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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 48 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.30% 1.99% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 2.33% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 0
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
359 343 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 91.12% 85.11% 78.33%
Number of salaries quoted 347 302 238
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 16 January 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Scrum
2 13 (54.17%) Selenium
3 9 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (33.33%) QA
5 7 (29.17%) ISEB
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
5 7 (29.17%) C#
5 7 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 5 (20.83%) Usability Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
10 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
10 2 (8.33%) Time Management
10 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
10 2 (8.33%) ISTQB

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:

Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Selenium
2 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.83%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Tester
2 8 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 7 (29.17%) Manual Tester
3 7 (29.17%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 6 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Web Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Software Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Web Automation Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Tester
8 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (20.83%) Usability Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management
9 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Scalability Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle