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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.02% 2.63% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 3.21% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 17
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
707 624 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 72.00% 82.00% 78.42%
Number of salaries quoted 560 531 555
Average salary £37,696 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £59,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -27 10 £35,000 +10.23% 1
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 22 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Degree
2 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 11 (33.33%) ISEB
3 11 (33.33%) VB
4 10 (30.30%) .NET
4 10 (30.30%) C#
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 10 (30.30%) HP
4 10 (30.30%) Flash
4 10 (30.30%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) Web Design
4 10 (30.30%) IVR
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Banking
4 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
5 8 (24.24%) LoadRunner
5 8 (24.24%) Retail Banking
5 8 (24.24%) Project Planning
5 8 (24.24%) Retail
5 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
6 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (21.21%) OO
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) C++
7 5 (15.15%) HTML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) LoadRunner
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) TestDirector
3 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Retail
3 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Software Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Programmer
3 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Software Programmer
3 9 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Performance Test Consultant
4 8 (24.24%) Consultant
4 8 (24.24%) Test Consultant
4 8 (24.24%) Performance Consultant
5 6 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) CRM Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
1 10 (30.30%) Flash
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) CSS3
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) REST
5 2 (6.06%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) IVR
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Web Design
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Project Planning
4 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
4 7 (21.21%) MVC
4 7 (21.21%) OO
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Test Management
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) VB
2 10 (30.30%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) C
4 5 (15.15%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle