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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 57 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.01% 1.09% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.22% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Median salary £28,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
354 329 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 88.94% 89.65% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 328 282 275
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
2 12 (66.67%) Selenium
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (27.78%) JIRA
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) REST
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (27.78%) Usability Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy

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 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Manual Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Selenium Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Software Tester
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 6 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
3 6 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) QA Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) QA Test Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Web Tester
6 3 (16.67%) Web Automation Tester
7 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Usability Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
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