The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 65 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.78% 1.29% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.50% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 6
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +17.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -4.10%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 445 601 599
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 86.74% 86.35% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 363 515 514
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +5 3 £31,500 -16.00%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP