 3 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
2 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.75%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (27.19%) Selenium
2 14 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.28%) HP UFT
3 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.77%) WebDriver
5 9 (7.89%) LoadRunner
6 8 (7.02%) NUnit
7 7 (6.14%) SilkTest
8 6 (5.26%) JIRA
8 6 (5.26%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (3.51%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.63%) Ranorex
11 3 (2.63%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.63%) TestComplete
11 3 (2.63%) Subversion
11 3 (2.63%) JMeter
12 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Marketing
3 5 (4.39%) Publishing
4 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (61.40%) Analyst
2 41 (35.96%) Test Analyst
3 25 (21.93%) Tester
4 19 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 18 (15.79%) QA Analyst
6 17 (14.91%) Software Tester
7 9 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) QA Tester
9 6 (5.26%) QA Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.51%) Lead Test Analyst
11 4 (3.51%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (3.51%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.51%) Selenium Tester
12 3 (2.63%) Automated Test Engineer
12 3 (2.63%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) .NET
2 5 (4.39%) Web Services
3 4 (3.51%) XML
4 2 (1.75%) RESTful
4 2 (1.75%) REST
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.75%) COM
4 2 (1.75%) SOAP
5 1 (0.88%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.04%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) Life Science
4 3 (2.63%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.63%) PMI
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.88%) UNIX
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.70%) Software Testing
3 31 (27.19%) Automated Testing
4 26 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (18.42%) SDLC
6 16 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (14.04%) Manual Testing
7 14 (12.28%) Information Management
7 14 (12.28%) Document Management
7 14 (12.28%) Automation Testing
7 14 (12.28%) Business Process Mapping
8 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.65%) Scrum
8 11 (9.65%) Regression Testing
9 10 (8.77%) Performance Management
10 9 (7.89%) Data Validation
10 9 (7.89%) Validation
10 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.02%) TDD
11 8 (7.02%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.82%) C#
2 20 (17.54%) SQL
3 14 (12.28%) Java
4 10 (8.77%) C++
5 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.51%) C
7 2 (1.75%) Python
7 2 (1.75%) Ruby
7 2 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (41.23%) Degree
2 31 (27.19%) ISEB
3 18 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 18 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (9.65%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (55.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.26%) HP
2 6 (5.26%) IBM
3 3 (2.63%) SAP
4 2 (1.75%) Siebel
4 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.75%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle
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