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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 19 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 48 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.20% 12.57% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 15.38% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 46 4
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.92%
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
150 312 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 92.02% 81.68% 78.31%
Number of salaries quoted 89 239 94
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,650 £60,990
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 21 (67.74%) Project Management
2 17 (54.84%) QA
3 16 (51.61%) Automated Testing
4 14 (45.16%) Banking
5 13 (41.94%) Retail
6 12 (38.71%) Finance
7 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
7 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
8 10 (32.26%) CISSP
8 10 (32.26%) SoapUI
8 10 (32.26%) Cyber Security
8 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
8 10 (32.26%) CISA
8 10 (32.26%) Web Services
8 10 (32.26%) ITIL
8 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
8 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (32.26%) Information Security
9 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
10 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
10 6 (19.35%) ISEB
11 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
11 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Ranorex
12 3 (9.68%) Product Management
12 3 (9.68%) Apache Flex
12 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (9.68%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.90%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 14 (45.16%) Banking
2 13 (41.94%) Retail
3 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 3 (9.68%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
1 17 (54.84%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Junior
4 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Project Management
2 16 (51.61%) Automated Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
3 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
4 10 (32.26%) Cyber Security
4 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
4 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (32.26%) Information Security
4 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
4 10 (32.26%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Product Management
8 3 (9.68%) UML
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
1 10 (32.26%) CISA
2 6 (19.35%) ISEB
3 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft