The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 109 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 106 98 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.05% 2.53% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.95% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 93 83 59
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4340 3322 3002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.91% 85.62% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3355 2714 2486
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Leeds -24 67 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Halifax +10 29 £35,000 -27.08% 2
Bradford -24 4 £35,000 -24.73% 1
Huddersfield +11 3 £29,000 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £23,000 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 107 (45.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 102 (43.59%) QA
3 91 (38.89%) ISEB
4 85 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (33.76%) Regression Testing
6 59 (25.21%) Finance
7 54 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 53 (22.65%) SQL
9 47 (20.09%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (17.95%) Automation Testing
10 42 (17.95%) Automated Testing
11 40 (17.09%) XML
12 31 (13.25%) SQL Server
12 31 (13.25%) Project Management
12 31 (13.25%) Web Services
12 31 (13.25%) Manual Testing
13 29 (12.39%) Software Testing
14 28 (11.97%) Functional Testing
14 28 (11.97%) SOAP
15 25 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (10.68%) Scrum
16 24 (10.26%) .NET
17 20 (8.55%) Microsoft
18 18 (7.69%) MS Excel
18 18 (7.69%) Oracle
18 18 (7.69%) ISTQB
19 15 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 15 (6.41%) Selenium
19 15 (6.41%) Test Management
19 15 (6.41%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 (0.85%) IIS
1 2 (0.85%) JBoss
1 2 (0.85%) Apache
1 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) Lync
2 1 (0.43%) WinCC
Applications
1 18 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.14%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.71%) MySQL
5 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (6.41%) Selenium
2 13 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 9 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 7 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.71%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.28%) JMeter
7 3 (1.28%) Maven
7 3 (1.28%) Ant
7 3 (1.28%) JBehave
7 3 (1.28%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.28%) MSTest
7 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.85%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.85%) JUnit
8 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.43%) Flex Builder
General
1 59 (25.21%) Finance
2 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.43%) Advertising
2 1 (0.43%) Publishing
2 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 142 (60.68%) Analyst
2 108 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 38 (16.24%) Senior Analyst
4 37 (15.81%) Senior Test Analyst
5 22 (9.40%) Test Engineer
6 20 (8.55%) Tester
7 19 (8.12%) Test Manager
7 19 (8.12%) Consultant
7 19 (8.12%) Test Consultant
8 16 (6.84%) Senior Consultant
8 16 (6.84%) Senior Test Consultant
9 15 (6.41%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
11 9 (3.85%) Test Leader
12 8 (3.42%) Junior
12 8 (3.42%) Developer
13 7 (2.99%) Business Analyst
13 7 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (2.99%) Software Tester
14 6 (2.56%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.09%) XML
2 31 (13.25%) Web Services
3 28 (11.97%) SOAP
4 24 (10.26%) .NET
5 6 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.71%) XSLT
8 2 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.85%) Spring
8 2 (0.85%) EJB
8 2 (0.85%) JDBC
8 2 (0.85%) Servlets
8 2 (0.85%) Struts
8 2 (0.85%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (0.43%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.43%) HTML5
9 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.43%) HTML
9 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.28%) Open Source
3 3 (1.28%) User Experience
3 3 (1.28%) NHS
4 2 (0.85%) iSeries
5 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.43%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.43%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.56%) Windows
2 3 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (45.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 85 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (33.76%) Regression Testing
4 54 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 42 (17.95%) Automation Testing
5 42 (17.95%) Automated Testing
6 31 (13.25%) Project Management
6 31 (13.25%) Manual Testing
7 29 (12.39%) Software Testing
8 28 (11.97%) Functional Testing
9 25 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (10.68%) Scrum
10 15 (6.41%) Test Management
11 12 (5.13%) System Testing
11 12 (5.13%) Line Management
12 11 (4.70%) ITIL
13 10 (4.27%) Data Entry
14 9 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (3.85%) Business Analysis
14 9 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.65%) SQL
2 13 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 7 (2.99%) T-SQL
3 7 (2.99%) C#
4 5 (2.14%) Java
5 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.28%) C
6 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 91 (38.89%) ISEB
2 18 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 15 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (5.13%) Degree
5 10 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (43.59%) QA
2 11 (4.70%) SLA
3 4 (1.71%) HL7
Systems Management
1 15 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.69%) Oracle
3 7 (2.99%) HP
4 4 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) Capita
6 1 (0.43%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £35000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: Pension & 28.5 Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago