The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 49 52 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.57% 1.26% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.59% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
331 314 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 86.65% 79.09% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 289 255 380
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,776 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leicester region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Leicester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (45.45%) QA
2 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) System Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
5 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Documentum
5 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (27.27%) Information Management
5 6 (27.27%) Document Management
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 4 (18.18%) Line Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (27.27%) Documentum
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) QA Leader
2 6 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) AS400 Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) UAT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) EDI
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Life Science
4 2 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
1 9 (40.91%) System Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (27.27%) Document Management
2 6 (27.27%) Information Management
2 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Line Management
4 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) RPG
2 2 (9.09%) RPG/400
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) SAP