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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 119 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 67 70 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.76% 2.65% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 3.06% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 48
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £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
3234 2284 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.90% 86.38% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 1793 1937
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £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 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 97 (54.19%) ISEB
2 87 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (30.73%) SQL
4 54 (30.17%) QA
4 54 (30.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 48 (26.82%) Automation Testing
6 43 (24.02%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (18.44%) Regression Testing
8 30 (16.76%) Automated Testing
9 29 (16.20%) Software Testing
9 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
10 28 (15.64%) Finance
10 28 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (15.08%) Manual Testing
12 25 (13.97%) Test Strategy
13 24 (13.41%) Functional Testing
14 21 (11.73%) Scrum
14 21 (11.73%) Degree
14 21 (11.73%) Selenium
15 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
15 20 (11.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 20 (11.17%) HP Quality Center
16 18 (10.06%) .NET
16 18 (10.06%) Oracle
17 17 (9.50%) MS Excel
17 17 (9.50%) Test Management
18 16 (8.94%) Project Planning
19 15 (8.38%) ISTQB
20 12 (6.70%) HP
20 12 (6.70%) Business Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.12%) IIS
1 2 (1.12%) WinCC
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) MySQL
3 4 (2.23%) DB2
4 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (11.73%) Selenium
2 9 (5.03%) LoadRunner
2 9 (5.03%) WebDriver
3 7 (3.91%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.68%) Ant
6 3 (1.68%) Maven
6 3 (1.68%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.68%) JBehave
6 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.12%) Flex Builder
7 2 (1.12%) JMeter
8 1 (0.56%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.56%) MSTest
General
1 28 (15.64%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Retail
3 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.79%) Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 103 (57.54%) Analyst
2 85 (47.49%) Test Analyst
3 26 (14.53%) Tester
4 23 (12.85%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (12.29%) Senior Test Analyst
6 20 (11.17%) Test Consultant
6 20 (11.17%) Consultant
7 18 (10.06%) Test Manager
8 15 (8.38%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Consultant
9 12 (6.70%) Lead Test Analyst
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Test Consultant
10 11 (6.15%) Automation Analyst
10 11 (6.15%) Automation Test Analyst
10 11 (6.15%) Software Tester
11 10 (5.59%) Automation Tester
12 7 (3.91%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (3.91%) Test Leader
13 6 (3.35%) Developer
14 5 (2.79%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.06%) .NET
2 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.91%) XML
3 6 (3.35%) SOAP
4 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.68%) HTML5
5 3 (1.68%) HTML
5 3 (1.68%) Flash
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.56%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.56%) EDI
7 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.23%) EPoS
2 4 (2.23%) EFTPOS
3 3 (1.68%) NHS
3 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.68%) User Experience
4 2 (1.12%) SCADA
4 2 (1.12%) iSeries
4 2 (1.12%) Open Source
4 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.56%) IVR
5 1 (0.56%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.79%) Windows
2 3 (1.68%) Linux
2 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 48 (26.82%) Automation Testing
4 33 (18.44%) Regression Testing
5 30 (16.76%) Automated Testing
6 29 (16.20%) Software Testing
7 28 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (15.08%) Manual Testing
9 25 (13.97%) Test Strategy
10 24 (13.41%) Functional Testing
11 21 (11.73%) Scrum
12 17 (9.50%) Test Management
13 16 (8.94%) Project Planning
14 12 (6.70%) Integration Acceptance Testing
14 12 (6.70%) Non-Functional Testing
14 12 (6.70%) Business Analysis
15 11 (6.15%) Test Automation
15 11 (6.15%) ITIL
16 10 (5.59%) System Testing
16 10 (5.59%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.73%) SQL
2 9 (5.03%) Java
3 8 (4.47%) C#
4 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.68%) ActionScript
5 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.12%) PHP
6 2 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 97 (54.19%) ISEB
2 21 (11.73%) Degree
3 20 (11.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (8.38%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (30.17%) QA
2 11 (6.15%) SLA
3 4 (2.23%) HL7
Systems Management
1 20 (11.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.06%) Oracle
3 12 (6.70%) HP
4 6 (3.35%) IBM
5 3 (1.68%) Capita
6 2 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Sony
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