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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 37 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.15% 4.41% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 5.17% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
642 580 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.29% 85.29% 84.94%
Number of salaries quoted 542 478 367
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) C#
3 28 (43.75%) .NET
4 25 (39.06%) Scrum
5 24 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
7 21 (32.81%) Unit Testing
8 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (29.69%) OO
8 19 (29.69%) MVC
9 18 (28.13%) ISEB
10 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 15 (23.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 12 (18.75%) SQL
13 11 (17.19%) Integration Testing
14 10 (15.63%) QA
14 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
14 10 (15.63%) Regression Testing
15 9 (14.06%) Automated Testing
15 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
15 9 (14.06%) Selenium
15 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
16 8 (12.50%) Degree
16 8 (12.50%) JIRA
16 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 7 (10.94%) HP
17 7 (10.94%) QuickTest Pro

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.81%) Apache
2 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Selenium
2 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.50%) JIRA
3 7 (10.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) Analyst
2 22 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 19 (29.69%) .NET Developer
4 15 (23.44%) Senior Developer
5 12 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Tester
7 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Programmer
7 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Software Programmer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.69%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) .NET
2 24 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (10.94%) Gherkin
5 5 (7.81%) HTML
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
5 5 (7.81%) Flash
5 5 (7.81%) jQuery
5 5 (7.81%) CSS
5 5 (7.81%) JSP
6 3 (4.69%) SOAP
6 3 (4.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) IVR
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Scrum
3 21 (32.81%) Unit Testing
4 19 (29.69%) OO
4 19 (29.69%) MVC
5 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 15 (23.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 11 (17.19%) Integration Testing
9 10 (15.63%) Regression Testing
10 9 (14.06%) Automated Testing
10 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.94%) V-Model
11 7 (10.94%) UML
12 6 (9.38%) Test Management
12 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing
13 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
14 4 (6.25%) CRM
14 4 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) C#
2 12 (18.75%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) ISEB
2 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) HP
3 4 (6.25%) ATG
4 3 (4.69%) Telerik
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