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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.97% 2.61% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 3.08% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 23
Average salary £32,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.72% -9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
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
583 845 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 81.20% 84.84% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 497 725 485
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 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 +3 6 £34,000 -12.25%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Test Management
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Time Management
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) NetSuite
7 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Siebel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) CRM Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) COM
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) V-Model
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (13.33%) NetSuite
2 2 (13.33%) Siebel
3 1 (6.67%) SAP