The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.20% 2.70% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 3.29% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 15
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
South 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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 395 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.98% 82.12% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 476 339 406
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 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 12 September 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 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
2 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
2 16 (55.17%) Degree
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Web Design
4 10 (34.48%) IVR
4 10 (34.48%) Flash
4 10 (34.48%) VB
4 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) HP
5 9 (31.03%) ISEB
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Banking
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) OO
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
7 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Retail
7 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
7 6 (20.69%) Retail Banking
7 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
7 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) CSS
8 5 (17.24%) C

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) FitNesse
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Software Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Programmer
3 9 (31.03%) Software Programmer
3 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Test Consultant
5 6 (20.69%) Consultant
5 6 (20.69%) Test Consultant
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Consultant
6 5 (17.24%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.34%) CRM Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
7 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
7 3 (10.34%) Tester
8 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Flash
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 3 (10.34%) CSS3
5 3 (10.34%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) SOAP
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) IVR
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Web Design
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) MVC
4 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Test Management
5 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) VB
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) C
4 5 (17.24%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft