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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 115 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 42 72 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.53% 2.05% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.25% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 71
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £41,375
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
2481 3195 3211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.45% 91.00% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2083 2480 2517
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,438
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 51 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.98%) Finance
3 45 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 45 (39.47%) SQL
4 44 (38.60%) ISTQB
4 44 (38.60%) SDLC
5 43 (37.72%) Selenium
6 41 (35.96%) Scrum
7 37 (32.46%) .NET
8 34 (29.82%) QA
8 34 (29.82%) Test Strategy
9 30 (26.32%) SoapUI
9 30 (26.32%) ISEB
10 29 (25.44%) MS Excel
10 29 (25.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 28 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (23.68%) C#
12 27 (23.68%) Regression Testing
12 27 (23.68%) Software Testing
13 26 (22.81%) Automated Testing
14 24 (21.05%) Test Automation
14 24 (21.05%) Test Management
15 22 (19.30%) Manual Testing
15 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
16 21 (18.42%) Automation Testing
17 18 (15.79%) System Testing
17 18 (15.79%) RAD
18 17 (14.91%) BDD
19 16 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) CMS
1 1 (0.88%) Drupal
1 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (25.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) SAP BPC
1 4 (3.51%) SAP SCM
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) GitHub
1 1 (0.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.51%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.63%) MySQL
6 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (37.72%) Selenium
2 30 (26.32%) SoapUI
3 28 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.77%) WebDriver
5 9 (7.89%) JIRA
6 8 (7.02%) JMeter
7 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.39%) LoadRunner
7 5 (4.39%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.63%) Gerrit
9 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.63%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.63%) JUnit
9 3 (2.63%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.75%) Gatling
10 2 (1.75%) SilkTest
10 2 (1.75%) Toad
10 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (42.98%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (58.77%) Analyst
2 50 (43.86%) Test Analyst
3 30 (26.32%) Tester
4 25 (21.93%) Systems Tester
4 25 (21.93%) Test Engineer
5 20 (17.54%) Test Leader
6 15 (13.16%) QA Analyst
6 15 (13.16%) QA Engineer
6 15 (13.16%) QA Test Analyst
6 15 (13.16%) QA Test Engineer
6 15 (13.16%) QA Tester
7 14 (12.28%) Automation Test Lead
8 13 (11.40%) Systems Analyst
9 12 (10.53%) Systems Test Engineer
10 11 (9.65%) Automation Test Analyst
10 11 (9.65%) Systems Test Analyst
11 10 (8.77%) Software Analyst
12 9 (7.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 8 (7.02%) Financial Analyst
13 8 (7.02%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.46%) .NET
2 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.51%) LAMP
4 3 (2.63%) HTML
5 2 (1.75%) Node.js
5 2 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.75%) XML
6 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.88%) JSF
6 1 (0.88%) JSP
6 1 (0.88%) SOAP
6 1 (0.88%) Web Services
6 1 (0.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
1 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.51%) Data Conversion
1 4 (3.51%) FMCG
2 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.60%) SDLC
3 41 (35.96%) Scrum
4 34 (29.82%) Test Strategy
5 27 (23.68%) Regression Testing
5 27 (23.68%) Software Testing
6 26 (22.81%) Automated Testing
7 24 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 24 (21.05%) Test Management
8 22 (19.30%) Manual Testing
9 21 (18.42%) Automation Testing
10 18 (15.79%) RAD
10 18 (15.79%) System Testing
11 17 (14.91%) BDD
12 16 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
14 14 (12.28%) Risk Analysis
15 13 (11.40%) Defect Management
15 13 (11.40%) Functional Testing
15 13 (11.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.47%) SQL
2 27 (23.68%) C#
3 11 (9.65%) Java
4 7 (6.14%) Ruby
5 4 (3.51%) ABAP
5 4 (3.51%) PHP
5 4 (3.51%) Python
6 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) ISTQB
2 30 (26.32%) ISEB
3 29 (25.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (29.82%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 45 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.51%) HP
2 4 (3.51%) SAP
3 2 (1.75%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle
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