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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 120 90 98
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 63 73 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.67% 2.70% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 3.12% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 54 60 52
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,050 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3194 2339 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.81% 86.57% 82.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2394 1862 1953
Average salary £40,500 £39,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 91 (54.17%) ISEB
2 82 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (31.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 49 (29.17%) QA
5 46 (27.38%) SQL
6 45 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (24.40%) Automation Testing
8 30 (17.86%) Regression Testing
9 28 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (16.07%) Finance
10 27 (16.07%) SQL Server
10 27 (16.07%) Functional Testing
11 25 (14.88%) Test Strategy
11 25 (14.88%) Software Testing
12 24 (14.29%) Automated Testing
13 22 (13.10%) Scrum
13 22 (13.10%) Manual Testing
14 20 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (10.71%) Microsoft
15 18 (10.71%) Oracle
15 18 (10.71%) Test Management
15 18 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 17 (10.12%) Degree
16 17 (10.12%) Selenium
17 16 (9.52%) .NET
17 16 (9.52%) MS Excel
18 15 (8.93%) ISTQB
19 13 (7.74%) Project Planning
20 11 (6.55%) SLA
20 11 (6.55%) ITIL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (1.19%) IIS
1 2 (1.19%) WinCC
2 1 (0.60%) Lync
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) MySQL
3 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.19%) DB2
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (10.12%) Selenium
2 9 (5.36%) WebDriver
3 7 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.98%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.98%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.79%) JBehave
5 3 (1.79%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.79%) Maven
5 3 (1.79%) JMeter
5 3 (1.79%) Ant
6 1 (0.60%) Flex Builder
6 1 (0.60%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.60%) MSTest
General
1 27 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (3.57%) Retail
3 3 (1.79%) Retail Banking
3 3 (1.79%) Banking
3 3 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (58.33%) Analyst
2 80 (47.62%) Test Analyst
3 23 (13.69%) Senior Analyst
4 22 (13.10%) Senior Test Analyst
4 22 (13.10%) Tester
5 20 (11.90%) Consultant
5 20 (11.90%) Test Consultant
6 19 (11.31%) Test Manager
7 15 (8.93%) Support Analyst
8 14 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
8 14 (8.33%) Senior Test Consultant
9 9 (5.36%) Automation Tester
9 9 (5.36%) Software Tester
10 7 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
10 7 (4.17%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.57%) Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
12 5 (2.98%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.52%) .NET
2 7 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.17%) XML
3 6 (3.57%) SOAP
4 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.60%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.60%) HTML5
5 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.60%) EDI
5 1 (0.60%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.79%) User Experience
2 3 (1.79%) Open Source
2 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.79%) NHS
3 2 (1.19%) EPoS
3 2 (1.19%) EFTPOS
3 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.19%) SCADA
3 2 (1.19%) iSeries
4 1 (0.60%) Video Editing
4 1 (0.60%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 41 (24.40%) Automation Testing
4 30 (17.86%) Regression Testing
5 28 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (16.07%) Functional Testing
7 25 (14.88%) Test Strategy
7 25 (14.88%) Software Testing
8 24 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 22 (13.10%) Scrum
9 22 (13.10%) Manual Testing
10 18 (10.71%) Test Management
11 13 (7.74%) Project Planning
12 11 (6.55%) ITIL
13 10 (5.95%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.95%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 10 (5.95%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (5.95%) Test Planning
13 10 (5.95%) Test Automation
13 10 (5.95%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.38%) SQL
2 8 (4.76%) C#
2 8 (4.76%) Java
3 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.19%) C
4 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
5 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 91 (54.17%) ISEB
2 18 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (10.12%) Degree
4 15 (8.93%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (29.17%) QA
2 11 (6.55%) SLA
3 4 (2.38%) HL7
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 18 (10.71%) Oracle
2 10 (5.95%) HP
3 4 (2.38%) IBM
4 3 (1.79%) Capita
5 1 (0.60%) SAP
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago