The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 57 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 31 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.00% 1.63% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 2.01% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 24
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
784 598 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.97% 81.03% 73.86%
Number of salaries quoted 652 486 612
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 30 £35,000 +16.66%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.05%) .NET
3 33 (45.21%) C#
4 30 (41.10%) ISEB
5 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
6 24 (32.88%) Software Testing
7 23 (31.51%) SQL
8 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
8 18 (24.66%) TDD
8 18 (24.66%) Degree
8 18 (24.66%) BDD
9 17 (23.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 17 (23.29%) CRM
10 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
10 16 (21.92%) SOAP
10 16 (21.92%) Web Services
10 16 (21.92%) REST
10 16 (21.92%) Automation Testing
11 15 (20.55%) Unit Testing
11 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET
11 15 (20.55%) OO
12 14 (19.18%) Siebel
12 14 (19.18%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
12 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
13 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
14 12 (16.44%) QuickTest Pro
15 11 (15.07%) Scrum
15 11 (15.07%) MVC
15 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
1 9 (12.33%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (15.07%) Selenium
3 9 (12.33%) Eclipse
3 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.74%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.37%) Toad
5 1 (1.37%) Hudson
General
1 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 8 (10.96%) Retail Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Developer
2 27 (36.99%) Analyst
3 26 (35.62%) Test Analyst
4 17 (23.29%) CRM Developer
5 14 (19.18%) Senior Developer
6 11 (15.07%) .NET Developer
6 11 (15.07%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (15.07%) Functional Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Functional Test Analyst
7 10 (13.70%) Software Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Performance Test Consultant
8 8 (10.96%) Performance Consultant
8 8 (10.96%) Consultant
8 8 (10.96%) Test Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (5.48%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Developer
11 1 (1.37%) Junior
11 1 (1.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.05%) .NET
2 16 (21.92%) SOAP
2 16 (21.92%) Web Services
2 16 (21.92%) REST
3 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET
4 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (12.33%) COM
6 6 (8.22%) Flash
7 4 (5.48%) WCF
7 4 (5.48%) WPF
8 2 (2.74%) CSS3
8 2 (2.74%) HTML5
8 2 (2.74%) CSS
8 2 (2.74%) HTML
9 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.22%) IVR
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.37%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
1 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Software Testing
3 18 (24.66%) TDD
3 18 (24.66%) BDD
4 17 (23.29%) CRM
5 16 (21.92%) Automation Testing
6 15 (20.55%) Unit Testing
6 15 (20.55%) OO
7 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.07%) Scrum
8 11 (15.07%) MVC
9 8 (10.96%) Project Planning
9 8 (10.96%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Web Design
11 3 (4.11%) Test Strategy
12 2 (2.74%) Test Management
12 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.74%) Automated Testing
13 1 (1.37%) UML
13 1 (1.37%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) C#
2 23 (31.51%) SQL
3 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) VB
4 7 (9.59%) Java
5 6 (8.22%) C
5 6 (8.22%) C++
6 2 (2.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (41.10%) ISEB
2 18 (24.66%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) Siebel
2 14 (19.18%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (12.33%) NetSuite
4 8 (10.96%) HP
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle