Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 182 195
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 70 53 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.36% 0.95% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.06% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 56 33 47
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +18.46% -
10th Percentile £27,125 £27,700 £26,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £39,750
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 4,694 4,986 5,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.11% 89.05% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,917 4,022 4,643
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Nottinghamshire +14 24 £40,000 -8.05% 5
Northamptonshire 0 24 £48,750 +26.62% 3
Leicestershire +18 19 £42,500 +34.92% 3
Derbyshire - 3 £55,000 -
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 50 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 46 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (57.14%) Selenium
4 33 (47.14%) SQL
5 23 (32.86%) JIRA
5 23 (32.86%) Cucumber
6 20 (28.57%) C#
7 19 (27.14%) BDD
8 17 (24.29%) Java
8 17 (24.29%) Gherkin
9 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 15 (21.43%) Regression Testing
10 15 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 13 (18.57%) WebDriver
13 12 (17.14%) QA
13 12 (17.14%) Retail
13 12 (17.14%) TestRail
13 12 (17.14%) User Stories
13 12 (17.14%) SDLC
14 11 (15.71%) Defect Management
14 11 (15.71%) Change Management
15 10 (14.29%) SpecFlow
16 9 (12.86%) JDA
17 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
17 8 (11.43%) Exploratory Testing
17 8 (11.43%) Multichannel Retail
18 7 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
18 7 (10.00%) Polish Language

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 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (57.14%) Selenium
2 23 (32.86%) Cucumber
2 23 (32.86%) JIRA
3 13 (18.57%) WebDriver
4 12 (17.14%) TestRail
5 10 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.29%) NUnit
10 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.86%) Fiddler
11 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.43%) VersionOne
11 1 (1.43%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (17.14%) Retail
2 7 (10.00%) Polish Language
3 5 (7.14%) Back Office
3 5 (7.14%) Games
4 4 (5.71%) Finance
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Analyst
2 20 (28.57%) Tester
3 17 (24.29%) Test Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (15.71%) Automation Tester
6 9 (12.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Test Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Java Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Software Tester
9 5 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Test Specialist
10 4 (5.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Test Automation Specialist
11 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (4.29%) Manual Tester
11 3 (4.29%) QA Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) QA Tester
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) Gherkin
2 7 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (7.14%) RESTful
4 3 (4.29%) JSON
4 3 (4.29%) Spine.js
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) XML
5 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.43%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
1 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.71%) e-Learning
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Fintech
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Android
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 46 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.14%) BDD
4 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 15 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 12 (17.14%) SDLC
6 12 (17.14%) User Stories
7 11 (15.71%) Change Management
7 11 (15.71%) Defect Management
8 8 (11.43%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (11.43%) Multichannel Retail
8 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (10.00%) Scrum
10 6 (8.57%) SDET
10 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
11 5 (7.14%) API Testing
11 5 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) SQL
2 20 (28.57%) C#
3 17 (24.29%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) C++
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) WCAG
3 1 (1.43%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) JDA
3 4 (5.71%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.71%) Capita
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) SAP