The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 60 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.67% 4.39% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 5.25% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 16
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
447 476 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 67.83% 83.51% 76.04%
Number of salaries quoted 377 420 368
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Sheffield

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 22 (55.00%) Software Testing
2 21 (52.50%) Degree
3 19 (47.50%) Telecoms
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) ISEB
5 13 (32.50%) C#
5 13 (32.50%) .NET
5 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
6 11 (27.50%) VB
7 10 (25.00%) Web Design
7 10 (25.00%) IVR
7 10 (25.00%) Retail
7 10 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 10 (25.00%) Flash
7 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (22.50%) Banking
8 9 (22.50%) Project Planning
8 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
8 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
8 9 (22.50%) OO
8 9 (22.50%) HP
8 9 (22.50%) Finance
8 9 (22.50%) Scrum
8 9 (22.50%) MVC
8 9 (22.50%) Investment Banking
8 9 (22.50%) Retail Banking
9 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (12.50%) C
10 5 (12.50%) C++

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 19 (47.50%) Telecoms
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
3 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 9 (22.50%) Investment Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Performance Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Software Programmer
4 9 (22.50%) Performance Test Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Software Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Programmer
4 9 (22.50%) Test Consultant
5 8 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) CRM Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Manual Test Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) Flash
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (7.50%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) REST
5 3 (7.50%) CSS3
5 3 (7.50%) SOAP
5 3 (7.50%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) COM
6 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) IVR
1 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Software Testing
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) Web Design
4 9 (22.50%) Project Planning
4 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
4 9 (22.50%) OO
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.00%) Test Management
7 2 (5.00%) Time Management
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.50%) BDD
8 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) C#
2 11 (27.50%) VB
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) C
4 5 (12.50%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Degree
2 15 (37.50%) ISEB
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) HP
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Siebel
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, travel allowance
Posted: 5 days ago