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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 87 71 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +45
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 120 173 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.56% 3.47% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 4.08% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 95 156 56
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 £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £36,500 £43,000
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
4069 4237 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.78% 84.93% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3139 3415 2407
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 84 £35,000 +4.86% 4
Bradford -10 17 £37,500 +35.13% 1
Halifax -8 15 £35,000 +16.66%
Bingley - 2 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 120 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (44.26%) SQL
3 100 (40.98%) ISEB
4 76 (31.15%) Finance
5 72 (29.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 70 (28.69%) Regression Testing
7 68 (27.87%) QA
8 66 (27.05%) Software Testing
9 65 (26.64%) Test Automation
10 64 (26.23%) Automated Testing
11 59 (24.18%) Test Strategy
12 58 (23.77%) .NET
13 52 (21.31%) ISTQB
14 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
15 46 (18.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 44 (18.03%) SQL Server
17 43 (17.62%) Scrum
18 42 (17.21%) Project Management
18 42 (17.21%) Unit Testing
18 42 (17.21%) Integration Testing
19 40 (16.39%) Manual Testing
20 39 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (15.98%) C#
21 32 (13.11%) Mentoring
21 32 (13.11%) System Testing
22 30 (12.30%) Java
23 28 (11.48%) T-SQL
23 28 (11.48%) UNIX
23 28 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
23 28 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.23%) MySQL
6 2 (0.82%) Big Data
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) Impala
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 28 (11.48%) Selenium
2 24 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.74%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (4.10%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.64%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.64%) Ranorex
9 3 (1.23%) JMeter
9 3 (1.23%) JIRA
10 2 (0.82%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.41%) Facilita Forecast
11 1 (0.41%) LoadUI
11 1 (0.41%) Firebug
11 1 (0.41%) JUnit
11 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 76 (31.15%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Retail
3 14 (5.74%) Banking
4 6 (2.46%) Legal
5 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 144 (59.02%) Analyst
2 122 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 38 (15.57%) Tester
4 34 (13.93%) Business Analyst
5 26 (10.66%) Senior Analyst
5 26 (10.66%) Senior Test Analyst
6 23 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 21 (8.61%) Developer
8 20 (8.20%) Software Tester
9 19 (7.79%) Business Test Analyst
10 16 (6.56%) Functional Analyst
11 15 (6.15%) Test Engineer
12 13 (5.33%) Functional Test Analyst
13 12 (4.92%) .NET Developer
13 12 (4.92%) Systems Tester
14 11 (4.51%) Software Test Engineer
14 11 (4.51%) Software Engineer
15 9 (3.69%) Lead Business Analyst
16 8 (3.28%) Consultant
17 7 (2.87%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.77%) .NET
2 20 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.74%) .NET Framework
4 12 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (4.51%) Web Services
6 6 (2.46%) HTML
7 5 (2.05%) jQuery
8 3 (1.23%) Apache Flex
8 3 (1.23%) XML
9 2 (0.82%) LAMP
10 1 (0.41%) DOM
10 1 (0.41%) CSS
10 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.69%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.64%) Open Source
6 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.82%) RIA
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) W3C
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.48%) UNIX
2 9 (3.69%) Windows
3 4 (1.64%) Android
3 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (29.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 70 (28.69%) Regression Testing
4 66 (27.05%) Software Testing
5 65 (26.64%) Test Automation
6 64 (26.23%) Automated Testing
7 59 (24.18%) Test Strategy
8 43 (17.62%) Scrum
9 42 (17.21%) Project Management
9 42 (17.21%) Unit Testing
9 42 (17.21%) Integration Testing
10 40 (16.39%) Manual Testing
11 32 (13.11%) System Testing
11 32 (13.11%) Mentoring
12 28 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (11.07%) Functional Testing
14 26 (10.66%) Compatibility Testing
15 24 (9.84%) Business Analysis
16 23 (9.43%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 108 (44.26%) SQL
2 39 (15.98%) C#
3 30 (12.30%) Java
4 28 (11.48%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.23%) Ruby
7 3 (1.23%) PHP
7 3 (1.23%) C++
8 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.41%) Scala
9 1 (0.41%) Python
9 1 (0.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 100 (40.98%) ISEB
2 52 (21.31%) ISTQB
3 46 (18.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (4.10%) CISSP
4 10 (4.10%) CISA
5 8 (3.28%) Degree
6 2 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (27.87%) QA
2 10 (4.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.51%) Oracle
3 9 (3.69%) BT
3 9 (3.69%) IBM
4 5 (2.05%) CODA
4 5 (2.05%) HP
5 4 (1.64%) Citrix
5 4 (1.64%) Laserfiche
6 3 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.41%) LexisNexis
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago