Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 156 188
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 54 82 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.03% 1.40% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.56% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52 82 37
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £31,150
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £48,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 4,735 5,261 5,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 90.31% 89.58% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,979 4,225 4,464
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 April 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 23 April 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 +5 23 £37,500 +22.95% 3
Leicestershire +8 14 £35,000 +11.11% 9
Derbyshire +1 8 £55,000 +46.67% 4
Nottinghamshire -34 7 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Lincolnshire -4 2 £19,000 -20.00% 1
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 40 (74.07%) Test Automation
2 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) Selenium
4 17 (31.48%) JIRA
5 16 (29.63%) QA
6 15 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 15 (27.78%) SDLC
6 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.78%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (24.07%) SQL
7 13 (24.07%) Cucumber
7 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (20.37%) Java
8 11 (20.37%) Scrum
9 10 (18.52%) Regression Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Finance
9 10 (18.52%) C#
9 10 (18.52%) Scenario Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (14.81%) Perl
11 8 (14.81%) Python
12 7 (12.96%) C++
12 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
12 7 (12.96%) .NET
12 7 (12.96%) Bugzilla
12 7 (12.96%) Defect Management
13 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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 (9.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Selenium
2 17 (31.48%) JIRA
3 13 (24.07%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.96%) Bugzilla
5 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
7 4 (7.41%) TestRail
8 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.70%) Fiddler
9 2 (3.70%) FogBugz
9 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Games
3 5 (9.26%) Back Office
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Tester
5 7 (12.96%) Java Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Software Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Test Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation Specialist
9 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (1.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Test Automation
2 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) SDLC
3 15 (27.78%) Test Strategy
4 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (20.37%) Scrum
6 10 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 10 (18.52%) Scenario Testing
7 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.96%) Defect Management
9 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 5 (9.26%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (9.26%) Test Management
11 4 (7.41%) BDD
11 4 (7.41%) Change Management
11 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (7.41%) SDET
11 4 (7.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) Java
3 10 (18.52%) C#
4 8 (14.81%) Perl
4 8 (14.81%) Python
5 7 (12.96%) C++
5 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.11%) X++
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Capita
2 2 (3.70%) HP
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) JDA