The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 51 44 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.51% 0.63% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.70% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £30,750 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 - £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 - £39,750
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 Leicester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 340 287 368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 86.96% 91.11% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 295 230 300
Median salary £37,500 £43,835 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.45% +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,428
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Leicester.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Leicester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (37.50%) ISEB
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 2 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 2 (12.50%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 1 (6.25%) Law
9 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (6.25%) Time Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Manual Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Software Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Web Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Web Automation Tester
6 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
8 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
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