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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 27 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.32% 12.03% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 14.63% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 40 6
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
167 287 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.27% 82.23% 79.50%
Number of salaries quoted 113 223 90
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £57,950
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 17 (60.71%) Project Management
2 14 (50.00%) QA
3 13 (46.43%) Banking
3 13 (46.43%) Retail
4 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
5 10 (35.71%) Information Security
5 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (35.71%) CISA
5 10 (35.71%) CISSP
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 10 (35.71%) Cyber Security
6 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (21.43%) ISEB
9 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Apache Flex
10 3 (10.71%) General Ledger
10 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.71%) UML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (46.43%) Banking
1 13 (46.43%) Retail
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
1 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Project Management
2 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Information Security
3 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Cyber Security
4 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) UML
9 1 (3.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) COBOL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CISA
1 10 (35.71%) CISSP
2 6 (21.43%) ISEB
3 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £56140 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago