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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 135 122 136
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 41 72 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.28% 1.88% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.13% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 59 40
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,912 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2792 3376 3076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.36% 88.19% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2752 2585
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +9 22 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Leicestershire -28 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northamptonshire +13 6 £28,000 -20.00%
Derbyshire +26 2 £32,500 -3.70%
Lincolnshire - 2 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 52 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.91%) QA
3 30 (37.04%) ISEB
4 29 (35.80%) Automated Testing
5 28 (34.57%) Selenium
6 26 (32.10%) ISTQB
6 26 (32.10%) Finance
7 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
8 20 (24.69%) JIRA
9 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
9 19 (23.46%) Scrum
10 18 (22.22%) Regression Testing
10 18 (22.22%) Automation Testing
11 16 (19.75%) SDLC
11 16 (19.75%) Manual Testing
11 16 (19.75%) SQL
11 16 (19.75%) Time Management
12 15 (18.52%) Software Testing
12 15 (18.52%) Java
12 15 (18.52%) System Testing
13 14 (17.28%) Open Source
13 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (17.28%) PHP
13 14 (17.28%) Degree
14 13 (16.05%) Compatibility Testing
14 13 (16.05%) Test Strategy
15 12 (14.81%) .NET
16 11 (13.58%) Linux
16 11 (13.58%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (12.35%) Integration Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (34.57%) Selenium
2 20 (24.69%) JIRA
3 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.88%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.47%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Hudson
6 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.23%) NUnit
6 1 (1.23%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (32.10%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Local Government
3 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Analyst
2 25 (30.86%) Test Analyst
3 23 (28.40%) Tester
4 15 (18.52%) QA Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) Software Tester
5 8 (9.88%) Systems Tester
5 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) QA Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Test Manager
7 6 (7.41%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Lead .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Test Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) QA Manager
9 4 (4.94%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
2 9 (11.11%) HTML
3 7 (8.64%) LAMP
4 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (6.17%) jQuery
5 5 (6.17%) RESTful
5 5 (6.17%) SOAP
5 5 (6.17%) WPF
6 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.94%) REST
7 2 (2.47%) CSS
7 2 (2.47%) Node.js
7 2 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) iPad
2 4 (4.94%) VLE
3 3 (3.70%) Wiki
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) CentOS
3 2 (2.47%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) Automated Testing
3 19 (23.46%) Scrum
4 18 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 18 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 16 (19.75%) Manual Testing
5 16 (19.75%) SDLC
5 16 (19.75%) Time Management
6 15 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 15 (18.52%) System Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Open Source
8 13 (16.05%) Compatibility Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Test Strategy
9 11 (13.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Defect Management
10 10 (12.35%) Integration Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (9.88%) BDD
12 8 (9.88%) Performance Testing
12 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
2 16 (19.75%) SQL
3 15 (18.52%) Java
4 14 (17.28%) PHP
5 10 (12.35%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) R
6 2 (2.47%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 30 (37.04%) ISEB
2 26 (32.10%) ISTQB
3 14 (17.28%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (46.91%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) HP
2 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.70%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.47%) IBM
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix
5 1 (1.23%) Google
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