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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 142 137
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 19 39 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.72% 1.20% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.36% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 45
Median salary £37,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.46% -3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2321 2871 3289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 88.08% 88.69% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1946 2294 2739
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +3 11 £40,750 +35.83% 7
Northamptonshire +5 3 £32,500 -2.98%
Leicestershire +4 3 £32,000 -14.66%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 35 (60.34%) Test Automation
2 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) Java
4 19 (32.76%) QA
5 18 (31.03%) Finance
6 15 (25.86%) Selenium
7 13 (22.41%) SQL
8 12 (20.69%) BDD
9 11 (18.97%) Oracle
9 11 (18.97%) Banking
10 10 (17.24%) Python
10 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
10 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (17.24%) SDLC
11 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
11 9 (15.52%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (15.52%) Open Source
11 9 (15.52%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (15.52%) Project Management
11 9 (15.52%) ISEB
11 9 (15.52%) Unix
11 9 (15.52%) C#
11 9 (15.52%) Scrum
11 9 (15.52%) TDD
11 9 (15.52%) Degree
12 8 (13.79%) Retail
12 8 (13.79%) Perl
12 8 (13.79%) Windows
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.79%) Telecoms

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 5 (8.62%) JBoss
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.45%) Infor M3
1 2 (3.45%) NetSuite
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) VLAN
2 2 (3.45%) VPN
2 2 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Big Data
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Selenium
2 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 6 (10.34%) JIRA
4 5 (8.62%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.62%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.90%) JConsole
5 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
5 4 (6.90%) NeoLoad
5 4 (6.90%) The Grinder
5 4 (6.90%) VisualVM
6 3 (5.17%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.45%) Appium
7 2 (3.45%) JBehave
7 2 (3.45%) JMeter
7 2 (3.45%) JUnit
7 2 (3.45%) Log4j
7 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Retail
3 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.45%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Test Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Tester
5 9 (15.52%) Automation Test Lead
5 9 (15.52%) QA Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Test Leader
7 7 (12.07%) Software Analyst
7 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
8 6 (10.34%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) QA Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Automation Tester
10 4 (6.90%) Performance Test Leader
10 4 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
10 4 (6.90%) QA Leader
10 4 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) QA Tester
10 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.90%) RESTful
3 4 (6.90%) WSDL
4 2 (3.45%) JSON
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (1.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) SCORM
4 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
2 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Test Automation
2 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) BDD
4 10 (17.24%) SDLC
4 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
5 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Open Source
5 9 (15.52%) Project Management
5 9 (15.52%) Scenario Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Scrum
5 9 (15.52%) TDD
6 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
6 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.34%) ERP
7 6 (10.34%) Process Improvement
8 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.62%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 13 (22.41%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) Python
4 9 (15.52%) C#
5 8 (13.79%) Perl
6 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.90%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.45%) C
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
1 9 (15.52%) ISEB
2 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) Cognizant
3 4 (6.90%) Dynatrace
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Axway
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.72%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.72%) Informatica
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
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