Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 170 166
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 71 72 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.62% 1.37% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.51% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38 59 89
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £29,450 £30,000 £22,830
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £54,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 4,056 4,773 5,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.56% 91.00% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,027 3,959 4,597
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +6 28 £52,500 -8.70% 3
Leicestershire -2 27 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Derbyshire +18 8 £31,000 -39.51% 3
Nottinghamshire +7 7 £33,500 -21.18% 3
Lincolnshire +21 1 £23,500 +23.68% 1
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 36 (50.70%) Test Automation
2 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.85%) Retail
4 26 (36.62%) Change Management
5 19 (26.76%) QA
6 18 (25.35%) JDA
6 18 (25.35%) Multichannel Retail
7 17 (23.94%) Selenium
7 17 (23.94%) JIRA
8 16 (22.54%) Software Testing
8 16 (22.54%) Cucumber
8 16 (22.54%) SQL
8 16 (22.54%) Regression Testing
9 15 (21.13%) ITIL
9 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (15.49%) ISTQB
10 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.68%) NeoLoad
11 9 (12.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (12.68%) Load Testing
11 9 (12.68%) Stress Testing
11 9 (12.68%) Java
11 9 (12.68%) LoadRunner
11 9 (12.68%) IBM
12 8 (11.27%) C#
12 8 (11.27%) SAP
12 8 (11.27%) BDD
12 8 (11.27%) DevOps
13 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (9.86%) Waterfall

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 (7.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.41%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) SMS
2 1 (1.41%) Multicast
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.63%) SAP BW
3 4 (5.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) JIRA
1 17 (23.94%) Selenium
2 16 (22.54%) Cucumber
3 9 (12.68%) LoadRunner
3 9 (12.68%) NeoLoad
4 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.04%) TestRail
5 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.41%) NUnit
7 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (40.85%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
2 22 (30.99%) Tester
3 16 (22.54%) Automation Tester
4 9 (12.68%) Test Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) SAP BW Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Integration Tester
10 2 (2.82%) SAP Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) SAP HR Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
2 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.04%) CSS
2 5 (7.04%) CSS3
2 5 (7.04%) HTML
2 5 (7.04%) HTML5
2 5 (7.04%) RESTful
2 5 (7.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.82%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.41%) Spine.js
4 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) e-Learning
3 5 (7.04%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Fintech
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Solaris
2 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Test Automation
2 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.62%) Change Management
4 18 (25.35%) Multichannel Retail
5 16 (22.54%) Regression Testing
5 16 (22.54%) Software Testing
6 15 (21.13%) ITIL
6 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Load Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Stress Testing
8 8 (11.27%) BDD
8 8 (11.27%) DevOps
9 7 (9.86%) Integration Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.45%) Defect Management
11 5 (7.04%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (7.04%) SDET
11 5 (7.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) Java
3 8 (11.27%) C#
4 6 (8.45%) ABAP
5 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.04%) VBScript
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) ISTQB
2 9 (12.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) JDA
2 9 (12.68%) IBM
3 8 (11.27%) SAP
4 5 (7.04%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) Workday
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) Sage