The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 86 42
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -44
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 6 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.03% 0.70% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.84% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 37
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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
546 713 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 80.41% 83.10% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 435 572 511
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leicestershire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +26 7 £37,500 -
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Time Management
2 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Time Management
3 5 (35.71%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) V-Model
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP