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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 4 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.87% 22.99% 8.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.93% 33.33% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 9
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +62.96%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
141 129 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 79.21% 68.98% 73.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127 93 115
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (87.50%) QA
2 31 (77.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 23 (57.50%) Project Management
5 22 (55.00%) Web Services
5 22 (55.00%) Test Strategy
6 21 (52.50%) Automated Testing
7 19 (47.50%) SoapUI
8 18 (45.00%) Finance
9 15 (37.50%) XML
10 10 (25.00%) SOAP
10 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 5 (12.50%) MS Office
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.00%) Ranorex
13 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (7.50%) Product Management
13 3 (7.50%) ISEB
13 3 (7.50%) SQL
13 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (5.00%) Banking
14 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
14 2 (5.00%) XSLT
14 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
14 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
14 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
14 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
14 2 (5.00%) SOA
14 2 (5.00%) Line Management
14 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) SoapUI
2 4 (10.00%) Ranorex
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Analyst
2 35 (87.50%) Test Analyst
3 18 (45.00%) Senior Analyst
3 18 (45.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Junior
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.50%) Tester
5 1 (2.50%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) Web Services
2 15 (37.50%) XML
3 10 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) XSLT
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 23 (57.50%) Project Management
4 22 (55.00%) Test Strategy
5 21 (52.50%) Automated Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Product Management
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.50%) UML
9 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago