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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.28% 5.96% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 7.34% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 46 12
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £51,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
656 640 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.78% 81.22% 79.78%
Number of salaries quoted 553 570 433
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014. 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 +7 2 £40,000 -10.46%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -4 2 - -
Loughborough - 1 £30,000 -
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) .NET
4 14 (36.84%) C#
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
4 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 13 (34.21%) Web Services
5 13 (34.21%) Manual Testing
6 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (28.95%) Eclipse
7 11 (28.95%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
7 11 (28.95%) CRM
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
7 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
8 10 (26.32%) SOAP
8 10 (26.32%) REST
9 7 (18.42%) ISEB
10 5 (13.16%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (13.16%) COM
10 5 (13.16%) Siebel
10 5 (13.16%) NetSuite
10 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (10.53%) Retail
11 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Time Management
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Eclipse
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Test Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) CRM Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Consultant
5 6 (15.79%) Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (10.53%) Management Consultant
8 3 (7.89%) Test Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) Web Services
3 10 (26.32%) SOAP
3 10 (26.32%) REST
4 5 (13.16%) COM
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Manual Testing
3 11 (28.95%) CRM
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Time Management
4 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 4 (10.53%) WFM
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
5 3 (7.89%) System Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Test Management
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) C
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) VBScript
5 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (13.16%) Siebel
2 5 (13.16%) NetSuite
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) SAP