The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 70 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.07% 2.29% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.81% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 12
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
862 605 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 77.45% 81.65% 74.57%
Number of salaries quoted 716 422 588
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the North Yorkshire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate -7 12 £31,250 -3.84%
York -6 6 £35,000 +42.85%
Middlesbrough +5 5 £30,000 +39.53%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) Degree
3 23 (46.00%) Automation Testing
4 21 (42.00%) Test Automation
5 20 (40.00%) SQL
6 17 (34.00%) Java
7 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (26.00%) QA
8 11 (22.00%) .NET
9 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Finance
11 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.00%) C#
11 6 (12.00%) ISEB
12 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (10.00%) Web Development
12 5 (10.00%) TDD
12 5 (10.00%) Retail
13 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
14 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
14 3 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
14 3 (6.00%) Selenium
14 3 (6.00%) Use Case
14 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
15 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
15 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
15 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
15 2 (4.00%) System Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) Firebug
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Tester
2 24 (48.00%) Analyst
3 16 (32.00%) Automation Tester
4 15 (30.00%) Test Analyst
5 12 (24.00%) Manual Tester
5 12 (24.00%) Functional Tester
6 7 (14.00%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Software Tester
7 6 (12.00%) QA Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Junior
10 2 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Junior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
11 1 (2.00%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) DOM
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Automation Testing
3 21 (42.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) TDD
8 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Web Development
9 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.00%) Use Case
10 3 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.00%) System Testing
12 1 (2.00%) Migration
12 1 (2.00%) Scrum
12 1 (2.00%) Release Management
12 1 (2.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle