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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 100 84 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 115 96 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.31% 2.66% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.17% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 107 65 53
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £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
4103 3029 3005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.36% 84.05% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3171 2356 2517
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 29 August 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 -27 72 £35,000 +4.47% 8
Halifax +3 27 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Bradford -10 8 £31,500 -11.88% 3
Wakefield - 6 £23,000 -
Huddersfield 0 5 £35,000 - 1
Elland - 1 £22,500 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 134 (47.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 123 (43.31%) QA
3 102 (35.92%) Regression Testing
4 100 (35.21%) ISEB
5 78 (27.46%) SQL
6 75 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (21.48%) Software Testing
8 59 (20.77%) Automation Testing
8 59 (20.77%) Finance
9 54 (19.01%) Automated Testing
10 46 (16.20%) Project Management
11 45 (15.85%) Test Strategy
12 39 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
12 39 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 39 (13.73%) XML
13 36 (12.68%) .NET
14 33 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (10.56%) Web Services
16 28 (9.86%) SOAP
16 28 (9.86%) Degree
17 25 (8.80%) Scrum
18 23 (8.10%) Manual Testing
19 21 (7.39%) Selenium
19 21 (7.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 21 (7.39%) Oracle
19 21 (7.39%) Microsoft
20 20 (7.04%) System Testing
21 19 (6.69%) QuickTest Pro
22 18 (6.34%) Project Planning
22 18 (6.34%) Functional Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (0.70%) IIS
1 2 (0.70%) Apache
1 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.70%) WinCC
2 1 (0.35%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.35%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.11%) DB2
2 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (2.11%) MySQL
3 5 (1.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (7.39%) Selenium
2 19 (6.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (3.52%) LoadRunner
4 9 (3.17%) WebDriver
5 7 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.46%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.46%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.06%) Ant
7 3 (1.06%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.06%) JBehave
7 3 (1.06%) Maven
7 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.70%) MSTest
8 2 (0.70%) Flex Builder
8 2 (0.70%) JUnit
8 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.35%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 59 (20.77%) Finance
2 14 (4.93%) Retail
3 8 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.46%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.46%) Retail Banking
4 7 (2.46%) Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Publishing
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 169 (59.51%) Analyst
2 130 (45.77%) Test Analyst
3 49 (17.25%) Test Engineer
4 37 (13.03%) Tester
5 31 (10.92%) Senior Analyst
6 30 (10.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 24 (8.45%) QA Analyst
8 20 (7.04%) Consultant
9 19 (6.69%) Test Consultant
10 17 (5.99%) Support Analyst
11 16 (5.63%) Senior Test Engineer
11 16 (5.63%) Lead Test Analyst
12 14 (4.93%) Software Tester
13 13 (4.58%) Automation Test Analyst
13 13 (4.58%) Automation Tester
13 13 (4.58%) Automation Analyst
14 12 (4.23%) Test Manager
15 11 (3.87%) Systems Analyst
16 9 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
16 9 (3.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.73%) XML
2 36 (12.68%) .NET
3 30 (10.56%) Web Services
4 28 (9.86%) SOAP
5 6 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.41%) XSLT
6 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.06%) HTML5
7 3 (1.06%) Flash
7 3 (1.06%) HTML
8 2 (0.70%) Struts
8 2 (0.70%) EJB
8 2 (0.70%) JDBC
8 2 (0.70%) Servlets
8 2 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.70%) Spring
8 2 (0.70%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.70%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.11%) EPoS
1 6 (2.11%) EFTPOS
2 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.06%) iSeries
3 3 (1.06%) NHS
4 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.70%) SCADA
5 1 (0.35%) Open Source
5 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.35%) IVR
5 1 (0.35%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.11%) Windows
1 6 (2.11%) Linux
2 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.70%) UNIX
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (47.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 102 (35.92%) Regression Testing
3 75 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (21.48%) Software Testing
5 59 (20.77%) Automation Testing
6 54 (19.01%) Automated Testing
7 46 (16.20%) Project Management
8 45 (15.85%) Test Strategy
9 33 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (8.80%) Scrum
11 23 (8.10%) Manual Testing
12 20 (7.04%) System Testing
13 18 (6.34%) Functional Testing
13 18 (6.34%) Project Planning
14 14 (4.93%) Test Automation
15 12 (4.23%) Business Analysis
15 12 (4.23%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (4.23%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 12 (4.23%) ITIL
16 11 (3.87%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 78 (27.46%) SQL
2 16 (5.63%) VB.NET
3 15 (5.28%) Java
4 7 (2.46%) C#
4 7 (2.46%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.06%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.70%) PHP
8 2 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 100 (35.21%) ISEB
2 28 (9.86%) Degree
3 21 (7.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (3.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (43.31%) QA
2 12 (4.23%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) HL7
Systems Management
1 39 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (7.39%) Oracle
1 21 (7.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.28%) HP
3 9 (3.17%) IBM
4 3 (1.06%) Capita
4 3 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.70%) JBoss
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe
6 1 (0.35%) Sony
6 1 (0.35%) Siebel
6 1 (0.35%) SAP
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