Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 159 175
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 -32
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 79 57 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.67% 1.14% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.26% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 71
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% +13.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £26,950 £30,000 £22,912
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Test Scripting 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 4,349 4,520 5,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.79% 90.35% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,453 3,760 4,621
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,900 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in the East Midlands

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in the East Midlands

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in the East Midlands

Test Scripting
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 Test Scripting within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Northamptonshire +12 29 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Nottinghamshire -4 21 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Leicestershire +3 19 £42,500 +16.44% 8
Derbyshire +13 9 £31,000 +31.91% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £23,500 - 1
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting.

1 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (58.23%) Test Automation
2 41 (51.90%) Selenium
3 28 (35.44%) SQL
4 27 (34.18%) Cucumber
5 24 (30.38%) Change Management
6 23 (29.11%) Retail
7 22 (27.85%) BDD
7 22 (27.85%) JIRA
8 19 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (21.52%) C#
10 16 (20.25%) Java
10 16 (20.25%) JDA
10 16 (20.25%) Multichannel Retail
11 15 (18.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (18.99%) Gherkin
11 15 (18.99%) WebDriver
12 13 (16.46%) Manual Testing
12 13 (16.46%) TestRail
13 12 (15.19%) Defect Management
13 12 (15.19%) Regression Testing
14 11 (13.92%) User Stories
14 11 (13.92%) SpecFlow
15 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
16 9 (11.39%) SDET
17 8 (10.13%) Exploratory Testing
17 8 (10.13%) SAP
17 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
18 7 (8.86%) System Testing
18 7 (8.86%) Atlassian

Test Scripting
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SAP BW
2 4 (5.06%) SAP HANA
3 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (51.90%) Selenium
2 27 (34.18%) Cucumber
3 22 (27.85%) JIRA
4 15 (18.99%) WebDriver
5 13 (16.46%) TestRail
6 11 (13.92%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.80%) NUnit
8 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.53%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.27%) NeoLoad
10 1 (1.27%) VersionOne
General
1 23 (29.11%) Retail
2 7 (8.86%) Polish Language
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Analyst
2 22 (27.85%) Tester
3 19 (24.05%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (18.99%) Automation Tester
4 15 (18.99%) Test Analyst
5 13 (16.46%) Test Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Java Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.06%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) SAP BW Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Technical Tester
11 2 (2.53%) Integration Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) SAP Consultant
11 2 (2.53%) Software Test Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) Gherkin
2 6 (7.59%) RESTful
3 3 (3.80%) JSON
3 3 (3.80%) Spine.js
3 3 (3.80%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) e-Learning
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Fintech
3 3 (3.80%) NHS
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Android
1 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (58.23%) Test Automation
2 24 (30.38%) Change Management
3 22 (27.85%) BDD
4 19 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (20.25%) Multichannel Retail
6 15 (18.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (16.46%) Manual Testing
8 12 (15.19%) Defect Management
8 12 (15.19%) Regression Testing
9 11 (13.92%) User Stories
10 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
11 9 (11.39%) SDET
12 8 (10.13%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
13 7 (8.86%) ITIL
13 7 (8.86%) Scenario Testing
13 7 (8.86%) System Testing
14 6 (7.59%) Integration Testing
14 6 (7.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) C#
3 16 (20.25%) Java
4 6 (7.59%) ABAP
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) Perl
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.80%) ISEB
4 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.27%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) JDA
2 8 (10.13%) SAP
3 7 (8.86%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.33%) IBM
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle
7 2 (2.53%) Workday
8 1 (1.27%) Google
8 1 (1.27%) HP