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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 75 45
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.75% 0.70% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 0.86% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 13
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.53%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
310 466 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.50% 82.04% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 245 357 281
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 March 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft