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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 66 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.03% 3.56% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 4.60% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 8
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +59.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 348 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.76% 77.51% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 392 300 248
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,776 £49,776 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
8 1 (7.14%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) Data Management
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
8 1 (7.14%) C#
8 1 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) VBScript
8 1 (7.14%) VB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
3 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Performance Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP