The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 49 62 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.63% 0.89% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.98% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 17
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
402 409 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 82.04% 91.09% 81.54%
Number of salaries quoted 313 249 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in York

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the York region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in York

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) QA
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Firebug
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) DOM
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Management
7 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
7 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (9.09%) W3C
8 1 (9.09%) SaaS
8 1 (9.09%) MSTest

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the York 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Firebug
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
York
Eden Lea
Posted: 3 days ago