The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.13% 2.49% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 3.37% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 17
Average salary £32,750 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.96% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,125 £26,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Test Scripting
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
795 653 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.76% 73.87% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 668 549 537
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Yorkshire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 28 £33,000 -2.22% 3
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (84.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) ISEB
3 19 (27.14%) Selenium
3 19 (27.14%) SDLC
4 18 (25.71%) Software Testing
4 18 (25.71%) C#
5 17 (24.29%) .NET
5 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
5 17 (24.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (24.29%) Scrum
6 16 (22.86%) E-Commerce
6 16 (22.86%) Integration Testing
7 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 15 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 14 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 14 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 14 (20.00%) SQL
9 12 (17.14%) OO
9 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
9 12 (17.14%) MVC
9 12 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (15.71%) V-Model
10 11 (15.71%) QA
10 11 (15.71%) Degree
10 11 (15.71%) UML
11 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (12.86%) JIRA
12 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Selenium
2 15 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (12.86%) JIRA
6 5 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Analyst
1 29 (41.43%) Test Analyst
2 16 (22.86%) Developer
3 12 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Test Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Tester
5 8 (11.43%) Senior Test Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.71%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.71%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Web Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
11 1 (1.43%) Functional Test Engineer
11 1 (1.43%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) .NET
2 14 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (10.00%) Web Services
5 4 (5.71%) REST
5 4 (5.71%) SOAP
6 2 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) iPhone
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Android
2 6 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (84.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) SDLC
3 18 (25.71%) Software Testing
4 17 (24.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (24.29%) Scrum
5 16 (22.86%) E-Commerce
5 16 (22.86%) Integration Testing
6 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 14 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 12 (17.14%) OO
8 12 (17.14%) MVC
8 12 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 11 (15.71%) V-Model
9 11 (15.71%) UML
10 9 (12.86%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Web Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Manual Testing
13 6 (8.57%) Test Management
14 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) C#
2 14 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) Java
4 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) ISEB
2 11 (15.71%) Degree
3 7 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) HP
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) ATG
3 3 (4.29%) Telerik
4 2 (2.86%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.86%) Siebel
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare, bonus and
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Phasefocus
Salary: A competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Posted: 2 days ago