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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 86 81 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 87 115 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.47% 3.07% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 3.58% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 81 97 48
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
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
3091 3214 2301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.91% 85.89% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2402 2574 1835
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 93 (57.41%) ISEB
2 86 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (46.30%) SQL
4 61 (37.65%) Software Testing
4 61 (37.65%) Test Automation
5 54 (33.33%) .NET
6 51 (31.48%) Automated Testing
7 48 (29.63%) ISTQB
8 47 (29.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 44 (27.16%) Regression Testing
10 42 (25.93%) QA
11 39 (24.07%) C#
11 39 (24.07%) Test Strategy
12 32 (19.75%) Manual Testing
13 29 (17.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (17.90%) Java
13 29 (17.90%) Finance
14 27 (16.67%) Selenium
14 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 26 (16.05%) UNIX
15 26 (16.05%) Compatibility Testing
16 25 (15.43%) Integration Testing
17 24 (14.81%) Functional Testing
18 22 (13.58%) Service Delivery
19 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET
19 20 (12.35%) Scrum
19 20 (12.35%) TDD
19 20 (12.35%) Test Management
20 19 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
21 17 (10.49%) Unit Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (4.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.62%) Impala
3 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.62%) Big Data
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (16.67%) Selenium
2 19 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.02%) Cucumber
4 11 (6.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (4.94%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.47%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.85%) JMeter
7 3 (1.85%) JIRA
8 2 (1.23%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.62%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (0.62%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.62%) Firebug
9 1 (0.62%) JUnit
9 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (17.90%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Retail
3 5 (3.09%) Legal
4 4 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (48.77%) Analyst
2 73 (45.06%) Test Analyst
3 36 (22.22%) Tester
4 20 (12.35%) Software Tester
5 19 (11.73%) Developer
6 15 (9.26%) Test Engineer
7 14 (8.64%) Functional Analyst
7 14 (8.64%) Functional Test Analyst
8 12 (7.41%) Systems Tester
8 12 (7.41%) .NET Developer
9 11 (6.79%) Senior Test Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (6.17%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Software Test Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Consultant
12 7 (4.32%) Software Test Analyst
13 6 (3.70%) QA Analyst
13 6 (3.70%) Senior Tester
14 5 (3.09%) Test Consultant
14 5 (3.09%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (33.33%) .NET
2 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.64%) .NET Framework
4 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (3.70%) HTML
6 5 (3.09%) jQuery
7 2 (1.23%) LAMP
8 1 (0.62%) CSS
8 1 (0.62%) Web Services
8 1 (0.62%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.47%) Open Source
4 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.23%) RIA
5 2 (1.23%) NHS
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) W3C
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.05%) UNIX
2 3 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (37.65%) Software Testing
2 61 (37.65%) Test Automation
3 51 (31.48%) Automated Testing
4 44 (27.16%) Regression Testing
5 39 (24.07%) Test Strategy
6 32 (19.75%) Manual Testing
7 29 (17.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (16.05%) Compatibility Testing
9 25 (15.43%) Integration Testing
10 24 (14.81%) Functional Testing
11 22 (13.58%) Service Delivery
12 20 (12.35%) TDD
12 20 (12.35%) Scrum
12 20 (12.35%) Test Management
13 17 (10.49%) Unit Testing
13 17 (10.49%) User Stories
14 15 (9.26%) System Testing
14 15 (9.26%) Project Management
15 13 (8.02%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (46.30%) SQL
2 39 (24.07%) C#
3 29 (17.90%) Java
4 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.47%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.85%) PHP
6 3 (1.85%) C++
6 3 (1.85%) Ruby
7 2 (1.23%) C
7 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.62%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (57.41%) ISEB
2 48 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 47 (29.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.32%) Degree
5 2 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (25.93%) QA
2 10 (6.17%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.32%) Oracle
3 5 (3.09%) HP
4 4 (2.47%) Citrix
4 4 (2.47%) Laserfiche
5 1 (0.62%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.62%) LexisNexis
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