The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 96 81 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 126 96 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.59% 2.69% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 3.23% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 115 67 56
Average salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4038 2971 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.93% 83.38% 79.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3205 2253 2348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

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 1 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 1 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
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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 -26 79 £35,000 +6.06% 8
Halifax 0 24 £32,500 -5.79% 4
Bradford -5 10 £35,000 -24.73%
Wakefield - 6 £23,000 -
Elland - 5 £22,500 -
Huddersfield - 2 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 154 (50.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 132 (43.00%) QA
3 110 (35.83%) ISEB
4 90 (29.32%) SQL
5 84 (27.36%) Regression Testing
6 80 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (25.08%) Software Testing
8 72 (23.45%) Automation Testing
9 59 (19.22%) Finance
10 54 (17.59%) Project Management
11 51 (16.61%) HP Quality Center
12 49 (15.96%) Automated Testing
13 47 (15.31%) Test Strategy
14 43 (14.01%) SQL Server
15 39 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (12.38%) .NET
17 34 (11.07%) XML
18 29 (9.45%) Degree
19 27 (8.79%) QuickTest Pro
20 26 (8.47%) System Testing
21 25 (8.14%) Web Services
22 23 (7.49%) SOAP
22 23 (7.49%) Microsoft
23 21 (6.84%) Oracle
23 21 (6.84%) Selenium
24 20 (6.51%) Project Planning
24 20 (6.51%) Manual Testing
24 20 (6.51%) Scrum
24 20 (6.51%) Retail
25 19 (6.19%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (0.65%) WinCC
1 2 (0.65%) Apache
1 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.33%) Agresso
2 1 (0.33%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) ATM
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.61%) DB2
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.30%) MySQL
5 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (8.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (6.84%) Selenium
3 11 (3.58%) LoadRunner
4 8 (2.61%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.28%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.98%) Ant
8 3 (0.98%) Maven
8 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.98%) JBehave
8 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.98%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.65%) Flex Builder
9 2 (0.65%) JUnit
9 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.33%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.33%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.33%) MSTest
General
1 59 (19.22%) Finance
2 20 (6.51%) Retail
3 10 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.93%) Retail Banking
4 9 (2.93%) Banking
4 9 (2.93%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.98%) Games
5 3 (0.98%) Advertising
6 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (60.26%) Analyst
2 144 (46.91%) Test Analyst
3 62 (20.20%) Test Engineer
4 41 (13.36%) Tester
5 35 (11.40%) QA Analyst
6 25 (8.14%) Lead Test Analyst
7 20 (6.51%) Support Analyst
8 19 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (5.86%) Senior Test Analyst
9 18 (5.86%) Consultant
9 18 (5.86%) Automation Analyst
9 18 (5.86%) Automation Test Analyst
10 17 (5.54%) Automation Tester
10 17 (5.54%) Test Consultant
11 16 (5.21%) Senior Test Engineer
12 14 (4.56%) Software Tester
13 11 (3.58%) Systems Analyst
13 11 (3.58%) Test Manager
14 10 (3.26%) Developer
15 9 (2.93%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.38%) .NET
2 34 (11.07%) XML
3 25 (8.14%) Web Services
4 23 (7.49%) SOAP
5 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.98%) Flash
6 3 (0.98%) HTML
6 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.98%) HTML5
7 2 (0.65%) Spring
7 2 (0.65%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.65%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (0.65%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.65%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.65%) EJB
7 2 (0.65%) JDBC
7 2 (0.65%) Servlets
7 2 (0.65%) XSLT
7 2 (0.65%) Struts
7 2 (0.65%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.61%) EPoS
1 8 (2.61%) EFTPOS
2 3 (0.98%) iSeries
3 2 (0.65%) SCADA
3 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.65%) NHS
4 1 (0.33%) IVR
4 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.95%) Apple iOS
1 6 (1.95%) Linux
2 4 (1.30%) Windows
3 2 (0.65%) UNIX
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (50.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 84 (27.36%) Regression Testing
3 80 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (25.08%) Software Testing
5 72 (23.45%) Automation Testing
6 54 (17.59%) Project Management
7 49 (15.96%) Automated Testing
8 47 (15.31%) Test Strategy
9 39 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.47%) System Testing
11 20 (6.51%) Project Planning
11 20 (6.51%) Manual Testing
11 20 (6.51%) Scrum
12 16 (5.21%) Test Automation
13 14 (4.56%) ITIL
13 14 (4.56%) Data Entry
13 14 (4.56%) Functional Testing
14 12 (3.91%) Non-Functional Testing
14 12 (3.91%) Business Analysis
14 12 (3.91%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (29.32%) SQL
2 19 (6.19%) Java
3 15 (4.89%) VB.NET
4 7 (2.28%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.95%) C#
6 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.98%) ActionScript
7 3 (0.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 110 (35.83%) ISEB
2 29 (9.45%) Degree
3 18 (5.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (43.00%) QA
2 15 (4.89%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) HL7
Systems Management
1 51 (16.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 23 (7.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.84%) Oracle
3 15 (4.89%) HP
4 11 (3.58%) IBM
5 3 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (0.98%) Capita
6 2 (0.65%) SAP
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe
6 2 (0.65%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) Siebel
7 1 (0.33%) Sony
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 16% Pension + generous holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45707 - £56504 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago