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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 53 61 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.91% 1.67% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.39% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 14
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +18.64%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
607 461 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.07% 69.95% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 540 391 431
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015, 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 53 (82.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 18 (28.13%) ISEB
3 18 (28.13%) SQL
4 17 (26.56%) Degree
4 17 (26.56%) Selenium
4 17 (26.56%) SDLC
5 16 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 15 (23.44%) Integration Testing
6 15 (23.44%) Gherkin
7 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
8 13 (20.31%) Test Management
9 12 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
10 11 (17.19%) JIRA
10 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
10 11 (17.19%) C#
10 11 (17.19%) HP UFT
10 11 (17.19%) HP
11 10 (15.63%) .NET
11 10 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (14.06%) Finance
12 9 (14.06%) QA
12 9 (14.06%) Security Testing
13 8 (12.50%) Load Testing
13 8 (12.50%) Android
13 8 (12.50%) iPhone
13 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Web Services
14 7 (10.94%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Selenium
2 16 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
4 11 (17.19%) HP UFT
4 11 (17.19%) JIRA
5 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Analyst
1 29 (45.31%) Test Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Test Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Automated Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.25%) CRM Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Web Tester
10 2 (3.13%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (1.56%) Senior Test Analyst
11 1 (1.56%) Functional Test Engineer
11 1 (1.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) Gherkin
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 7 (10.94%) Web Services
4 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.25%) REST
5 4 (6.25%) SOAP
6 2 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) iPhone
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Android
2 6 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (82.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 17 (26.56%) SDLC
4 15 (23.44%) Integration Testing
5 13 (20.31%) Test Management
6 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
7 10 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Security Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Load Testing
10 7 (10.94%) BDD
10 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.38%) MVC
11 6 (9.38%) Scrum
11 6 (9.38%) TDD
11 6 (9.38%) OO
11 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.81%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) C#
3 5 (7.81%) Java
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) ISEB
2 17 (26.56%) Degree
3 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) HP
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Telerik
4 2 (3.13%) NetSuite
4 2 (3.13%) Siebel
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
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