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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 44 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.55% 0.89% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.09% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
271 367 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.90% 81.92% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 225 303 443
Median salary £43,835 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester 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 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 1 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
2 8 (61.54%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
3 7 (53.85%) System Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) Line Management
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) V-Model
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (15.38%) AS400
7 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) NUnit
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Life Science
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) EDI
7 2 (15.38%) MS Visio

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) QA Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) AS400 Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) EDI
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) AS400
1 2 (15.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
2 7 (53.85%) System Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Line Management
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) V-Model
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) RPG
2 2 (15.38%) RPG/400
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) SAP