Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 78 95
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -33
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.12% 0.66% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.72% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 22
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £35,125 £34,850 £25,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £46,800 £44,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +17.69% -7.14%

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 876 829 1,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 92.80% 90.60% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 715 729 1,145
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,500 £39,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.41% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,400
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -15 19 £42,500 +21.43%
Coalville - 1 - - 1
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (65.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (50.00%) Selenium
5 9 (45.00%) JIRA
6 8 (40.00%) QA
6 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (35.00%) e-Learning
7 7 (35.00%) Atlassian
8 6 (30.00%) Retail
8 6 (30.00%) System Testing
8 6 (30.00%) RESTful
8 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Stress Testing
9 5 (25.00%) NeoLoad
9 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) IBM
9 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
10 4 (20.00%) Scrum
11 3 (15.00%) SDLC
11 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
12 2 (10.00%) User Experience
12 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making

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 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 9 (45.00%) JIRA
4 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 5 (25.00%) NeoLoad
5 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Tester
2 14 (70.00%) Automation Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (30.00%) System Testing
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Stress Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (15.00%) SDLC
9 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Change Management
9 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft