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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 37 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.12% 8.87% 22.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 11.11% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 39
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
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
162 162 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.50% 79.80% 70.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121 125 107
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £25,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) UML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft