Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Scenario Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scenario Testing over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 166 183
Rank change year-on-year +16 +17 +44
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 68 70 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.59% 1.32% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.44% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 65 66 53
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.76% +27.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,900
% change year-on-year -5.26% +10.72% +0.94%

Scenario Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,956 4,852 5,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.75% 91.46% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,864 4,092 4,412
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in the East Midlands

Scenario Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Scenario Testing in the East Midlands

Scenario Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Scenario Testing in the East Midlands

Scenario Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scenario Testing within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +49 47 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Leicestershire -10 19 £29,000 -17.14% 4
Derbyshire +7 2 £26,750 -49.05%
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing Scenario Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 56 (82.35%) Test Automation
2 51 (75.00%) QA
3 47 (69.12%) Java
4 45 (66.18%) C#
5 39 (57.35%) Functional Testing
5 39 (57.35%) User Stories
6 38 (55.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 37 (54.41%) SDLC
8 31 (45.59%) Test Management
8 31 (45.59%) JIRA
8 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (44.12%) Selenium
10 28 (41.18%) Zephyr
11 26 (38.24%) WebDriver
11 26 (38.24%) Scrum
12 24 (35.29%) Project Planning
13 23 (33.82%) JMeter
13 23 (33.82%) OOP
13 23 (33.82%) OO
13 23 (33.82%) SoapUI
14 22 (32.35%) Exploratory Testing
15 21 (30.88%) Unit Testing
15 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
15 21 (30.88%) Subversion
16 19 (27.94%) Finance
16 19 (27.94%) QA Automation
16 19 (27.94%) Fintech
17 16 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
18 14 (20.59%) Software Testing
18 14 (20.59%) ISTQB

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (45.59%) JIRA
2 30 (44.12%) Selenium
3 28 (41.18%) Zephyr
4 26 (38.24%) WebDriver
5 23 (33.82%) JMeter
5 23 (33.82%) SoapUI
6 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
6 21 (30.88%) Subversion
7 16 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.94%) Calabash
9 2 (2.94%) Capybara
9 2 (2.94%) JUnit
9 2 (2.94%) Maven
9 2 (2.94%) Protractor
10 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.47%) NeoLoad
10 1 (1.47%) UI Automator
10 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) QA Engineer
2 23 (33.82%) Senior QA Engineer
2 23 (33.82%) Tester
3 22 (32.35%) Java Engineer
3 22 (32.35%) Senior Java Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Automation Tester
4 13 (19.12%) QA Tester
5 12 (17.65%) QA Automation Tester
5 12 (17.65%) Senior Automation Tester
5 12 (17.65%) Senior QA Tester
5 12 (17.65%) Senior Tester
6 8 (11.76%) Systems Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Developer
8 6 (8.82%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) QA Leader
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) JSON
2 2 (2.94%) Node.js
2 2 (2.94%) REST
2 2 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Fintech
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Android
1 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (82.35%) Test Automation
2 39 (57.35%) Functional Testing
2 39 (57.35%) User Stories
3 38 (55.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 37 (54.41%) SDLC
5 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (45.59%) Test Management
6 26 (38.24%) Scrum
7 24 (35.29%) Project Planning
8 23 (33.82%) OO
8 23 (33.82%) OOP
9 22 (32.35%) Exploratory Testing
10 21 (30.88%) Unit Testing
11 19 (27.94%) QA Automation
12 14 (20.59%) Software Testing
13 12 (17.65%) Regression Testing
14 10 (14.71%) Decision-Making
14 10 (14.71%) Defect Management
14 10 (14.71%) Usability Testing
15 9 (13.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) Java
2 45 (66.18%) C#
3 3 (4.41%) Python
4 2 (2.94%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP ALM
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Reuters
2 3 (4.41%) HP
2 3 (4.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft