Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 174 147
Rank change year-on-year +13 -27 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 65 94 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.26% 1.43% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.60% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 47 90 125
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £29,300 £22,912 £25,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 4579 5863 6672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.52% 89.06% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3784 4640 5426
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,975 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,375 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +10 31 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Northamptonshire +11 10 £53,750 +76.23%
Leicestershire +12 6 £35,000 -
Derbyshire +7 6 £51,250 +57.69%
Lincolnshire +1 2 £19,000 -36.67%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 42 (64.62%) Test Automation
2 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) Java
3 24 (36.92%) QA
3 24 (36.92%) Scenario Testing
4 21 (32.31%) Test Strategy
5 19 (29.23%) Finance
6 18 (27.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (24.62%) Selenium
9 15 (23.08%) ISEB
10 14 (21.54%) Retail
11 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (18.46%) C#
12 12 (18.46%) Functional Testing
12 12 (18.46%) BDD
13 11 (16.92%) Cucumber
13 11 (16.92%) DevOps
13 11 (16.92%) Scrum
14 10 (15.38%) Performance Testing
14 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
15 9 (13.85%) SDET
15 9 (13.85%) JIRA
15 9 (13.85%) Oracle
16 8 (12.31%) Unix
16 8 (12.31%) Linux
16 8 (12.31%) JBoss
16 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
16 8 (12.31%) WSDL

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 8 (12.31%) JBoss
2 3 (4.62%) Confluence
3 2 (3.08%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
3 1 (1.54%) DTS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Selenium
2 11 (16.92%) Cucumber
3 9 (13.85%) JIRA
4 8 (12.31%) JConsole
4 8 (12.31%) LoadRunner
4 8 (12.31%) NeoLoad
4 8 (12.31%) The Grinder
4 8 (12.31%) VisualVM
5 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
6 5 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 5 (7.69%) TestRail
7 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.62%) Appium
8 3 (4.62%) Calabash
8 3 (4.62%) Gatling
8 3 (4.62%) JBehave
8 3 (4.62%) JMeter
8 3 (4.62%) JUnit
8 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Retail
3 8 (12.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.15%) Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Advertising
7 1 (1.54%) Electronics
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 21 (32.31%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Financial Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Service Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Test Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Performance Test Leader
5 8 (12.31%) QA Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Test Leader
6 6 (9.23%) Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Development Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Software QA Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) RESTful
1 8 (12.31%) WSDL
2 7 (10.77%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) REST
4 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.08%) PRADO
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) HTML
5 1 (1.54%) JSON
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
5 1 (1.54%) WCF
5 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
1 8 (12.31%) Unix
2 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (64.62%) Test Automation
2 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) Scenario Testing
4 21 (32.31%) Test Strategy
5 18 (27.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 17 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (18.46%) BDD
8 12 (18.46%) Functional Testing
9 11 (16.92%) DevOps
9 11 (16.92%) Scrum
10 10 (15.38%) Performance Testing
10 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 9 (13.85%) SDET
12 8 (12.31%) SDLC
13 7 (10.77%) Defect Management
14 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (7.69%) Manual Testing
14 5 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) Java
2 12 (18.46%) C#
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.15%) Python
3 4 (6.15%) Ruby
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) X++
5 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) ISEB
2 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.92%) QA
2 8 (12.31%) PMO
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Cognizant
2 8 (12.31%) Dynatrace
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) Telerik
5 1 (1.54%) Informatica
5 1 (1.54%) Remedy
5 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com