Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 165 155
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 +35
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 62 95 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.21% 1.55% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.74% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 58 92 87
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £28,025 £23,121 £26,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £44,250
England median annual salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 4,545 5,446 6,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.56% 89.06% 88.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,808 4,359 4,906
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +21 21 £48,750 +59.84% 1
Nottinghamshire -21 15 £42,500 - 10
Leicestershire +3 8 £35,000 - 2
Derbyshire -1 8 £51,250 +57.69% 1
Lincolnshire +2 2 £19,000 -5.00% 1
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 46 (74.19%) Test Automation
2 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.71%) Test Strategy
4 22 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (33.87%) Selenium
6 20 (32.26%) Scenario Testing
7 19 (30.65%) Finance
8 16 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (24.19%) Java
10 14 (22.58%) ISEB
11 13 (20.97%) QA
11 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
11 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (20.97%) C#
12 10 (16.13%) Scrum
12 10 (16.13%) SDLC
12 10 (16.13%) SDET
13 8 (12.90%) Functional Testing
13 8 (12.90%) JIRA
14 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
14 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (11.29%) BDD
14 7 (11.29%) .NET
14 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
14 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
15 6 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
15 6 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
16 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (8.06%) Manual Testing

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 2 (3.23%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) DTS
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Selenium
2 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.90%) JIRA
4 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.06%) Bugzilla
5 5 (8.06%) TestRail
5 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.23%) FogBugz
7 2 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.61%) NUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Robot Framework
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Analyst
2 26 (41.94%) Test Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) UAT Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) UAT Test Analyst
4 14 (22.58%) Financial Analyst
4 14 (22.58%) Service Analyst
4 14 (22.58%) Test Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Java Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) QA Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.84%) Development Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Software Development Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.23%) PRADO
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) WCF
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Test Automation
2 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.71%) Test Strategy
4 22 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (32.26%) Scenario Testing
6 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.13%) Scrum
7 10 (16.13%) SDET
7 10 (16.13%) SDLC
8 8 (12.90%) Functional Testing
9 7 (11.29%) BDD
9 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
10 6 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Manual Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
12 4 (6.45%) Regression Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) Java
2 13 (20.97%) C#
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.06%) C++
4 5 (8.06%) Perl
4 5 (8.06%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) X++
6 3 (4.84%) Ruby
6 3 (4.84%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Telerik
3 2 (3.23%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com