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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 19 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.25% 10.23% 8.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.95% 13.43% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 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
190 134 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 92.23% 76.14% 70.98%
Number of salaries quoted 167 109 137
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,950 £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 28 November 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 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 40 (90.91%) QA
2 37 (84.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 33 (75.00%) Regression Testing
4 25 (56.82%) Web Services
4 25 (56.82%) XML
4 25 (56.82%) Test Strategy
5 23 (52.27%) Project Management
6 22 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 20 (45.45%) Finance
8 18 (40.91%) SOAP
9 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
10 11 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 6 (13.64%) SQL
12 5 (11.36%) MS Office
12 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
13 4 (9.09%) Ranorex
13 4 (9.09%) Product Management
13 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
13 4 (9.09%) .NET
14 3 (6.82%) ISEB
14 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
15 2 (4.55%) Data Mapping
15 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
15 2 (4.55%) XSLT
15 2 (4.55%) SOA
15 2 (4.55%) Software Architecture
15 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
15 2 (4.55%) Line Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.09%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Analyst
2 31 (70.45%) Test Analyst
3 14 (31.82%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (31.82%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Junior
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Junior Data Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Test Data Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) Web Services
1 25 (56.82%) XML
2 18 (40.91%) SOAP
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 25 (56.82%) Test Strategy
4 23 (52.27%) Project Management
5 22 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 11 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Product Management
9 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.55%) SOA
10 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Software Architecture
10 2 (4.55%) Data Mapping
10 2 (4.55%) Line Management
11 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (90.91%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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