The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 90 86 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 131 88 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.69% 2.50% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 3.02% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 120 61 56
Average salary £32,750 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.67% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,581 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4054 2918 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.16% 82.87% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 2207 2300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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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 -24 83 £35,000 +6.06% 9
Halifax 0 24 £32,500 -4.41% 3
Bradford -2 11 £35,000 -
Elland - 6 £22,500 -
Wakefield - 6 £23,000 -
Huddersfield - 2 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 153 (48.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 138 (44.09%) QA
3 106 (33.87%) ISEB
4 94 (30.03%) SQL
5 86 (27.48%) Regression Testing
6 84 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (25.88%) Software Testing
8 72 (23.00%) Automation Testing
9 62 (19.81%) Finance
10 58 (18.53%) Project Management
11 53 (16.93%) HP Quality Center
12 48 (15.34%) Automated Testing
13 46 (14.70%) Test Strategy
14 44 (14.06%) SQL Server
15 41 (13.10%) .NET
16 37 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (10.22%) XML
18 30 (9.58%) Degree
19 29 (9.27%) QuickTest Pro
20 28 (8.95%) System Testing
21 25 (7.99%) Microsoft
22 23 (7.35%) Web Services
22 23 (7.35%) Selenium
23 22 (7.03%) SOAP
24 21 (6.71%) Oracle
24 21 (6.71%) MS Excel
24 21 (6.71%) Retail
25 20 (6.39%) Project Planning
25 20 (6.39%) Manual Testing
25 20 (6.39%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (0.64%) WinCC
1 2 (0.64%) Apache
1 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) BASE24
2 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.32%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.32%) ATM
2 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.88%) DB2
3 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.28%) MySQL
5 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (9.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (7.35%) Selenium
3 11 (3.51%) LoadRunner
4 8 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.24%) WebDriver
5 7 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.96%) Ant
7 3 (0.96%) Maven
7 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.96%) JBehave
8 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.64%) Flex Builder
8 2 (0.64%) JUnit
8 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.32%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.32%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.32%) MSTest
General
1 62 (19.81%) Finance
2 21 (6.71%) Retail
3 10 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.88%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.88%) Retail Banking
4 9 (2.88%) Banking
5 5 (1.60%) Games
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 188 (60.06%) Analyst
2 146 (46.65%) Test Analyst
3 65 (20.77%) Test Engineer
4 43 (13.74%) Tester
5 38 (12.14%) QA Analyst
6 26 (8.31%) Lead Test Analyst
7 20 (6.39%) Automation Test Analyst
7 20 (6.39%) Automation Analyst
7 20 (6.39%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.75%) Automation Tester
9 17 (5.43%) Consultant
9 17 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (5.11%) Senior Test Analyst
10 16 (5.11%) Senior Test Engineer
10 16 (5.11%) Test Consultant
11 14 (4.47%) Software Tester
12 12 (3.83%) Developer
13 11 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (3.19%) Test Manager
15 9 (2.88%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.10%) .NET
2 32 (10.22%) XML
3 23 (7.35%) Web Services
4 22 (7.03%) SOAP
5 5 (1.60%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.96%) Flash
6 3 (0.96%) HTML
6 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.96%) HTML5
7 2 (0.64%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (0.64%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.64%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.64%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.64%) Spring
7 2 (0.64%) EJB
7 2 (0.64%) JDBC
7 2 (0.64%) Servlets
7 2 (0.64%) XSLT
7 2 (0.64%) Struts
7 2 (0.64%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.88%) EPoS
1 9 (2.88%) EFTPOS
2 3 (0.96%) iSeries
3 2 (0.64%) SCADA
3 2 (0.64%) NHS
3 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.32%) IVR
4 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.32%) Video Editing
4 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.88%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.92%) Linux
3 4 (1.28%) Windows
4 2 (0.64%) UNIX
5 1 (0.32%) Android
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (48.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 86 (27.48%) Regression Testing
3 84 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (25.88%) Software Testing
5 72 (23.00%) Automation Testing
6 58 (18.53%) Project Management
7 48 (15.34%) Automated Testing
8 46 (14.70%) Test Strategy
9 37 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (8.95%) System Testing
11 20 (6.39%) Project Planning
11 20 (6.39%) Manual Testing
11 20 (6.39%) Scrum
12 17 (5.43%) Test Automation
13 14 (4.47%) ITIL
13 14 (4.47%) Data Entry
14 13 (4.15%) Functional Testing
15 12 (3.83%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (3.83%) Business Analysis
15 12 (3.83%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (30.03%) SQL
2 20 (6.39%) Java
3 15 (4.79%) VB.NET
4 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.92%) C#
6 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.96%) ActionScript
7 3 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) C
8 1 (0.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 106 (33.87%) ISEB
2 30 (9.58%) Degree
3 19 (6.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (4.47%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (44.09%) QA
2 15 (4.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.64%) HL7
Systems Management
1 53 (16.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 25 (7.99%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.71%) Oracle
3 14 (4.47%) HP
4 12 (3.83%) IBM
5 3 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (0.96%) Capita
6 2 (0.64%) SAP
6 2 (0.64%) Adobe
6 2 (0.64%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.64%) JBoss
7 1 (0.32%) Sony
7 1 (0.32%) Siebel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 16% Pension + generous holidays
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45707 - £56504 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago