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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 12 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 15.00% 7.04% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.52% 8.62% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 5
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,800 £37,000
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
137 116 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 85.63% 81.69% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131 97 111
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £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 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (91.67%) QA
2 50 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 50 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 30 (50.00%) Web Services
3 30 (50.00%) XML
3 30 (50.00%) Project Management
4 28 (46.67%) Test Strategy
5 25 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 25 (41.67%) SOAP
6 24 (40.00%) Finance
7 16 (26.67%) .NET
8 14 (23.33%) VB.NET
9 10 (16.67%) SoapUI
10 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.67%) Manual Testing
13 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (6.67%) Automation Testing
13 4 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (6.67%) SQL
14 3 (5.00%) ISEB
15 2 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
15 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
15 2 (3.33%) SOA
15 2 (3.33%) XSLT
15 2 (3.33%) Line Management
15 2 (3.33%) Software Architecture
15 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
15 2 (3.33%) Data Mapping
16 1 (1.67%) Product Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Test Engineer
2 26 (43.33%) Analyst
3 24 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 15 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Junior
8 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.67%) Junior Tester
9 1 (1.67%) COBOL Programmer
9 1 (1.67%) Junior Data Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.67%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) Web Services
1 30 (50.00%) XML
2 25 (41.67%) SOAP
3 16 (26.67%) .NET
4 2 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) UNIX
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 50 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 30 (50.00%) Project Management
3 28 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 25 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Line Management
9 2 (3.33%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.33%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) SOA
9 2 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (1.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) VB.NET
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (91.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago