Period
to 18 August 2019

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 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 78 87
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.60% 2.14% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.31% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 4
Leicestershire median annual salary £34,778 £45,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.14% +41.41% -6.57%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,925 £30,750
90th Percentile £46,000 £55,000 £46,875
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 941 909 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 90.66% 92.66% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 768 820 741
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £41,800 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.31% +7.18% -4.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Leicester +21 21 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Coalville 0 1 £33,750 -
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 18 (66.67%) Selenium
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) ISEB
4 12 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 10 (37.04%) Stress Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (29.63%) Test Planning
8 7 (25.93%) C#
8 7 (25.93%) Java
8 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
8 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
10 5 (18.52%) QA
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) SDLC
10 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
11 4 (14.81%) NeoLoad
11 4 (14.81%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (14.81%) .NET
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) ITIL
11 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
11 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CICS
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Adabas
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
2 4 (14.81%) NeoLoad
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) eggPlant
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) AutoIt
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) GitLab
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
1 13 (48.15%) Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Automation Tester
2 8 (29.63%) Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Automation Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Tester
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) Stress Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Test Planning
7 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
7 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
8 5 (18.52%) SDLC
9 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Open Source
10 3 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
10 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) COBOL
3 1 (3.70%) JCL
3 1 (3.70%) Natural
3 1 (3.70%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) ISEB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP ALM
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) FNZ
3 1 (3.70%) IBM