Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 83 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.98% 0.86% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.94% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 27
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £34,900 £34,925 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £42,525 £43,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.88% +2.14% -6.67%

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 919 849 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 94.45% 91.59% 92.05%
Number of salaries quoted 649 740 1,092
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -9.64% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 -24 19 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 19 (65.52%) QA
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (51.72%) Regression Testing
5 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
5 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
5 12 (41.38%) SQL
6 11 (37.93%) ITIL
6 11 (37.93%) LoadRunner
6 11 (37.93%) Retail
6 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Load Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Stress Testing
6 11 (37.93%) NeoLoad
6 11 (37.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (34.48%) IBM
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (27.59%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
9 8 (27.59%) CSS
9 8 (27.59%) VBScript
9 8 (27.59%) .NET
9 8 (27.59%) C#
9 8 (27.59%) HTML
9 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
9 8 (27.59%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (27.59%) Mainframe
9 8 (27.59%) DevOps
9 8 (27.59%) CSS3

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 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) LoadRunner
1 11 (37.93%) NeoLoad
2 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
2 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (24.14%) Selenium
4 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.45%) TestRail
General
1 11 (37.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Automation Tester
1 15 (51.72%) Tester
2 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
3 2 (6.90%) SAP Manager
3 2 (6.90%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
1 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
1 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
1 8 (27.59%) CSS
1 8 (27.59%) CSS3
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
1 8 (27.59%) HTML5
1 8 (27.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (10.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Mainframe
2 8 (27.59%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.34%) e-Learning
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Regression Testing
4 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 11 (37.93%) Load Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Stress Testing
5 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (27.59%) DevOps
6 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
8 3 (10.34%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.34%) System Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Test Management
9 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 8 (27.59%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
2 11 (37.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP ALM
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft