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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 18 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 51 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.47% 21.25% 8.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.70% 29.48% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 7
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
146 173 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 76.44% 72.08% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 103 128 102
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 £25,425 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £59,600
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 27 February 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 30 (83.33%) QA
2 24 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (55.56%) Finance
4 19 (52.78%) Project Management
5 18 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 17 (47.22%) Regression Testing
6 17 (47.22%) Test Strategy
7 15 (41.67%) SoapUI
7 15 (41.67%) Web Services
8 11 (30.56%) Manual Testing
9 8 (22.22%) XML
10 6 (16.67%) SOAP
10 6 (16.67%) ISEB
10 6 (16.67%) Banking
10 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.89%) Retail
12 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
12 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 4 (11.11%) MS Office
12 4 (11.11%) Ranorex
13 3 (8.33%) Product Management
13 3 (8.33%) UML
13 3 (8.33%) Apache Flex
13 3 (8.33%) General Ledger
13 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (5.56%) Information Security
14 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
14 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (11.11%) Ranorex
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Analyst
1 30 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (2.78%) Junior
4 1 (2.78%) Developer
4 1 (2.78%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Web Services
2 8 (22.22%) XML
3 6 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (52.78%) Project Management
3 18 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 17 (47.22%) Regression Testing
4 17 (47.22%) Test Strategy
5 11 (30.56%) Manual Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Product Management
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) UML
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago