The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 74 105
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 81 74 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.20% 2.87% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 3.43% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 73 49 40
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £17,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £42,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3105 2159 2063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.51% 83.65% 80.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2424 1613 1701
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
West Yorkshire

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 31 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 100 (51.28%) ISEB
2 76 (38.97%) SQL
3 66 (33.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 65 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 58 (29.74%) QA
6 45 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
8 35 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (16.92%) Software Testing
10 31 (15.90%) Automated Testing
11 28 (14.36%) Degree
12 22 (11.28%) Finance
12 22 (11.28%) .NET
12 22 (11.28%) Selenium
13 21 (10.77%) Test Strategy
13 21 (10.77%) Retail
14 20 (10.26%) Microsoft
15 19 (9.74%) Oracle
15 19 (9.74%) Project Planning
16 18 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 18 (9.23%) HP Quality Center
17 17 (8.72%) Manual Testing
17 17 (8.72%) System Testing
17 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
17 17 (8.72%) Java
18 16 (8.21%) Test Automation
19 15 (7.69%) HP
19 15 (7.69%) SLA
20 14 (7.18%) Scrum
20 14 (7.18%) ITIL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (1.03%) WinCC
2 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) ATM
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.62%) DB2
3 4 (2.05%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (11.28%) Selenium
2 11 (5.64%) LoadRunner
3 8 (4.10%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.59%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.54%) Ant
6 3 (1.54%) Maven
6 3 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.54%) JBehave
7 2 (1.03%) Flex Builder
8 1 (0.51%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.51%) MSTest
General
1 22 (11.28%) Finance
2 21 (10.77%) Retail
3 10 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.62%) Retail Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Advertising
5 3 (1.54%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 112 (57.44%) Analyst
2 90 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 37 (18.97%) Tester
4 21 (10.77%) Lead Test Analyst
5 19 (9.74%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.74%) Automation Test Analyst
5 19 (9.74%) Automation Analyst
6 17 (8.72%) Automation Tester
6 17 (8.72%) Test Consultant
6 17 (8.72%) Consultant
7 15 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (7.18%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (6.15%) Software Tester
10 10 (5.13%) Test Manager
11 9 (4.62%) Performance Test Consultant
11 9 (4.62%) Performance Consultant
12 8 (4.10%) Developer
12 8 (4.10%) Trainee
13 7 (3.59%) Agile Test Analyst
14 5 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.28%) .NET
2 6 (3.08%) XML
3 5 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.56%) SOAP
4 3 (1.54%) Flash
4 3 (1.54%) HTML
4 3 (1.54%) HTML5
4 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.03%) SAP PI
5 2 (1.03%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.03%) EDI
6 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.62%) EPoS
1 9 (4.62%) EFTPOS
2 3 (1.54%) iSeries
3 2 (1.03%) SCADA
3 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.03%) NHS
4 1 (0.51%) IVR
4 1 (0.51%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.51%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.59%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.05%) Windows
3 3 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 65 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 45 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (16.92%) Software Testing
6 31 (15.90%) Automated Testing
7 21 (10.77%) Test Strategy
8 19 (9.74%) Project Planning
9 17 (8.72%) Manual Testing
9 17 (8.72%) System Testing
10 16 (8.21%) Test Automation
11 14 (7.18%) Scrum
11 14 (7.18%) ITIL
11 14 (7.18%) Data Entry
11 14 (7.18%) Functional Testing
12 11 (5.64%) Business Analysis
12 11 (5.64%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.64%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (5.64%) Test Management
13 10 (5.13%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (38.97%) SQL
2 17 (8.72%) Java
3 6 (3.08%) C#
4 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.54%) PHP
5 3 (1.54%) ActionScript
5 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.51%) C
6 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 100 (51.28%) ISEB
2 28 (14.36%) Degree
3 18 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (7.18%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (29.74%) QA
2 15 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) HL7
Systems Management
1 18 (9.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 20 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.74%) Oracle
3 15 (7.69%) HP
4 12 (6.15%) IBM
5 3 (1.54%) Capita
6 2 (1.03%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.03%) Adobe
6 2 (1.03%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) Sony
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