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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.05% 2.66% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 3.90% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 19
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,690 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.94%
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
603 436 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.63% 68.23% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 536 380 448
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 7 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 59 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) ISEB
3 21 (29.58%) SDLC
4 20 (28.17%) Regression Testing
5 18 (25.35%) SQL
6 17 (23.94%) Degree
6 17 (23.94%) Selenium
7 16 (22.54%) Integration Testing
8 15 (21.13%) Software Testing
8 15 (21.13%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (19.72%) Cucumber
9 14 (19.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (19.72%) JIRA
9 14 (19.72%) HP
10 13 (18.31%) C#
10 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
10 13 (18.31%) Gherkin
11 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
11 12 (16.90%) .NET
11 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
12 11 (15.49%) Scrum
12 11 (15.49%) Test Management
13 9 (12.68%) QA
13 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
13 9 (12.68%) Finance
13 9 (12.68%) HP UFT
14 8 (11.27%) MVC
14 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
14 8 (11.27%) OO
14 8 (11.27%) Security Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (2.82%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Selenium
2 14 (19.72%) Cucumber
2 14 (19.72%) JIRA
3 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
4 9 (12.68%) HP UFT
5 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (50.70%) Analyst
1 36 (50.70%) Test Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Test Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Tester
4 8 (11.27%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Software Tester
6 5 (7.04%) Automated Test Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.63%) CRM Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.23%) Web Tester
9 2 (2.82%) QA Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (1.41%) Functional Test Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Gherkin
2 12 (16.90%) .NET
3 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (9.86%) Web Services
5 4 (5.63%) SOAP
5 4 (5.63%) REST
6 2 (2.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) iPhone
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Android
2 6 (8.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) SDLC
3 20 (28.17%) Regression Testing
4 16 (22.54%) Integration Testing
5 15 (21.13%) Software Testing
6 14 (19.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
8 11 (15.49%) Scrum
8 11 (15.49%) Test Management
9 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Security Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.27%) MVC
10 8 (11.27%) OO
10 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.27%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (9.86%) UML
11 7 (9.86%) V-Model
12 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) C#
3 5 (7.04%) Java
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) ISEB
2 17 (23.94%) Degree
3 7 (9.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) HP
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) Telerik
4 2 (2.82%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.82%) Siebel
4 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.82%) ATG
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