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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 108 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 105 101 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.23% 2.36% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.85% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 95 86 64
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £42,200
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
4078 3538 3235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.56% 82.64% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3253 2764 2707
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 24 December 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 December 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 -3 62 £32,500 +3.17% 6
Bradford +3 22 £36,500 +37.73% 3
Halifax -12 14 £35,000 -35.18% 1
Huddersfield -5 1 £35,000 -41.66%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (45.89%) ISEB
2 82 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (38.65%) QA
4 75 (36.23%) Finance
5 66 (31.88%) Test Strategy
6 65 (31.40%) Regression Testing
7 63 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 51 (24.64%) Automated Testing
8 51 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (22.71%) SQL
9 47 (22.71%) Microsoft
10 40 (19.32%) Project Management
11 39 (18.84%) .NET
12 38 (18.36%) Manual Testing
13 37 (17.87%) Functional Testing
14 35 (16.91%) ISTQB
15 34 (16.43%) Software Testing
16 33 (15.94%) Scrum
17 31 (14.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 30 (14.49%) MS Excel
19 27 (13.04%) Automation Testing
20 24 (11.59%) Web Services
21 23 (11.11%) XML
21 23 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
22 22 (10.63%) SQL Server
23 20 (9.66%) Mentoring
24 19 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
24 19 (9.18%) Integration Testing
24 19 (9.18%) Test Management
24 19 (9.18%) SoapUI

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.48%) IIS
1 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.48%) Lync
1 1 (0.48%) WinCC
Applications
1 30 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.93%) MySQL
6 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (9.18%) SoapUI
3 13 (6.28%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.31%) Selenium
5 5 (2.42%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (1.93%) FitNesse
6 4 (1.93%) Ranorex
7 3 (1.45%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.45%) JMeter
8 2 (0.97%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.97%) MSTest
9 1 (0.48%) JUnit
General
1 75 (36.23%) Finance
2 3 (1.45%) Banking
2 3 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.48%) Retail
3 1 (0.48%) Legal
3 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (67.63%) Analyst
2 115 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 51 (24.64%) Senior Analyst
4 50 (24.15%) Senior Test Analyst
5 22 (10.63%) Business Analyst
6 20 (9.66%) Senior Consultant
6 20 (9.66%) Consultant
6 20 (9.66%) Test Consultant
6 20 (9.66%) Senior Test Consultant
7 18 (8.70%) Test Manager
8 16 (7.73%) Tester
9 11 (5.31%) Functional Analyst
9 11 (5.31%) Test Leader
10 8 (3.86%) Lead Business Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) Functional Test Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.38%) Systems Tester
11 7 (3.38%) Developer
12 6 (2.90%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.84%) .NET
2 24 (11.59%) Web Services
3 23 (11.11%) XML
4 15 (7.25%) SOAP
5 8 (3.86%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.38%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.86%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.38%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.93%) User Experience
5 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.45%) Open Source
6 3 (1.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.48%) SCADA
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.80%) Windows
2 5 (2.42%) UNIX
3 4 (1.93%) Android
3 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (31.88%) Test Strategy
3 65 (31.40%) Regression Testing
4 63 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 51 (24.64%) Automated Testing
6 40 (19.32%) Project Management
7 38 (18.36%) Manual Testing
8 37 (17.87%) Functional Testing
9 34 (16.43%) Software Testing
10 33 (15.94%) Scrum
11 27 (13.04%) Automation Testing
12 20 (9.66%) Mentoring
13 19 (9.18%) Integration Testing
13 19 (9.18%) Test Management
13 19 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (8.70%) Business Analysis
14 18 (8.70%) System Testing
14 18 (8.70%) Test Automation
15 13 (6.28%) Line Management
16 12 (5.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.71%) SQL
2 14 (6.76%) T-SQL
3 11 (5.31%) C#
4 5 (2.42%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.93%) C
6 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 95 (45.89%) ISEB
2 35 (16.91%) ISTQB
3 31 (14.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (5.80%) Degree
5 9 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (38.65%) QA
2 8 (3.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.45%) SLA
4 2 (0.97%) HL7
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (22.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.86%) Oracle
2 8 (3.86%) BT
2 8 (3.86%) IBM
3 7 (3.38%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (2.42%) HP
4 5 (2.42%) CODA
5 1 (0.48%) LexisNexis
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Morrisons
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago