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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 95 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 117 103 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.50% 2.37% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.89% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 105 87 72
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £58,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
4050 3561 3270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.61% 82.09% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3283 2764 2722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +30 73 £32,500 - 13
Bradford +10 24 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Halifax -17 14 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Huddersfield 0 2 £35,000 -41.66%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 98 (45.16%) ISEB
2 90 (41.47%) Finance
3 89 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (37.79%) QA
5 72 (33.18%) Regression Testing
6 69 (31.80%) SQL
6 69 (31.80%) Test Strategy
7 60 (27.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 58 (26.73%) Automated Testing
9 56 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 52 (23.96%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (22.58%) .NET
12 44 (20.28%) Manual Testing
13 43 (19.82%) Project Management
14 41 (18.89%) ISTQB
15 40 (18.43%) Scrum
16 39 (17.97%) Functional Testing
17 38 (17.51%) Software Testing
18 37 (17.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 31 (14.29%) Test Automation
19 31 (14.29%) MS Excel
20 29 (13.36%) System Testing
21 26 (11.98%) SQL Server
22 24 (11.06%) Integration Testing
22 24 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
23 23 (10.60%) Test Management
23 23 (10.60%) Mentoring
23 23 (10.60%) Automation Testing
23 23 (10.60%) Web Services
24 22 (10.14%) Unit Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) Lync
2 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.69%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.84%) MySQL
6 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (9.68%) SoapUI
3 14 (6.45%) Selenium
4 13 (5.99%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.76%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (2.30%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.84%) FitNesse
7 4 (1.84%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.84%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.38%) JMeter
9 2 (0.92%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.92%) MSTest
10 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.46%) JUnit
General
1 90 (41.47%) Finance
2 4 (1.84%) Banking
2 4 (1.84%) Retail
2 4 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 154 (70.97%) Analyst
2 129 (59.45%) Test Analyst
3 47 (21.66%) Senior Analyst
3 47 (21.66%) Senior Test Analyst
4 26 (11.98%) Business Analyst
5 19 (8.76%) Tester
6 16 (7.37%) Functional Analyst
7 15 (6.91%) Senior Test Consultant
7 15 (6.91%) Test Consultant
7 15 (6.91%) Senior Consultant
7 15 (6.91%) Consultant
8 12 (5.53%) Test Manager
8 12 (5.53%) Functional Test Analyst
8 12 (5.53%) Test Leader
9 10 (4.61%) Systems Tester
9 10 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (4.15%) Lead Business Analyst
10 9 (4.15%) Business Test Analyst
11 8 (3.69%) Developer
12 7 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.58%) .NET
2 23 (10.60%) Web Services
3 18 (8.29%) XML
4 13 (5.99%) SOAP
5 11 (5.07%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.92%) XSLT
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.15%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.15%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.84%) User Experience
4 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.38%) Open Source
6 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.46%) NHS
6 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.45%) UNIX
2 12 (5.53%) Windows
3 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.84%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (33.18%) Regression Testing
3 69 (31.80%) Test Strategy
4 60 (27.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 58 (26.73%) Automated Testing
6 44 (20.28%) Manual Testing
7 43 (19.82%) Project Management
8 40 (18.43%) Scrum
9 39 (17.97%) Functional Testing
10 38 (17.51%) Software Testing
11 31 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 29 (13.36%) System Testing
13 24 (11.06%) Integration Testing
14 23 (10.60%) Test Management
14 23 (10.60%) Mentoring
14 23 (10.60%) Automation Testing
15 22 (10.14%) Unit Testing
16 18 (8.29%) Business Analysis
17 16 (7.37%) Service Delivery
17 16 (7.37%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (31.80%) SQL
2 18 (8.29%) T-SQL
3 15 (6.91%) C#
4 4 (1.84%) Java
4 4 (1.84%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.84%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.38%) C
6 1 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 98 (45.16%) ISEB
2 41 (18.89%) ISTQB
3 37 (17.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (5.07%) Degree
5 9 (4.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (37.79%) QA
2 10 (4.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) HL7
Systems Management
1 7 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.53%) Oracle
3 9 (4.15%) BT
3 9 (4.15%) IBM
4 5 (2.30%) CODA
5 4 (1.84%) Laserfiche
5 4 (1.84%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (1.84%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) LexisNexis
Castleford
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £25.2k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago