The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.71% 11.60% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 14.22% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 10
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £36,690 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.94%
Test Scripting
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 204 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 86.88% 81.60% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 143 176 91
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,525 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 15 (51.72%) QA
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 13 (44.83%) Banking
3 13 (44.83%) Retail
4 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
4 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (34.48%) Information Security
4 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
4 10 (34.48%) CISA
4 10 (34.48%) CISSP
4 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 10 (34.48%) Cyber Security
5 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
6 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
7 6 (20.69%) ISEB
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
8 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
8 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
8 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.34%) Apache Flex
9 3 (10.34%) General Ledger
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) UML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Banking
2 13 (44.83%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
1 15 (51.72%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Junior
3 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
2 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (34.48%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
2 10 (34.48%) Cyber Security
3 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
4 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.34%) UML
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) COBOL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CISSP
1 10 (34.48%) CISA
2 6 (20.69%) ISEB
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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