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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 115 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 61 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.77% 2.02% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.43% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58 57 53
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £46,100
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
3031 2632 2412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.11% 82.90% 82.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2362 2034 2050
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 £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 17 December 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (70.54%) ISEB
2 66 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.68%) Finance
4 36 (27.91%) Functional Testing
4 36 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (26.36%) QA
6 33 (25.58%) Test Strategy
7 31 (24.03%) Regression Testing
7 31 (24.03%) ISTQB
7 31 (24.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
8 29 (22.48%) Automated Testing
9 28 (21.71%) SQL
9 28 (21.71%) .NET
10 26 (20.16%) Scrum
10 26 (20.16%) Software Testing
11 24 (18.60%) Automation Testing
12 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
13 18 (13.95%) Test Management
13 18 (13.95%) Manual Testing
14 17 (13.18%) Test Automation
15 16 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (9.30%) Selenium
18 11 (8.53%) Project Management
18 11 (8.53%) Integration Acceptance Testing
18 11 (8.53%) Business Analysis
18 11 (8.53%) Project Planning
18 11 (8.53%) Degree

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (0.78%) Lync
1 1 (0.78%) WinCC
1 1 (0.78%) IIS
1 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.10%) MySQL
3 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.30%) Selenium
3 6 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (4.65%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.10%) FitNesse
5 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.33%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.33%) JMeter
7 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 37 (28.68%) Finance
2 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.55%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Legal
3 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (55.81%) Analyst
2 69 (53.49%) Test Analyst
3 27 (20.93%) Senior Analyst
4 26 (20.16%) Senior Test Analyst
5 20 (15.50%) Senior Test Consultant
5 20 (15.50%) Test Consultant
5 20 (15.50%) Senior Consultant
5 20 (15.50%) Consultant
6 17 (13.18%) Test Manager
7 10 (7.75%) Test Leader
7 10 (7.75%) Tester
8 6 (4.65%) Developer
8 6 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Systems Tester
8 6 (4.65%) Functional Test Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Functional Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) .NET
2 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
2 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (3.10%) XML
5 3 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.10%) User Experience
5 3 (2.33%) Open Source
5 3 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) SCADA
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.10%) UNIX
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.91%) Functional Testing
3 33 (25.58%) Test Strategy
4 31 (24.03%) Regression Testing
5 29 (22.48%) Automated Testing
6 26 (20.16%) Scrum
6 26 (20.16%) Software Testing
7 24 (18.60%) Automation Testing
8 18 (13.95%) Test Management
8 18 (13.95%) Manual Testing
9 17 (13.18%) Test Automation
10 16 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.53%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 11 (8.53%) Project Management
12 11 (8.53%) Business Analysis
12 11 (8.53%) Project Planning
12 11 (8.53%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (8.53%) Line Management
13 10 (7.75%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.71%) SQL
2 9 (6.98%) C#
3 5 (3.88%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.10%) C
5 1 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 91 (70.54%) ISEB
2 31 (24.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 31 (24.03%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.53%) Degree
4 9 (6.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (26.36%) QA
2 7 (5.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.33%) HL7
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.88%) HP
2 5 (3.88%) Oracle
3 1 (0.78%) LexisNexis
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