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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 87 84 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 141 128 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.82% 2.78% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 3.35% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 123 107 63
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
4344 3816 3163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.00% 82.81% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3481 2988 2568
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Leeds +10 90 £32,500 - 11
Bradford +11 24 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Halifax -10 21 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Huddersfield -2 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 107 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (42.74%) ISEB
3 99 (41.08%) Finance
4 89 (36.93%) SQL
5 79 (32.78%) QA
6 76 (31.54%) Regression Testing
7 68 (28.22%) Automated Testing
8 67 (27.80%) Test Strategy
9 66 (27.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 63 (26.14%) Microsoft
11 56 (23.24%) .NET
12 50 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (19.92%) Manual Testing
13 48 (19.92%) ISTQB
14 45 (18.67%) Software Testing
14 45 (18.67%) Functional Testing
15 43 (17.84%) Test Automation
16 42 (17.43%) Scrum
17 40 (16.60%) Project Management
18 39 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 38 (15.77%) MS Excel
20 37 (15.35%) SQL Server
21 34 (14.11%) Integration Testing
22 33 (13.69%) Unit Testing
22 33 (13.69%) System Testing
23 28 (11.62%) Team Foundation Server
24 27 (11.20%) Mentoring
24 27 (11.20%) C#
25 26 (10.79%) T-SQL
25 26 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (3.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (15.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.41%) Big Data
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.41%) Impala
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 28 (11.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (7.47%) Selenium
3 16 (6.64%) SoapUI
4 13 (5.39%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.73%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (1.66%) Ranorex
7 4 (1.66%) JMeter
8 3 (1.24%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.83%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.41%) JUnit
10 1 (0.41%) MSTest
General
1 99 (41.08%) Finance
2 11 (4.56%) Retail
3 10 (4.15%) Banking
4 4 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.66%) Legal
5 3 (1.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 162 (67.22%) Analyst
2 139 (57.68%) Test Analyst
3 38 (15.77%) Senior Analyst
3 38 (15.77%) Senior Test Analyst
4 29 (12.03%) Business Analyst
5 24 (9.96%) Tester
6 18 (7.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 18 (7.47%) Functional Analyst
7 15 (6.22%) Test Leader
7 15 (6.22%) Developer
8 14 (5.81%) Functional Test Analyst
8 14 (5.81%) Business Test Analyst
9 11 (4.56%) Systems Tester
9 11 (4.56%) Test Consultant
9 11 (4.56%) Test Manager
9 11 (4.56%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (4.56%) Consultant
9 11 (4.56%) Senior Test Consultant
10 9 (3.73%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.73%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.24%) .NET
2 16 (6.64%) Web Services
3 14 (5.81%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.56%) .NET Framework
5 9 (3.73%) XML
5 9 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (2.90%) SOAP
7 5 (2.07%) HTML
7 5 (2.07%) jQuery
8 3 (1.24%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.73%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.73%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.24%) Open Source
5 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.30%) UNIX
2 10 (4.15%) Windows
3 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.66%) Android
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.54%) Regression Testing
3 68 (28.22%) Automated Testing
4 67 (27.80%) Test Strategy
5 66 (27.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 48 (19.92%) Manual Testing
7 45 (18.67%) Software Testing
7 45 (18.67%) Functional Testing
8 43 (17.84%) Test Automation
9 42 (17.43%) Scrum
10 40 (16.60%) Project Management
11 34 (14.11%) Integration Testing
12 33 (13.69%) Unit Testing
12 33 (13.69%) System Testing
13 27 (11.20%) Mentoring
14 25 (10.37%) Test Management
15 22 (9.13%) Business Analysis
15 22 (9.13%) Service Delivery
16 20 (8.30%) User Stories
17 19 (7.88%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (36.93%) SQL
2 27 (11.20%) C#
3 26 (10.79%) T-SQL
4 14 (5.81%) Java
5 5 (2.07%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
9 1 (0.41%) C++
9 1 (0.41%) COBOL
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 103 (42.74%) ISEB
2 48 (19.92%) ISTQB
3 39 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.73%) VCP4
4 9 (3.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (2.07%) Degree
6 4 (1.66%) CISSP
6 4 (1.66%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (32.78%) QA
2 10 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.56%) Oracle
3 9 (3.73%) BT
3 9 (3.73%) IBM
4 5 (2.07%) CODA
5 4 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (1.66%) Laserfiche
6 3 (1.24%) HP
6 3 (1.24%) Citrix
7 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.41%) LexisNexis
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: Cira £30,000
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago