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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 50 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.55% 2.70% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.98% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 21
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 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
360 470 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 83.53% 90.56% 82.63%
Number of salaries quoted 268 279 277
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 27 January 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) DOM
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) JIRA
2 8 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Firebug
3 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Management
5 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (16.67%) W3C
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) SaaS
9 1 (8.33%) MSTest
9 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
1 8 (66.67%) Firebug
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
4 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (8.33%) MSTest
6 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) DOM
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA