Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 174 171
Rank change year-on-year +62 -3 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 93 54 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.32% 1.07% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.16% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 59
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,400 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,875 £63,125 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 3,682 4,638 5,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.68% 92.24% 89.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,665 3,912 4,056
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,243 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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
Leicestershire +21 44 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Northamptonshire +20 19 £33,500 -10.67%
Nottinghamshire +23 18 £38,500 -3.75%
Derbyshire +22 7 £31,500 -42.73% 1
Lincolnshire - 5 £25,000 -
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 67 (72.04%) Test Automation
2 34 (36.56%) Selenium
3 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (29.03%) Retail
5 25 (26.88%) QA
6 24 (25.81%) Stress Testing
6 24 (25.81%) SQL
7 23 (24.73%) Regression Testing
7 23 (24.73%) Software Testing
7 23 (24.73%) ISTQB
8 22 (23.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (19.35%) ISEB
10 17 (18.28%) E-Commerce
10 17 (18.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (18.28%) Test Strategy
11 16 (17.20%) NeoLoad
11 16 (17.20%) Load Testing
11 16 (17.20%) ITIL
11 16 (17.20%) LoadRunner
12 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.90%) C#
13 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.83%) Defect Management
14 11 (11.83%) Multichannel Retail
14 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
14 11 (11.83%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (11.83%) Java
14 11 (11.83%) JDA

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 (8.60%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.08%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
1 1 (1.08%) Multicast
1 1 (1.08%) Softphone
1 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) DTS
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Adabas
5 1 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (36.56%) Selenium
2 16 (17.20%) LoadRunner
2 16 (17.20%) NeoLoad
3 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
5 10 (10.75%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.45%) JIRA
6 6 (6.45%) TestRail
7 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.23%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.15%) Ant
9 2 (2.15%) AutoIt
9 2 (2.15%) GitLab
9 2 (2.15%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (2.15%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 1 (1.08%) Hudson
10 1 (1.08%) JMeter
10 1 (1.08%) JUnit
General
1 27 (29.03%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Analyst
2 29 (31.18%) Tester
3 27 (29.03%) Test Analyst
4 24 (25.81%) Automation Tester
5 11 (11.83%) Operations Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) Senior Automation Tester
5 11 (11.83%) Senior Tester
6 9 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (4.30%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.30%) Web Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Web Automation Tester
8 4 (4.30%) Web Test Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Web Tester
9 3 (3.23%) SAP Manager
9 3 (3.23%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) HTML
2 7 (7.53%) .NET
2 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
2 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET
2 7 (7.53%) CSS
2 7 (7.53%) CSS3
2 7 (7.53%) HTML5
2 7 (7.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (6.45%) Gherkin
4 5 (5.38%) XML
5 2 (2.15%) Node.js
5 2 (2.15%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.08%) REST
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.83%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (8.60%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.38%) User Experience
5 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.23%) EPoS
6 2 (2.15%) Life Science
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.08%) Fintech
7 1 (1.08%) Handset
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Unix
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (72.04%) Test Automation
2 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (25.81%) Stress Testing
4 23 (24.73%) Regression Testing
4 23 (24.73%) Software Testing
5 17 (18.28%) E-Commerce
5 17 (18.28%) Test Strategy
5 17 (18.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (17.20%) ITIL
6 16 (17.20%) Load Testing
7 11 (11.83%) Change Management
7 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (11.83%) Defect Management
7 11 (11.83%) Multichannel Retail
8 10 (10.75%) DevOps
9 9 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Scrum
9 9 (9.68%) SDLC
10 8 (8.60%) Functional Testing
10 8 (8.60%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) C#
3 11 (11.83%) Java
4 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.53%) VBScript
5 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.15%) C++
6 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) COBOL
7 1 (1.08%) Groovy
7 1 (1.08%) JCL
7 1 (1.08%) Natural
7 1 (1.08%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) ISTQB
2 22 (23.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (19.35%) ISEB
4 6 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) HNC
5 2 (2.15%) HND
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) HP ALM
1 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.23%) Control-M
3 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.08%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) JDA
2 8 (8.60%) IBM
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.30%) HP
3 4 (4.30%) RedPrairie
3 4 (4.30%) SAP
4 2 (2.15%) OpenText
4 2 (2.15%) Sage
5 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards