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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 53 77 49
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.26% 1.40% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.71% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
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
292 469 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.04% 81.99% 81.76%
Number of salaries quoted 254 394 250
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
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 19 December 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 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) COM
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel