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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 112 92 80
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 67 98 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.00% 2.71% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.11% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 56 88 46
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,413 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,690 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.94%
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
2971 3153 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.66% 87.10% 84.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2312 2487 1646
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 91 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (46.43%) SQL
3 76 (45.24%) ISEB
4 73 (43.45%) SDLC
5 58 (34.52%) Test Automation
6 53 (31.55%) QA
7 52 (30.95%) Software Testing
8 49 (29.17%) Regression Testing
9 45 (26.79%) .NET
10 43 (25.60%) C#
11 41 (24.40%) ISTQB
12 40 (23.81%) Automated Testing
13 38 (22.62%) Java
13 38 (22.62%) Test Strategy
14 35 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 33 (19.64%) Finance
16 31 (18.45%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (17.26%) Selenium
18 26 (15.48%) TDD
18 26 (15.48%) UNIX
18 26 (15.48%) Compatibility Testing
18 26 (15.48%) Integration Testing
18 26 (15.48%) Manual Testing
19 24 (14.29%) Test Management
20 23 (13.69%) Microsoft
21 22 (13.10%) Project Management
21 22 (13.10%) Scrum
21 22 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
23 19 (11.31%) MS Excel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) Big Data
3 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) Impala
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 29 (17.26%) Selenium
2 20 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.74%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.95%) HP UFT
5 7 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.79%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.79%) JMeter
7 3 (1.79%) JIRA
8 2 (1.19%) Behat
8 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.60%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (0.60%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.60%) JUnit
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.60%) Firebug
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (19.64%) Finance
2 17 (10.12%) Legal
3 7 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (36.90%) Analyst
2 55 (32.74%) Test Analyst
3 41 (24.40%) Tester
4 27 (16.07%) Test Engineer
5 21 (12.50%) Developer
6 20 (11.90%) Software Tester
7 17 (10.12%) Software Engineer
7 17 (10.12%) Systems Tester
8 16 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
9 14 (8.33%) Consultant
10 10 (5.95%) Functional Consultant
10 10 (5.95%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 9 (5.36%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (4.17%) Software Developer
13 7 (4.17%) QA Analyst
14 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Developer
14 5 (2.98%) Functional Test Analyst
14 5 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.79%) .NET
2 17 (10.12%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.57%) HTML
6 5 (2.98%) jQuery
7 4 (2.38%) LAMP
8 2 (1.19%) XML
8 2 (1.19%) JSON
9 1 (0.60%) DOM
9 1 (0.60%) CSS
9 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.55%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.38%) RIA
4 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.19%) Online Games
5 2 (1.19%) NHS
5 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.48%) UNIX
2 6 (3.57%) Windows
3 3 (1.79%) Android
3 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (43.45%) SDLC
3 58 (34.52%) Test Automation
4 52 (30.95%) Software Testing
5 49 (29.17%) Regression Testing
6 40 (23.81%) Automated Testing
7 38 (22.62%) Test Strategy
8 31 (18.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (15.48%) TDD
9 26 (15.48%) Manual Testing
9 26 (15.48%) Compatibility Testing
9 26 (15.48%) Integration Testing
10 24 (14.29%) Test Management
11 22 (13.10%) Scrum
11 22 (13.10%) Project Management
12 18 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 17 (10.12%) Workflow
14 15 (8.93%) Migration
14 15 (8.93%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (46.43%) SQL
2 43 (25.60%) C#
3 38 (22.62%) Java
4 10 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.98%) PHP
5 5 (2.98%) C++
5 5 (2.98%) Ruby
6 4 (2.38%) Python
6 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.79%) C
8 1 (0.60%) Scala
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.60%) VBScript
8 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (45.24%) ISEB
2 41 (24.40%) ISTQB
3 35 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (1.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (31.55%) QA
2 6 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.57%) Oracle
3 4 (2.38%) Laserfiche
3 4 (2.38%) HP
3 4 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (0.60%) Telerik
4 1 (0.60%) Capita
4 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
Health Gateway
Salary: Up to £25,000pa dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
Health Gateway
Salary: Up to £25,000pa dependent on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago