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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 151 141 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -43
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 47 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.64% 1.26% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.50% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 63
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
2996 3128 2505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.15% 83.97% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2586 2124
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Northamptonshire -9 13 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £44,750 +86.45% 2
Derbyshire +9 2 £31,250 +38.88% 1
Leicestershire +3 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) C#
3 18 (38.30%) QA
4 15 (31.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (31.91%) Degree
4 15 (31.91%) Manual Testing
4 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 14 (29.79%) Automated Testing
6 13 (27.66%) Windows
6 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.53%) .NET
7 12 (25.53%) ISTQB
8 10 (21.28%) Selenium
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
8 10 (21.28%) ISEB
8 10 (21.28%) Scrum
9 9 (19.15%) SDLC
10 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
10 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
10 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (17.02%) Java
11 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
12 6 (12.77%) Finance
13 5 (10.64%) HP
13 5 (10.64%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (10.64%) C++
13 5 (10.64%) Test Management
13 5 (10.64%) Time Management
13 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Northgate Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) DB2
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (8.51%) TestComplete
4 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.38%) Ranorex
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) SilkTest
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Billing
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Analyst
2 20 (42.55%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) QA Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Tester
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.26%) CRM Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Project Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) COM
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (31.91%) Manual Testing
3 14 (29.79%) Automated Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 9 (19.15%) SDLC
6 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Test Management
8 5 (10.64%) Time Management
9 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) CRM
9 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.38%) ERP
10 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) Change Management
11 2 (4.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) Java
4 5 (10.64%) C++
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) ISTQB
3 10 (21.28%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Siebel
3 2 (4.26%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.13%) MKS
4 1 (2.13%) Northgate
Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Derby
Prospectus IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Retford
Experian
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, bonus
Posted: 26 days ago