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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 113 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 81 72 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 1.93% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.23% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 63 68 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £28,550 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £43,450 £42,300
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3232 3222 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.48% 86.20% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2553 2447 1763
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 88 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (48.95%) SDLC
3 66 (46.15%) SQL
4 59 (41.26%) ISEB
5 46 (32.17%) QA
6 42 (29.37%) Java
7 40 (27.97%) Regression Testing
8 39 (27.27%) Software Testing
9 37 (25.87%) C#
9 37 (25.87%) Test Automation
10 36 (25.17%) Scrum
11 33 (23.08%) .NET
12 31 (21.68%) Finance
12 31 (21.68%) ISTQB
13 30 (20.98%) Selenium
13 30 (20.98%) Test Strategy
14 28 (19.58%) Automated Testing
15 26 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (17.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 25 (17.48%) Test Management
17 24 (16.78%) UNIX
18 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
18 22 (15.38%) Project Management
19 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
19 21 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (14.69%) Windows
19 21 (14.69%) Integration Testing
19 21 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
20 20 (13.99%) BDD
20 20 (13.99%) Mentoring

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.40%) Liferay
2 2 (1.40%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (13.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.50%) Big Data
2 5 (3.50%) MySQL
3 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (20.98%) Selenium
2 21 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.39%) Cucumber
4 10 (6.99%) HP UFT
5 7 (4.90%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.20%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.50%) Behat
8 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.10%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.10%) JIRA
10 2 (1.40%) Hudson
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.70%) Firebug
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.70%) JMeter
11 1 (0.70%) JUnit
11 1 (0.70%) Facilita Forecast
11 1 (0.70%) LoadUI
General
1 31 (21.68%) Finance
2 20 (13.99%) Legal
3 8 (5.59%) Retail
4 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.50%) Games
5 4 (2.80%) Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 47 (32.87%) Test Engineer
2 39 (27.27%) Tester
3 37 (25.87%) Analyst
4 28 (19.58%) Test Analyst
5 22 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 21 (14.69%) Software Test Engineer
7 20 (13.99%) Systems Tester
8 16 (11.19%) Software Tester
8 16 (11.19%) Consultant
9 12 (8.39%) Functional Consultant
9 12 (8.39%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 11 (7.69%) Developer
11 9 (6.29%) QA Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) QA Tester
12 8 (5.59%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) Test Automation Engineer
13 7 (4.90%) Software Developer
14 5 (3.50%) QA Test Analyst
14 5 (3.50%) Functional Test Engineer
14 5 (3.50%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.08%) .NET
2 10 (6.99%) XML
3 8 (5.59%) LAMP
4 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.20%) JSON
6 5 (3.50%) HTML
6 5 (3.50%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.10%) CSS
8 3 (2.10%) SOAP
9 2 (1.40%) Spring
9 2 (1.40%) REST
9 2 (1.40%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.70%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.59%) RIA
4 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.80%) NHS
5 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.40%) Online Games
8 1 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.78%) UNIX
2 21 (14.69%) Windows
3 10 (6.99%) Android
3 10 (6.99%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (48.95%) SDLC
3 40 (27.97%) Regression Testing
4 39 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 37 (25.87%) Test Automation
6 36 (25.17%) Scrum
7 30 (20.98%) Test Strategy
8 28 (19.58%) Automated Testing
9 25 (17.48%) Test Management
10 22 (15.38%) Project Management
11 21 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (14.69%) Integration Testing
12 20 (13.99%) BDD
12 20 (13.99%) Mentoring
13 19 (13.29%) Compatibility Testing
13 19 (13.29%) ERP
13 19 (13.29%) System Integration Testing
14 18 (12.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (12.59%) TDD
14 18 (12.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.15%) SQL
2 42 (29.37%) Java
3 37 (25.87%) C#
4 17 (11.89%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.69%) Python
6 10 (6.99%) PHP
7 8 (5.59%) C++
7 8 (5.59%) Ruby
8 5 (3.50%) VBScript
9 3 (2.10%) C
10 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (41.26%) ISEB
2 31 (21.68%) ISTQB
3 25 (17.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.20%) Degree
5 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (32.17%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.50%) Telerik
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle
4 2 (1.40%) HP
5 1 (0.70%) Citrix
5 1 (0.70%) Capita
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £650,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience, plus bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago