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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 50 56
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.69% 1.89% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 2.26% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £43,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  

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 245 310 356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 85.07% 83.78% 82.98%
Number of salaries quoted 229 271 302
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2 (50.00%) Law
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP