The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 82 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 115 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.03% 1.83% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 2.26% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 96 49 42
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3176 2254 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 83.71% 80.96% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 1807 1615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 83 (51.23%) ISEB
2 65 (40.12%) SQL
3 59 (36.42%) QA
4 53 (32.72%) Automation Testing
5 37 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 36 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 35 (21.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (19.14%) Java
9 30 (18.52%) Degree
10 28 (17.28%) .NET
10 28 (17.28%) Microsoft
11 26 (16.05%) MS Excel
12 25 (15.43%) Test Strategy
13 23 (14.20%) Test Automation
13 23 (14.20%) SQL Server
13 23 (14.20%) Selenium
14 22 (13.58%) System Testing
15 21 (12.96%) Manual Testing
15 21 (12.96%) Retail
15 21 (12.96%) Finance
16 19 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (11.11%) Project Planning
17 18 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
18 16 (9.88%) ISTQB
19 15 (9.26%) Scrum
19 15 (9.26%) MS Office
20 14 (8.64%) Banking
21 12 (7.41%) Oracle
22 11 (6.79%) Requirements Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (0.62%) WinCC
Applications
1 26 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.56%) DB2
3 4 (2.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (14.20%) Selenium
2 9 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 6 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.09%) JIRA
5 4 (2.47%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.62%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.62%) Flex Builder
General
1 21 (12.96%) Retail
1 21 (12.96%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.70%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (52.47%) Analyst
2 80 (49.38%) Test Analyst
3 45 (27.78%) Tester
4 22 (13.58%) Lead Test Analyst
5 20 (12.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 20 (12.35%) Automation Tester
5 20 (12.35%) Automation Analyst
6 16 (9.88%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (9.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (6.79%) Software Tester
8 9 (5.56%) Developer
8 9 (5.56%) Consultant
8 9 (5.56%) Test Consultant
8 9 (5.56%) Performance Test Consultant
8 9 (5.56%) Performance Consultant
9 8 (4.94%) Trainee
10 7 (4.32%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.70%) Manual Tester
12 5 (3.09%) Agile Test Analyst
12 5 (3.09%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.28%) .NET
2 6 (3.70%) HTML
3 4 (2.47%) XML
3 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.85%) HTML5
4 3 (1.85%) CSS
4 3 (1.85%) SOAP
4 3 (1.85%) Flash
4 3 (1.85%) Spring
5 1 (0.62%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.62%) EDI
5 1 (0.62%) Web Services
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.56%) EPoS
1 9 (5.56%) EFTPOS
2 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.62%) iSeries
4 1 (0.62%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.62%) SCADA
4 1 (0.62%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.09%) UNIX
2 5 (3.09%) Solaris
3 3 (1.85%) Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Windows
5 1 (0.62%) Android
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.72%) Automation Testing
2 37 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 36 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 35 (21.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (15.43%) Test Strategy
6 23 (14.20%) Test Automation
7 22 (13.58%) System Testing
8 21 (12.96%) Manual Testing
9 19 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 15 (9.26%) Scrum
12 11 (6.79%) Requirements Management
12 11 (6.79%) Agile Testing
13 10 (6.17%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (6.17%) Business Analysis
13 10 (6.17%) Test Management
13 10 (6.17%) Integration Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.56%) Load Testing
15 8 (4.94%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.12%) SQL
2 31 (19.14%) Java
3 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.47%) C#
5 3 (1.85%) ActionScript
5 3 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (51.23%) ISEB
2 30 (18.52%) Degree
3 16 (9.88%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (36.42%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.41%) Oracle
3 10 (6.17%) IBM
3 10 (6.17%) HP
4 2 (1.23%) Capita
4 2 (1.23%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.62%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe
5 1 (0.62%) Sony
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Pro Rate + A Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: £38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago