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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 73 62 73
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.42% 0.45% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.50% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £30,750 £28,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.82% -27.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £28,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £28,000 £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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 625 595 617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 87.05% 88.81% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 472 492 502
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 -8 2 £30,750 - 2
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) ISEB
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) JIRA
9 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) REST
9 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (10.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Defect Management

Test Scripting
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Manual Tester
3 7 (35.00%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Web Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Web Automation Tester
7 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Junior Systems Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
9 1 (5.00%) API Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Change Control
9 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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