The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 8 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 58 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 15.80% 7.69% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.86% 10.66% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 56 4 11
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
278 122 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 75.75% 72.19% 72.28%
Number of salaries quoted 216 86 131
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Scripting
West Yorkshire

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 15 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 85 (88.54%) QA
2 81 (84.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 59 (61.46%) Regression Testing
4 54 (56.25%) Software Testing
5 50 (52.08%) Project Management
6 43 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (44.79%) HP Quality Center
7 31 (32.29%) QuickTest Pro
8 29 (30.21%) Test Strategy
9 23 (23.96%) Finance
10 17 (17.71%) .NET
11 13 (13.54%) Manual Testing
12 8 (8.33%) MS Office
12 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 7 (7.29%) Ranorex
14 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (6.25%) Web Services
14 6 (6.25%) XML
15 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
15 5 (5.21%) C#
15 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
15 5 (5.21%) MVC
15 5 (5.21%) Automated Testing
16 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
16 4 (4.17%) Oracle
16 4 (4.17%) SOAP
17 3 (3.13%) ISEB
17 3 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
17 3 (3.13%) Automation Testing
18 2 (2.08%) SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 8 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (32.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (7.29%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (59.38%) Analyst
2 50 (52.08%) Test Engineer
2 50 (52.08%) Test Analyst
3 42 (43.75%) QA Analyst
4 23 (23.96%) Test Manager
5 8 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
5 8 (8.33%) Senior Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 6 (6.25%) Tester
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) QA Tester
11 1 (1.04%) Programmer
11 1 (1.04%) Systems Analyst
11 1 (1.04%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.04%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) .NET
2 6 (6.25%) Web Services
2 6 (6.25%) XML
3 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (1.04%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.04%) UNIX
1 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (84.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 59 (61.46%) Regression Testing
3 54 (56.25%) Software Testing
4 50 (52.08%) Project Management
5 43 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (30.21%) Test Strategy
7 13 (13.54%) Manual Testing
8 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.21%) MVC
9 5 (5.21%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Automation Testing
11 1 (1.04%) Workflow
11 1 (1.04%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.04%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) C#
2 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.08%) SQL
4 1 (1.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (88.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 43 (44.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago