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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 13 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.01% 4.26% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.23% 5.41% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
130 111 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 88.44% 78.72% 73.71%
Number of salaries quoted 123 90 116
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -9.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (91.07%) QA
2 47 (83.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 45 (80.36%) Regression Testing
4 29 (51.79%) Web Services
4 29 (51.79%) XML
5 28 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 26 (46.43%) Project Management
7 25 (44.64%) Finance
7 25 (44.64%) Automated Testing
8 24 (42.86%) SOAP
9 14 (25.00%) .NET
10 13 (23.21%) VB.NET
11 11 (19.64%) SoapUI
12 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
13 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
13 4 (7.14%) Automation Testing
13 4 (7.14%) SQL
14 3 (5.36%) ISEB
14 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
15 2 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
15 2 (3.57%) MS Office
15 2 (3.57%) XSLT
15 2 (3.57%) SOA
15 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
15 2 (3.57%) Line Management
15 2 (3.57%) Software Architecture
15 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
15 2 (3.57%) Data Mapping
15 2 (3.57%) Product Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.79%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Test Engineer
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
2 24 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Test Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Tester
5 2 (3.57%) Junior
5 2 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.79%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) QA Tester
6 1 (1.79%) Junior Tester
6 1 (1.79%) COBOL Programmer
6 1 (1.79%) Programmer
6 1 (1.79%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) Web Services
1 29 (51.79%) XML
2 24 (42.86%) SOAP
3 14 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) UNIX
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) User Acceptance Testing
2 45 (80.36%) Regression Testing
3 28 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 26 (46.43%) Project Management
5 25 (44.64%) Automated Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) SOA
9 2 (3.57%) Line Management
9 2 (3.57%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.57%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) VB.NET
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (91.07%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
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