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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 104 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 110 128 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.31% 2.62% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 3.06% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 92 117 65
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,200 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4205 4179 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.41% 85.53% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3357 3321 2305
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
Leeds -4 72 £35,000 - 10
Bradford -8 18 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Halifax -12 9 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Bingley - 5 £27,500 - 2
Huddersfield -6 2 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 128 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (46.96%) SQL
3 77 (33.48%) SDLC
4 72 (31.30%) QA
5 69 (30.00%) Finance
5 69 (30.00%) ISEB
6 67 (29.13%) Regression Testing
7 59 (25.65%) Scrum
8 57 (24.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 57 (24.78%) Test Automation
9 51 (22.17%) Software Testing
10 50 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (19.57%) Automated Testing
12 43 (18.70%) Java
13 42 (18.26%) SQL Server
14 41 (17.83%) C#
15 40 (17.39%) ISTQB
16 38 (16.52%) .NET
16 38 (16.52%) Unit Testing
16 38 (16.52%) Test Strategy
17 35 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (15.22%) Project Management
18 34 (14.78%) Selenium
19 33 (14.35%) Microsoft
20 31 (13.48%) Integration Testing
21 30 (13.04%) Waterfall
21 30 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 29 (12.61%) Coaching
22 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 7 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.87%) Liferay
2 2 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (7.39%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.61%) Big Data
6 4 (1.74%) MySQL
6 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.43%) Impala
Development Applications
1 34 (14.78%) Selenium
2 25 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.65%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.78%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.17%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.74%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.30%) JMeter
7 3 (1.30%) JIRA
8 2 (0.87%) Behat
8 2 (0.87%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.43%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (0.43%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.43%) Hudson
9 1 (0.43%) JUnit
9 1 (0.43%) MSTest
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.43%) FitNesse
General
1 69 (30.00%) Finance
2 21 (9.13%) Retail
3 19 (8.26%) Banking
4 18 (7.83%) Legal
5 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.74%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 101 (43.91%) Analyst
2 95 (41.30%) Test Analyst
3 51 (22.17%) Tester
4 39 (16.96%) Test Engineer
5 29 (12.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 25 (10.87%) Business Analyst
7 24 (10.43%) Business Test Analyst
8 21 (9.13%) Systems Tester
9 20 (8.70%) Software Tester
10 19 (8.26%) Software Engineer
10 19 (8.26%) Developer
11 18 (7.83%) Software Test Engineer
12 14 (6.09%) Consultant
13 10 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
13 10 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
13 10 (4.35%) QA Analyst
13 10 (4.35%) Dynamics AX Consultant
14 9 (3.91%) Automation Engineer
14 9 (3.91%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.52%) .NET
2 15 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.91%) HTML
4 7 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (2.61%) XML
6 5 (2.17%) jQuery
6 5 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.74%) LAMP
7 4 (1.74%) SOAP
8 3 (1.30%) CSS
9 2 (0.87%) Web Services
9 2 (0.87%) Spring
9 2 (0.87%) JSON
9 2 (0.87%) REST
10 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.43%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.74%) NHS
3 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.74%) RIA
3 4 (1.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.87%) Online Games
5 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.43%) UNIX
2 13 (5.65%) Windows
3 6 (2.61%) Android
3 6 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.30%) Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (33.48%) SDLC
3 67 (29.13%) Regression Testing
4 59 (25.65%) Scrum
5 57 (24.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 57 (24.78%) Test Automation
6 51 (22.17%) Software Testing
7 50 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (19.57%) Automated Testing
9 38 (16.52%) Test Strategy
9 38 (16.52%) Unit Testing
10 35 (15.22%) Project Management
11 31 (13.48%) Integration Testing
12 30 (13.04%) Waterfall
13 29 (12.61%) RUP
13 29 (12.61%) Coaching
14 27 (11.74%) Mentoring
15 26 (11.30%) TDD
16 24 (10.43%) Compatibility Testing
17 23 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (46.96%) SQL
2 43 (18.70%) Java
3 41 (17.83%) C#
4 28 (12.17%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.04%) Python
7 6 (2.61%) PHP
7 6 (2.61%) C++
8 5 (2.17%) Ruby
9 3 (1.30%) C
9 3 (1.30%) VBScript
10 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.43%) Scala
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (30.00%) ISEB
2 40 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 30 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (4.35%) CISSP
4 10 (4.35%) CISA
5 7 (3.04%) Degree
6 2 (0.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (31.30%) QA
2 5 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (3.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.30%) HP
2 3 (1.30%) Citrix
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle
2 3 (1.30%) Telerik
3 2 (0.87%) Unisys
4 1 (0.43%) Capita
4 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.43%) Lotus
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car, Pension, Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £38.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Highly Competitive plus excellent benefits including free Sky package
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
ASDA
Salary: Competative
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience, plus bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Bradford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Bingley
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Highly Competitive plus excellent benefits including free Sky package
Posted: 27 days ago