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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.29% 3.96% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 4.63% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 5
Average salary £33,750 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.18% +16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
398 324 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 85.41% 85.49% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 333 290 266
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 11 (50.00%) CRM
4 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) C#
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (45.45%) REST
5 10 (45.45%) SOAP
5 10 (45.45%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (22.73%) Siebel
6 5 (22.73%) COM
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (22.73%) NetSuite
6 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) ISEB
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 11 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
1 11 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) SOAP
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) REST
3 5 (22.73%) COM
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (22.73%) NetSuite
2 5 (22.73%) Siebel