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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 120 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 101 97 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.95% 2.44% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.86% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 84 61
Average salary £34,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.98% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,700 £65,000
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
4369 3391 2945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.34% 85.35% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 2745 2443
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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 -18 66 £34,750 +6.92% 7
Halifax +11 27 £35,000 -27.46% 2
Bradford -21 4 £34,375 -26.07% 1
Huddersfield +10 3 £29,000 - 2
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 102 (43.97%) User Acceptance Testing
2 99 (42.67%) QA
3 91 (39.22%) ISEB
4 84 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (33.62%) Regression Testing
6 60 (25.86%) Finance
7 54 (23.28%) Test Strategy
8 51 (21.98%) SQL
9 48 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
10 40 (17.24%) Automation Testing
10 40 (17.24%) Automated Testing
11 39 (16.81%) XML
12 31 (13.36%) SQL Server
12 31 (13.36%) Manual Testing
13 30 (12.93%) Functional Testing
13 30 (12.93%) Project Management
13 30 (12.93%) Web Services
14 29 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 27 (11.64%) SOAP
16 25 (10.78%) Scrum
17 24 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (10.34%) .NET
18 22 (9.48%) Microsoft
19 20 (8.62%) MS Excel
20 19 (8.19%) ISTQB
21 17 (7.33%) Oracle
22 16 (6.90%) Test Management
23 15 (6.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 14 (6.03%) SoapUI
24 14 (6.03%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (0.86%) IIS
1 2 (0.86%) JBoss
1 2 (0.86%) Apache
1 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) Lync
2 1 (0.43%) WinCC
Applications
1 20 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.31%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.72%) MySQL
5 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (6.03%) SoapUI
2 13 (5.60%) Selenium
3 9 (3.88%) WebDriver
4 8 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (1.72%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.29%) JMeter
8 3 (1.29%) Maven
8 3 (1.29%) Ant
8 3 (1.29%) JUnit
8 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.29%) MSTest
8 3 (1.29%) JBehave
8 3 (1.29%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.86%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.43%) Flex Builder
General
1 60 (25.86%) Finance
2 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.43%) Advertising
2 1 (0.43%) Publishing
2 1 (0.43%) Banking
2 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (59.91%) Analyst
2 107 (46.12%) Test Analyst
3 40 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
4 39 (16.81%) Senior Test Analyst
5 20 (8.62%) Test Engineer
5 20 (8.62%) Test Consultant
5 20 (8.62%) Consultant
5 20 (8.62%) Test Manager
5 20 (8.62%) Tester
6 17 (7.33%) Senior Consultant
6 17 (7.33%) Senior Test Consultant
7 14 (6.03%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.74%) Senior Test Engineer
9 10 (4.31%) Test Leader
10 8 (3.45%) Junior
10 8 (3.45%) Developer
11 7 (3.02%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.02%) Software Tester
12 6 (2.59%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.59%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.81%) XML
2 30 (12.93%) Web Services
3 27 (11.64%) SOAP
4 24 (10.34%) .NET
5 6 (2.59%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.72%) XSLT
8 2 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.86%) Spring
8 2 (0.86%) EJB
8 2 (0.86%) JDBC
8 2 (0.86%) Servlets
8 2 (0.86%) Struts
8 2 (0.86%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (0.43%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.43%) HTML5
9 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.43%) HTML
9 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.29%) Open Source
3 3 (1.29%) User Experience
3 3 (1.29%) NHS
4 2 (0.86%) iSeries
5 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.43%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.43%) SCADA
5 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.02%) Windows
2 3 (1.29%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (43.97%) User Acceptance Testing
2 84 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (33.62%) Regression Testing
4 54 (23.28%) Test Strategy
5 40 (17.24%) Automation Testing
5 40 (17.24%) Automated Testing
6 31 (13.36%) Manual Testing
7 30 (12.93%) Functional Testing
7 30 (12.93%) Project Management
8 29 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 25 (10.78%) Scrum
10 24 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.90%) Test Management
12 13 (5.60%) Line Management
13 11 (4.74%) System Testing
14 10 (4.31%) ITIL
15 9 (3.88%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 9 (3.88%) TDD
15 9 (3.88%) Business Analysis
15 9 (3.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.98%) SQL
2 12 (5.17%) VB.NET
3 8 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.02%) C#
5 5 (2.16%) Java
6 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.29%) C
7 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 91 (39.22%) ISEB
2 19 (8.19%) ISTQB
3 15 (6.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (5.17%) Degree
5 9 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (3.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (42.67%) QA
2 10 (4.31%) SLA
3 4 (1.72%) HL7
Systems Management
1 14 (6.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.33%) Oracle
3 7 (3.02%) HP
4 4 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.86%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe
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