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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 113 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 67 69 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.87% 2.20% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.62% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 51
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,650 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £65,000
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
3133 2631 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.32% 83.95% 81.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2075 1972
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 November 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 88 (63.77%) ISEB
2 66 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (31.16%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (28.26%) QA
5 34 (24.64%) Functional Testing
6 33 (23.91%) Finance
7 31 (22.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 30 (21.74%) SQL
8 30 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 30 (21.74%) Automation Testing
9 25 (18.12%) ISTQB
10 24 (17.39%) Scrum
10 24 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 23 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 22 (15.94%) Software Testing
13 21 (15.22%) .NET
14 19 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (12.32%) Manual Testing
15 17 (12.32%) MS Excel
16 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
16 16 (11.59%) Test Management
17 11 (7.97%) Selenium
17 11 (7.97%) Project Planning
17 11 (7.97%) Business Analysis
17 11 (7.97%) Integration Acceptance Testing
17 11 (7.97%) Oracle
17 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (7.97%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) Lync
2 1 (0.72%) WinCC
Applications
1 17 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.90%) MySQL
4 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Selenium
1 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.17%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.17%) JMeter
5 3 (2.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.72%) Flex Builder
6 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.72%) Maven
6 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.72%) MSTest
6 1 (0.72%) JBehave
6 1 (0.72%) Ant
6 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 33 (23.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (0.72%) Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.72%) Legal
3 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (55.80%) Analyst
2 67 (48.55%) Test Analyst
3 26 (18.84%) Senior Analyst
4 25 (18.12%) Senior Test Analyst
5 20 (14.49%) Test Consultant
5 20 (14.49%) Consultant
6 19 (13.77%) Senior Consultant
6 19 (13.77%) Test Manager
6 19 (13.77%) Senior Test Consultant
7 11 (7.97%) Tester
8 10 (7.25%) Test Leader
9 7 (5.07%) Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Software Tester
10 6 (4.35%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 3 (2.17%) Functional Test Analyst
12 3 (2.17%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) .NET
2 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.62%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.62%) XML
5 3 (2.17%) SOAP
6 1 (0.72%) Flash
6 1 (0.72%) EDI
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.72%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.72%) HTML5
6 1 (0.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.17%) Open Source
3 3 (2.17%) User Experience
3 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.72%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.72%) Video Editing
4 1 (0.72%) SCADA
4 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.45%) UNIX
3 1 (0.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.64%) Functional Testing
3 31 (22.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (21.74%) Regression Testing
4 30 (21.74%) Automation Testing
4 30 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 24 (17.39%) Scrum
6 23 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 22 (15.94%) Software Testing
8 19 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (12.32%) Manual Testing
10 16 (11.59%) Test Management
11 11 (7.97%) Project Planning
11 11 (7.97%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 11 (7.97%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.97%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (7.97%) Line Management
12 10 (7.25%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.80%) TDD
13 8 (5.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.74%) SQL
2 9 (6.52%) C#
3 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
3 4 (2.90%) C
4 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.72%) PHP
5 1 (0.72%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (63.77%) ISEB
2 25 (18.12%) ISTQB
3 24 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (6.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (6.52%) Degree
5 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (28.26%) QA
2 5 (3.62%) SLA
3 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.17%) HL7
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle
3 5 (3.62%) HP
4 1 (0.72%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe
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