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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 59 72 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.48% 1.18% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.64% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 12
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +18.64%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
753 671 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 84.89% 71.92% 84.45%
Number of salaries quoted 661 554 549
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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
(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 +5 21 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Regression Testing
3 18 (27.69%) SDLC
4 17 (26.15%) Cucumber
4 17 (26.15%) ISEB
4 17 (26.15%) SQL
4 17 (26.15%) Selenium
5 16 (24.62%) Integration Testing
5 16 (24.62%) Degree
5 16 (24.62%) Gherkin
6 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 14 (21.54%) Test Management
8 12 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (18.46%) HP UFT
9 11 (16.92%) HP
9 11 (16.92%) C#
9 11 (16.92%) JIRA
9 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
9 11 (16.92%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (15.38%) .NET
10 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.85%) Load Testing
11 9 (13.85%) QA
11 9 (13.85%) Finance
12 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Security Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Android
12 8 (12.31%) iPhone
13 7 (10.77%) BDD
13 7 (10.77%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Selenium
1 17 (26.15%) Cucumber
2 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 12 (18.46%) HP UFT
4 11 (16.92%) JIRA
5 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.54%) JMeter
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Analyst
1 31 (47.69%) Test Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Test Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Tester
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Automated Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Software Tester
7 4 (6.15%) CRM Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Web Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Functional Test Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) Gherkin
2 10 (15.38%) .NET
3 7 (10.77%) Web Services
4 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.15%) REST
5 4 (6.15%) SOAP
6 2 (3.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) iPhone
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Android
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Regression Testing
3 18 (27.69%) SDLC
4 16 (24.62%) Integration Testing
5 14 (21.54%) Test Management
6 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
6 11 (16.92%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Load Testing
8 8 (12.31%) Security Testing
8 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.77%) BDD
9 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
10 6 (9.23%) TDD
10 6 (9.23%) Scrum
10 6 (9.23%) MVC
10 6 (9.23%) OO
10 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) ISEB
2 16 (24.62%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) HP
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Siebel
3 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.08%) Telerik
3 2 (3.08%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.54%) ATG
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago