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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 26 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.32% 4.32% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 5.19% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 18
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,650
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
684 385 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.47% 83.15% 82.50%
Number of salaries quoted 595 328 482
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,150 £25,865
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) C#
3 20 (55.56%) .NET
4 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
5 13 (36.11%) Scrum
6 12 (33.33%) OO
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 12 (33.33%) MVC
6 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
7 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
7 10 (27.78%) Flash
7 10 (27.78%) IVR
8 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Degree
9 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
12 5 (13.89%) PHP
12 5 (13.89%) HTML
12 5 (13.89%) Java
12 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
12 5 (13.89%) MySQL
12 5 (13.89%) Apache
12 5 (13.89%) VB
12 5 (13.89%) Linux
12 5 (13.89%) CSS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (13.89%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Programmer
3 10 (27.78%) Software Programmer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Tester
6 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) CRM Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (27.78%) Flash
5 5 (13.89%) jQuery
5 5 (13.89%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) JSP
5 5 (13.89%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) SOAP
6 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 3 (8.33%) REST
6 3 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) IVR
1 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Scrum
3 12 (33.33%) OO
3 12 (33.33%) MVC
3 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.89%) Test Planning
6 5 (13.89%) Web Design
7 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Management
8 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Web Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) PHP
3 5 (13.89%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) VB
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) HP
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