The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.88% 2.48% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 3.03% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 4
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £27,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £39,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
451 297 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 81.12% 81.82% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 388 256 288
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Leicestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (50.00%) CRM
3 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (45.45%) REST
4 10 (45.45%) SOAP
4 10 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (22.73%) NetSuite
5 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (22.73%) Siebel
5 5 (22.73%) COM
5 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 11 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
1 11 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) SOAP
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) REST
3 5 (22.73%) COM
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) User Stories
5 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (22.73%) NetSuite
2 5 (22.73%) Siebel