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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 100 84 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 65 110 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.99% 2.97% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 3.41% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56 97 46
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,800 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
2849 3229 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.21% 87.22% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2611 1733
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 83 (54.25%) ISEB
2 81 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (47.71%) SQL
4 66 (43.14%) SDLC
5 58 (37.91%) Test Automation
6 53 (34.64%) Software Testing
7 45 (29.41%) Regression Testing
8 44 (28.76%) Automated Testing
8 44 (28.76%) .NET
8 44 (28.76%) QA
9 42 (27.45%) ISTQB
10 41 (26.80%) C#
11 38 (24.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 37 (24.18%) Test Strategy
13 32 (20.92%) Java
14 31 (20.26%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (18.95%) Manual Testing
16 28 (18.30%) UNIX
17 27 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
18 26 (16.99%) Integration Testing
18 26 (16.99%) Selenium
18 26 (16.99%) Finance
19 20 (13.07%) TDD
20 19 (12.42%) Service Delivery
20 19 (12.42%) ASP.NET
21 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
22 17 (11.11%) Test Management
22 17 (11.11%) Functional Testing
23 15 (9.80%) Unit Testing
24 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (5.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.84%) MS Office
2 11 (7.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) Big Data
3 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.96%) MySQL
3 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.65%) Impala
Development Applications
1 26 (16.99%) Selenium
2 13 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.84%) Cucumber
4 10 (6.54%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (5.23%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.61%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.96%) JMeter
8 3 (1.96%) JIRA
9 2 (1.31%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.65%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (0.65%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.65%) JUnit
10 1 (0.65%) Firebug
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (16.99%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Legal
3 6 (3.92%) Retail
4 3 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (43.14%) Analyst
2 62 (40.52%) Test Analyst
3 33 (21.57%) Tester
4 21 (13.73%) Developer
5 20 (13.07%) Software Tester
6 18 (11.76%) Test Engineer
7 14 (9.15%) Software Test Engineer
7 14 (9.15%) Software Engineer
8 11 (7.19%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.19%) Functional Analyst
8 11 (7.19%) Functional Test Analyst
9 9 (5.88%) Systems Tester
9 9 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
9 9 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.88%) Consultant
10 6 (3.92%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (3.27%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.76%) .NET
2 19 (12.42%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (6.54%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.92%) HTML
6 5 (3.27%) jQuery
7 2 (1.31%) LAMP
8 1 (0.65%) CSS
8 1 (0.65%) Web Services
8 1 (0.65%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.31%) NHS
3 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.31%) RIA
4 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.65%) User Experience
4 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.30%) UNIX
2 3 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (43.14%) SDLC
3 58 (37.91%) Test Automation
4 53 (34.64%) Software Testing
5 45 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 44 (28.76%) Automated Testing
7 37 (24.18%) Test Strategy
8 31 (20.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (18.95%) Manual Testing
10 27 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
11 26 (16.99%) Integration Testing
12 20 (13.07%) TDD
13 19 (12.42%) Service Delivery
14 17 (11.11%) Test Management
14 17 (11.11%) Functional Testing
15 15 (9.80%) Unit Testing
16 14 (9.15%) Project Management
16 14 (9.15%) Scrum
17 13 (8.50%) Performance Testing
17 13 (8.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.71%) SQL
2 41 (26.80%) C#
3 32 (20.92%) Java
4 7 (4.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.61%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.96%) PHP
6 3 (1.96%) C++
6 3 (1.96%) Ruby
7 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) Scala
8 1 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (54.25%) ISEB
2 42 (27.45%) ISTQB
3 38 (24.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.27%) Degree
5 2 (1.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (28.76%) QA
2 6 (3.92%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.58%) Oracle
3 5 (3.27%) HP
4 4 (2.61%) Citrix
4 4 (2.61%) Laserfiche
5 1 (0.65%) Cloudera
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