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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 34 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 47 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.08% 3.75% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 4.57% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 13 4
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
692 591 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.52% 82.08% 84.45%
Number of salaries quoted 589 492 343
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 63 (78.75%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.25%) C#
3 35 (43.75%) .NET
4 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
4 27 (33.75%) ASP.NET
5 26 (32.50%) Scrum
6 24 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (27.50%) MVC
7 22 (27.50%) OO
8 21 (26.25%) ISEB
9 17 (21.25%) Selenium
10 16 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 16 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (18.75%) Integration Testing
11 15 (18.75%) Cucumber
12 14 (17.50%) Gherkin
13 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
14 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.00%) Degree
15 11 (13.75%) SQL
15 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
16 10 (12.50%) Java
16 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
16 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
17 9 (11.25%) QA
17 9 (11.25%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (6.25%) Apache
2 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Selenium
2 16 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 15 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 10 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (11.25%) Eclipse
6 7 (8.75%) JIRA
7 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Developer
2 25 (31.25%) Analyst
2 25 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 22 (27.50%) .NET Developer
4 17 (21.25%) Senior Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (13.75%) Tester
7 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Senior Test Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) CRM Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Automation Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Software Programmer
9 5 (6.25%) Software Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Programmer
9 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Web Tester
11 3 (3.75%) QA Engineer
12 2 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) .NET
2 27 (33.75%) ASP.NET
3 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (17.50%) Gherkin
5 9 (11.25%) Web Services
6 7 (8.75%) SOAP
6 7 (8.75%) REST
7 5 (6.25%) HTML
7 5 (6.25%) Flash
7 5 (6.25%) jQuery
7 5 (6.25%) CSS
7 5 (6.25%) JSP
8 2 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) iPhone
3 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.25%) IVR
4 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Android
2 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (78.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Scrum
3 24 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 22 (27.50%) MVC
4 22 (27.50%) OO
5 16 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.25%) Regression Testing
9 9 (11.25%) Automated Testing
10 8 (10.00%) UML
10 8 (10.00%) CRM
10 8 (10.00%) V-Model
11 6 (7.50%) Manual Testing
12 5 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.25%) Test Management
12 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) C#
2 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.75%) SQL
4 10 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) ISEB
2 12 (15.00%) Degree
3 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) HP
3 4 (5.00%) ATG
4 3 (3.75%) Telerik
5 2 (2.50%) NetSuite
5 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.50%) Siebel
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