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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 90 106 122
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 100 77 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.97% 2.25% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 2.49% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 94 71 45
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
2974 3097 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.43% 90.32% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2466 2474 2146
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (40.00%) Selenium
3 74 (38.95%) ISEB
4 69 (36.32%) SQL
5 63 (33.16%) Scrum
5 63 (33.16%) QA
6 60 (31.58%) .NET
7 59 (31.05%) Software Testing
8 55 (28.95%) C#
9 54 (28.42%) Microsoft
10 53 (27.89%) ISTQB
11 50 (26.32%) SDLC
12 47 (24.74%) Java
13 44 (23.16%) Test Management
14 42 (22.11%) BDD
14 42 (22.11%) MS Excel
15 41 (21.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 39 (20.53%) Regression Testing
17 35 (18.42%) SoapUI
18 33 (17.37%) Finance
19 32 (16.84%) SQL Server
19 32 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
20 31 (16.32%) Automated Testing
21 30 (15.79%) Functional Testing
22 29 (15.26%) Automation Testing
22 29 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
23 28 (14.74%) TDD
24 26 (13.68%) Cucumber
24 26 (13.68%) Test Automation
25 25 (13.16%) Defect Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (5.79%) SAS
2 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (22.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.37%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.84%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.58%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.58%) DB2
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 76 (40.00%) Selenium
2 35 (18.42%) SoapUI
3 32 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (13.68%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.84%) WebDriver
6 11 (5.79%) JIRA
7 7 (3.68%) JMeter
8 6 (3.16%) SilkTest
9 5 (2.63%) JUnit
10 4 (2.11%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.58%) DbUnit
11 3 (1.58%) Firebug
11 3 (1.58%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.58%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (1.58%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.05%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.05%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (17.37%) Finance
2 13 (6.84%) Legal
3 6 (3.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (0.53%) Billing
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 106 (55.79%) Analyst
2 74 (38.95%) Test Analyst
3 57 (30.00%) Test Engineer
4 45 (23.68%) Tester
5 24 (12.63%) Automation Analyst
5 24 (12.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 24 (12.63%) QA Analyst
6 23 (12.11%) Systems Tester
7 21 (11.05%) QA Engineer
7 21 (11.05%) QA Tester
8 20 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
9 18 (9.47%) QA Test Engineer
9 18 (9.47%) Test Leader
10 14 (7.37%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 11 (5.79%) Systems Test Engineer
12 10 (5.26%) Solutions Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) Business Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (3.68%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (31.58%) .NET
2 21 (11.05%) SOAP
3 19 (10.00%) LAMP
4 18 (9.47%) Behat
4 18 (9.47%) XML
5 17 (8.95%) JSON
6 9 (4.74%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.63%) HTML
8 4 (2.11%) Web Services
9 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.58%) CSS
9 3 (1.58%) Middleware
9 3 (1.58%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.00%) RIA
3 12 (6.32%) Client/Server
4 10 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.21%) IVR
5 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.21%) Replication
6 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.58%) AS400
7 3 (1.58%) Chemistry
7 3 (1.58%) iSeries
7 3 (1.58%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.05%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.89%) Windows
2 6 (3.16%) Unix
3 5 (2.63%) Android
3 5 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.58%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.58%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.16%) Scrum
3 59 (31.05%) Software Testing
4 50 (26.32%) SDLC
5 44 (23.16%) Test Management
6 42 (22.11%) BDD
7 39 (20.53%) Regression Testing
8 31 (16.32%) Automated Testing
9 30 (15.79%) Functional Testing
10 29 (15.26%) Automation Testing
11 28 (14.74%) TDD
12 26 (13.68%) Test Automation
13 25 (13.16%) Defect Management
14 22 (11.58%) Manual Testing
15 20 (10.53%) Open Source
16 19 (10.00%) Test Strategy
16 19 (10.00%) Waterfall
17 17 (8.95%) System Testing
17 17 (8.95%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (8.42%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.32%) SQL
2 55 (28.95%) C#
3 47 (24.74%) Java
4 24 (12.63%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.11%) PHP
6 21 (11.05%) Ruby
7 19 (10.00%) C++
8 12 (6.32%) Python
9 8 (4.21%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.58%) C
12 2 (1.05%) VBScript
13 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (38.95%) ISEB
2 53 (27.89%) ISTQB
3 41 (21.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (7.89%) Degree
5 7 (3.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.63%) HND
6 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (33.16%) QA
2 7 (3.68%) HL7
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.53%) Oracle
3 14 (7.37%) HP
4 8 (4.21%) Capita
5 7 (3.68%) Telerik
6 2 (1.05%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) LexisNexis
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