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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 22 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.20% 15.43% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 18.88% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 10
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -7.14%
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
148 143 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 85.55% 81.71% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 113 135 84
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,625 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) QA
2 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
4 8 (42.11%) Information Security
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
4 8 (42.11%) Retail
4 8 (42.11%) CISSP
4 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 8 (42.11%) CISA
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
5 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 2 (10.53%) SOAP
8 2 (10.53%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) Selenium
8 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
9 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.26%) Product Management
9 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 1 (5.26%) BDD
9 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Junior
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
3 8 (42.11%) Information Security
3 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
4 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Product Management
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CISSP
1 8 (42.11%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft