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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 73 50 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.11% 1.54% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.85% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 68 45 55
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
3069 2696 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.80% 82.85% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2447 2075 2078
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £62,500
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 30 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 94 (67.63%) ISEB
2 69 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (34.53%) SQL
4 45 (32.37%) Finance
5 41 (29.50%) .NET
6 39 (28.06%) ISTQB
7 38 (27.34%) Test Strategy
7 38 (27.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 37 (26.62%) Functional Testing
8 37 (26.62%) Automated Testing
8 37 (26.62%) Regression Testing
9 36 (25.90%) QA
10 34 (24.46%) Software Testing
10 34 (24.46%) Microsoft
10 34 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (22.30%) Test Automation
12 30 (21.58%) Scrum
13 25 (17.99%) Manual Testing
14 23 (16.55%) Test Management
15 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
16 18 (12.95%) Automation Testing
17 16 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (11.51%) Service Delivery
17 16 (11.51%) Compatibility Testing
17 16 (11.51%) System Testing
18 15 (10.79%) C#
19 14 (10.07%) Project Management
19 14 (10.07%) Selenium
20 13 (9.35%) UNIX
21 12 (8.63%) Unit Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) IIS
2 1 (0.72%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.07%) Selenium
3 6 (4.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.88%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.88%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.16%) JMeter
7 2 (1.44%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.72%) JUnit
8 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (32.37%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Banking
4 2 (1.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (58.27%) Analyst
2 75 (53.96%) Test Analyst
3 21 (15.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 21 (15.11%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (10.79%) Test Consultant
4 15 (10.79%) Senior Consultant
4 15 (10.79%) Consultant
4 15 (10.79%) Tester
4 15 (10.79%) Senior Test Consultant
5 12 (8.63%) Test Manager
5 12 (8.63%) Functional Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Functional Test Analyst
6 11 (7.91%) Test Leader
7 10 (7.19%) Systems Tester
8 7 (5.04%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.50%) .NET
2 11 (7.91%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.44%) SOAP
4 2 (1.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.88%) User Experience
5 3 (2.16%) Open Source
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.35%) UNIX
2 1 (0.72%) Windows
2 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.34%) Test Strategy
3 37 (26.62%) Functional Testing
3 37 (26.62%) Automated Testing
3 37 (26.62%) Regression Testing
4 34 (24.46%) Software Testing
5 31 (22.30%) Test Automation
6 30 (21.58%) Scrum
7 25 (17.99%) Manual Testing
8 23 (16.55%) Test Management
9 18 (12.95%) Automation Testing
10 16 (11.51%) Service Delivery
10 16 (11.51%) Compatibility Testing
10 16 (11.51%) System Testing
11 14 (10.07%) Project Management
12 12 (8.63%) Unit Testing
12 12 (8.63%) Integration Testing
13 11 (7.91%) Business Analysis
13 11 (7.91%) Project Planning
13 11 (7.91%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.53%) SQL
2 15 (10.79%) C#
3 4 (2.88%) Java
3 4 (2.88%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.16%) C
Qualifications
1 94 (67.63%) ISEB
2 39 (28.06%) ISTQB
3 38 (27.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (7.19%) Degree
5 9 (6.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (25.90%) QA
2 10 (7.19%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.44%) HL7
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle
3 4 (2.88%) Laserfiche
3 4 (2.88%) HP
4 1 (0.72%) Citrix
4 1 (0.72%) LexisNexis
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