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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 12 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 15.43% 9.68% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.29% 12.50% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 6
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 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,600 £36,250
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
140 96 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 80.00% 77.42% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 133 80 123
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £21,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (91.55%) QA
2 64 (90.14%) Regression Testing
3 60 (84.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (59.15%) Project Management
5 28 (39.44%) Web Services
5 28 (39.44%) XML
6 26 (36.62%) Test Strategy
7 25 (35.21%) Software Testing
8 22 (30.99%) SOAP
8 22 (30.99%) Finance
8 22 (30.99%) Automated Testing
9 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (26.76%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (22.54%) .NET
12 14 (19.72%) VB.NET
12 14 (19.72%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (9.86%) SoapUI
14 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
14 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
14 5 (7.04%) SQL
15 4 (5.63%) ISEB
16 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
16 2 (2.82%) GAP Analysis
16 2 (2.82%) SOA
16 2 (2.82%) XSLT
16 2 (2.82%) Data Mapping
16 2 (2.82%) Software Architecture
16 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
17 1 (1.41%) Product Management
17 1 (1.41%) UNIX

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.41%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (9.86%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (67.61%) Test Engineer
2 37 (52.11%) Analyst
3 35 (49.30%) Test Analyst
4 19 (26.76%) QA Analyst
5 15 (21.13%) Senior Test Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.82%) Junior
8 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.41%) Test Data Analyst
9 1 (1.41%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.41%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.41%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (1.41%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.41%) Programmer
9 1 (1.41%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) Web Services
1 28 (39.44%) XML
2 22 (30.99%) SOAP
3 16 (22.54%) .NET
4 2 (2.82%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) UNIX
1 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (90.14%) Regression Testing
2 60 (84.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 42 (59.15%) Project Management
4 26 (36.62%) Test Strategy
5 25 (35.21%) Software Testing
6 22 (30.99%) Automated Testing
7 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
9 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) SOA
9 2 (2.82%) Data Mapping
9 2 (2.82%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) VB.NET
2 5 (7.04%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (91.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (26.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago