The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 106 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 72 81 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.06% 2.20% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.54% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 60 73 49
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,200 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3129 3188 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.66% 86.70% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2498 1667
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Leeds

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 93 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (47.13%) SDLC
3 68 (43.31%) SQL
4 62 (39.49%) ISEB
5 53 (33.76%) QA
6 51 (32.48%) Test Automation
7 46 (29.30%) Regression Testing
8 44 (28.03%) Software Testing
9 42 (26.75%) Java
10 40 (25.48%) C#
11 39 (24.84%) Automated Testing
12 36 (22.93%) .NET
13 35 (22.29%) Test Strategy
14 34 (21.66%) ISTQB
15 32 (20.38%) Selenium
16 30 (19.11%) Finance
16 30 (19.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (17.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 27 (17.20%) Scrum
19 26 (16.56%) TDD
20 24 (15.29%) UNIX
20 24 (15.29%) Compatibility Testing
20 24 (15.29%) Integration Testing
21 23 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
22 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
22 22 (14.01%) Team Foundation Server
23 21 (13.38%) Project Management
24 20 (12.74%) Test Management
25 19 (12.10%) Mentoring

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) Liferay
2 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (10.83%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.82%) Big Data
3 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.55%) MySQL
5 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.64%) Impala
Development Applications
1 32 (20.38%) Selenium
2 22 (14.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.28%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.01%) HP UFT
5 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.18%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.55%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.91%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.91%) JMeter
7 3 (1.91%) JIRA
8 2 (1.27%) Behat
9 1 (0.64%) Hudson
9 1 (0.64%) JUnit
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.64%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.64%) Firebug
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.64%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 30 (19.11%) Finance
2 18 (11.46%) Legal
3 8 (5.10%) Retail
4 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.55%) Games
5 4 (2.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (31.21%) Analyst
2 44 (28.03%) Test Analyst
3 42 (26.75%) Tester
4 36 (22.93%) Test Engineer
5 20 (12.74%) Software Tester
6 19 (12.10%) Software Engineer
6 19 (12.10%) Developer
6 19 (12.10%) Systems Tester
7 18 (11.46%) Software Test Engineer
8 14 (8.92%) Consultant
9 10 (6.37%) Functional Consultant
9 10 (6.37%) QA Analyst
9 10 (6.37%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 8 (5.10%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) QA Tester
11 7 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.93%) .NET
2 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.73%) HTML
4 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.18%) jQuery
5 5 (3.18%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.18%) XML
6 4 (2.55%) LAMP
7 3 (1.91%) CSS
8 2 (1.27%) SOAP
8 2 (1.27%) Spring
8 2 (1.27%) JSON
8 2 (1.27%) REST
9 1 (0.64%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.64%) DOM
9 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.37%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.55%) NHS
3 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.55%) RIA
4 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) Online Games
6 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.29%) UNIX
2 12 (7.64%) Windows
3 6 (3.82%) Android
3 6 (3.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (47.13%) SDLC
3 51 (32.48%) Test Automation
4 46 (29.30%) Regression Testing
5 44 (28.03%) Software Testing
6 39 (24.84%) Automated Testing
7 35 (22.29%) Test Strategy
8 30 (19.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (17.20%) Scrum
10 26 (16.56%) TDD
11 24 (15.29%) Compatibility Testing
11 24 (15.29%) Integration Testing
12 21 (13.38%) Project Management
13 20 (12.74%) Test Management
14 19 (12.10%) Mentoring
14 19 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (11.46%) Workflow
16 17 (10.83%) ERP
16 17 (10.83%) Manual Testing
17 16 (10.19%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.31%) SQL
2 42 (26.75%) Java
3 40 (25.48%) C#
4 15 (9.55%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.46%) Python
6 6 (3.82%) PHP
7 5 (3.18%) C++
7 5 (3.18%) Ruby
8 3 (1.91%) C
8 3 (1.91%) VBScript
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) Scala
9 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (39.49%) ISEB
2 34 (21.66%) ISTQB
3 28 (17.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.82%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (33.76%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.91%) HP
2 3 (1.91%) Citrix
2 3 (1.91%) Telerik
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle
4 1 (0.64%) Capita
4 1 (0.64%) Cloudera
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Highly Competitive plus excellent benefits including free Sky package
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
ASDA
Salary: Competative
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience, plus bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Highly Competitive plus excellent benefits including free Sky package
Posted: 27 days ago