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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / East Midlands
Rank 122 143 158
Rank change year-on-year +21 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.32% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.76% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 16
Median salary £40,000 £35,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% +5.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,450 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 2508 2778 2779
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.20% 88.05% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 2182 2228
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +22 26 £60,000 +67.83% 3
Northamptonshire - 8 £39,250 - 2
Leicestershire -8 2 £30,000 -20.52% 2
Lincolnshire 0 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 53 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.28%) Java
3 31 (35.63%) Selenium
4 30 (34.48%) Automation Testing
5 27 (31.03%) QA
6 25 (28.74%) Automated Testing
7 23 (26.44%) Finance
8 16 (18.39%) C#
8 16 (18.39%) Python
9 15 (17.24%) .NET
9 15 (17.24%) Scrum
9 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (17.24%) Test Automation
9 15 (17.24%) Open Source
10 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (16.09%) Test Strategy
10 14 (16.09%) Degree
10 14 (16.09%) SQL
11 13 (14.94%) Perl
11 13 (14.94%) Project Management
11 13 (14.94%) Banking
12 12 (13.79%) Big Data
12 12 (13.79%) Regression Testing
12 12 (13.79%) ISEB
13 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
13 10 (11.49%) Functional Testing
13 10 (11.49%) BDD
13 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
13 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (10.34%) Cucumber

Test Scripting
Top Related 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 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) JBoss
2 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.15%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (1.15%) Firewall
1 1 (1.15%) VLAN
1 1 (1.15%) VPN
1 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) Big Data
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) DTS
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (35.63%) Selenium
2 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.05%) JIRA
4 7 (8.05%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.30%) Log4j
6 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.15%) FogBugz
7 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.15%) NUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.15%) TestRail
7 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Banking
3 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Analyst
2 22 (25.29%) Tester
3 19 (21.84%) Test Analyst
3 19 (21.84%) Test Engineer
4 17 (19.54%) Automation Test Lead
5 14 (16.09%) QA Engineer
6 13 (14.94%) Test Automation Engineer
7 12 (13.79%) Automation Tester
7 12 (13.79%) Software Tester
8 10 (11.49%) Software Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) Test Manager
9 9 (10.34%) Junior
9 9 (10.34%) QA Test Engineer
10 8 (9.20%) Junior Analyst
10 8 (9.20%) Manual Tester
10 8 (9.20%) QA Leader
11 7 (8.05%) QA Automation Engineer
11 7 (8.05%) Selenium Tester
11 7 (8.05%) Software Test Analyst
11 7 (8.05%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) .NET
2 7 (8.05%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.45%) JSON
3 3 (3.45%) Web Services
3 3 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (2.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.15%) Clustering
3 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.15%) FMCG
3 1 (1.15%) iPad
3 1 (1.15%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.15%) SCORM
3 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) Automation Testing
3 25 (28.74%) Automated Testing
4 15 (17.24%) Open Source
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
4 15 (17.24%) Test Automation
4 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (16.09%) Test Strategy
6 13 (14.94%) Project Management
7 12 (13.79%) Regression Testing
8 10 (11.49%) BDD
8 10 (11.49%) Functional Testing
8 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
9 9 (10.34%) Software Testing
10 8 (9.20%) TDD
11 7 (8.05%) Integration Testing
11 7 (8.05%) Process Improvement
11 7 (8.05%) SDLC
11 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) Java
2 16 (18.39%) C#
2 16 (18.39%) Python
3 14 (16.09%) SQL
4 13 (14.94%) Perl
5 7 (8.05%) Ruby
6 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.30%) C
6 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.15%) C++
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) ISEB
3 8 (9.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Control-M
2 1 (1.15%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.15%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.30%) Axway
4 1 (1.15%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco
4 1 (1.15%) Infor
4 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
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