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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 154 146 93
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -53
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 41 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 1.04% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.23% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 83
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
2947 3335 2577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.61% 84.26% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2387 2688 2178
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Leicestershire +15 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Nottinghamshire +1 6 £35,750 +19.16% 3
Northamptonshire -15 4 £30,000 - 2
Derbyshire +14 2 £36,250 +3.57%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
2 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
3 13 (28.89%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 10 (22.22%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) ISEB
4 10 (22.22%) QA
4 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (17.78%) Degree
6 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.78%) Java
6 8 (17.78%) .NET
7 7 (15.56%) Finance
7 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
8 6 (13.33%) Test Management
8 6 (13.33%) Selenium
8 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.11%) Project Management
9 5 (11.11%) HP
9 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Time Management
10 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Functional Testing
10 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.67%) Ranorex
4 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Software Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Automated Test Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) COM
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
3 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.33%) Test Management
7 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) Time Management
8 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) Functional Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) ABAP
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
2 10 (22.22%) ISEB
3 8 (17.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Siebel
4 2 (4.44%) NetSuite
4 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) MKS
5 1 (2.22%) Northgate
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitve Basic + 25 days A/L, health care & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton
Altura
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago