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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.13% 4.05% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 4.60% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 13
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.65%
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
302 478 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 80.53% 88.03% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 255 260 214
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 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 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
1 16 (84.21%) CSS
1 16 (84.21%) Firebug
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) Selenium
4 12 (63.16%) Security Testing
4 12 (63.16%) Test Management
5 11 (57.89%) Automated Testing
6 10 (52.63%) ISEB
7 9 (47.37%) DOM
7 9 (47.37%) C#
7 9 (47.37%) JIRA
7 9 (47.37%) QA
8 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
8 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
8 8 (42.11%) MVC
8 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
8 8 (42.11%) Java
8 8 (42.11%) .NET
8 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
8 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
9 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
10 5 (26.32%) Bugzilla
10 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
11 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (10.53%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Firebug
2 13 (68.42%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Bugzilla
5 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
5 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.26%) MSTest
6 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
1 16 (84.21%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
1 16 (84.21%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) DOM
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Security Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Test Management
3 11 (57.89%) Automated Testing
4 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA