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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 21 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.96% 9.47% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.73% 12.12% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 11
Average salary £35,000 £54,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.18% +107.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
185 132 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 92.04% 78.11% 70.48%
Number of salaries quoted 161 106 139
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,202 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 41 (91.11%) QA
2 38 (84.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 34 (75.56%) Regression Testing
4 25 (55.56%) Web Services
4 25 (55.56%) XML
4 25 (55.56%) Test Strategy
5 23 (51.11%) Project Management
6 22 (48.89%) Automated Testing
7 20 (44.44%) Finance
8 19 (42.22%) SOAP
9 14 (31.11%) SoapUI
10 11 (24.44%) Manual Testing
11 5 (11.11%) SQL
11 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
11 5 (11.11%) .NET
12 4 (8.89%) MS Office
12 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
13 3 (6.67%) Ranorex
13 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
13 3 (6.67%) Product Management
13 3 (6.67%) ISEB
14 2 (4.44%) XSLT
14 2 (4.44%) SOA
14 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
14 2 (4.44%) Data Mapping
14 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
14 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
14 2 (4.44%) NoSQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Analyst
2 30 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Junior
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Test Data Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Data Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) Web Services
1 25 (55.56%) XML
2 19 (42.22%) SOAP
3 5 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 34 (75.56%) Regression Testing
3 25 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 23 (51.11%) Project Management
5 22 (48.89%) Automated Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Product Management
9 2 (4.44%) SOA
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Data Mapping
9 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.44%) Line Management
10 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
1 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (91.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
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