The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hull region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 12 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 11.70% 3.85% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.71% 8.00% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Average salary £27,000 £22,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.82%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 74.47% 48.08% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 19 27
Average salary £27,000 £26,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,200 £33,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
East Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Hull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Hull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Hull

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Hull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Hull region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Hull

Test Scripting
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hull

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hull 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 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) Software Testing
2 12 (75.00%) QA
3 10 (62.50%) Web Development
4 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
6 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Apple
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hull 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Software Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Web Development
3 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Apple