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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 109 92 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 107 95 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.12% 2.57% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.00% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 96 70 57
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £62,000
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
4196 3162 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.22% 85.62% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3241 2513 2643
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -29 69 £35,000 +4.47% 6
Halifax +11 24 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Bradford -20 6 £35,000 -24.73% 1
Huddersfield +7 5 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 5 £23,000 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 122 (44.04%) User Acceptance Testing
2 113 (40.79%) QA
3 110 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (37.91%) ISEB
5 95 (34.30%) Regression Testing
6 71 (25.63%) SQL
7 65 (23.47%) Finance
8 56 (20.22%) Automated Testing
9 54 (19.49%) Automation Testing
10 53 (19.13%) Test Strategy
11 47 (16.97%) Software Testing
12 45 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (14.80%) XML
14 36 (13.00%) Project Management
14 36 (13.00%) SQL Server
14 36 (13.00%) Manual Testing
15 35 (12.64%) .NET
16 32 (11.55%) Web Services
17 31 (11.19%) SOAP
18 30 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (9.75%) HP Quality Center
20 26 (9.39%) Scrum
21 25 (9.03%) Microsoft
22 24 (8.66%) Functional Testing
22 24 (8.66%) Degree
23 21 (7.58%) Selenium
23 21 (7.58%) MS Excel
24 20 (7.22%) System Testing
24 20 (7.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 19 (6.86%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (0.72%) WinCC
1 2 (0.72%) Apache
1 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.72%) IIS
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (2.17%) MySQL
3 5 (1.81%) DB2
3 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.81%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (7.58%) Selenium
2 12 (4.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (3.25%) LoadRunner
3 9 (3.25%) WebDriver
3 9 (3.25%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.53%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.08%) Ant
6 3 (1.08%) Maven
6 3 (1.08%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.08%) JBehave
6 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.72%) MSTest
7 2 (0.72%) Flex Builder
7 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.72%) JUnit
8 1 (0.36%) JMeter
8 1 (0.36%) TestComplete
General
1 65 (23.47%) Finance
2 11 (3.97%) Retail
3 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.81%) Banking
4 5 (1.81%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.81%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (57.04%) Analyst
2 121 (43.68%) Test Analyst
3 37 (13.36%) Test Engineer
4 34 (12.27%) Tester
5 33 (11.91%) Senior Analyst
6 32 (11.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 21 (7.58%) Consultant
8 20 (7.22%) Test Consultant
9 18 (6.50%) Test Manager
10 16 (5.78%) Lead Test Analyst
10 16 (5.78%) Senior Test Engineer
11 15 (5.42%) Support Analyst
12 14 (5.05%) Software Tester
13 13 (4.69%) Automation Test Analyst
13 13 (4.69%) Automation Analyst
14 12 (4.33%) Senior Test Consultant
14 12 (4.33%) QA Analyst
14 12 (4.33%) Senior Consultant
15 11 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
15 11 (3.97%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.80%) XML
2 35 (12.64%) .NET
3 32 (11.55%) Web Services
4 31 (11.19%) SOAP
5 7 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.44%) XSLT
8 3 (1.08%) HTML
8 3 (1.08%) Flash
8 3 (1.08%) HTML5
9 2 (0.72%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.72%) Spring
9 2 (0.72%) EJB
9 2 (0.72%) JDBC
9 2 (0.72%) Servlets
9 2 (0.72%) Struts
9 2 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.36%) Middleware
10 1 (0.36%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.81%) EPoS
2 5 (1.81%) EFTPOS
3 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.08%) NHS
4 3 (1.08%) User Experience
5 2 (0.72%) iSeries
5 2 (0.72%) SCADA
5 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.36%) IVR
6 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.36%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.17%) Windows
1 6 (2.17%) Linux
2 4 (1.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.72%) UNIX
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (44.04%) User Acceptance Testing
2 110 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (34.30%) Regression Testing
4 56 (20.22%) Automated Testing
5 54 (19.49%) Automation Testing
6 53 (19.13%) Test Strategy
7 47 (16.97%) Software Testing
8 36 (13.00%) Project Management
8 36 (13.00%) Manual Testing
9 30 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (9.39%) Scrum
11 24 (8.66%) Functional Testing
12 20 (7.22%) System Testing
13 17 (6.14%) Test Management
14 16 (5.78%) Project Planning
15 12 (4.33%) Test Automation
15 12 (4.33%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (4.33%) Business Analysis
15 12 (4.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
16 11 (3.97%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 71 (25.63%) SQL
2 16 (5.78%) VB.NET
3 13 (4.69%) Java
4 8 (2.89%) C#
5 6 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.08%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.72%) C
8 2 (0.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.36%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 105 (37.91%) ISEB
2 24 (8.66%) Degree
3 20 (7.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (6.14%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (40.79%) QA
2 11 (3.97%) SLA
3 4 (1.44%) HL7
Systems Management
1 27 (9.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.86%) Oracle
3 12 (4.33%) HP
4 7 (2.53%) IBM
5 3 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.08%) Capita
6 2 (0.72%) Adobe
6 2 (0.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) Sony
7 1 (0.36%) SAP
7 1 (0.36%) Siebel
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