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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.22% 3.38% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 3.92% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 6
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
306 408 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 84.76% 86.26% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 276 248 214
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 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) Firebug
2 13 (81.25%) Selenium
3 12 (75.00%) Security Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Test Management
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
5 9 (56.25%) QA
5 9 (56.25%) JIRA
5 9 (56.25%) DOM
5 9 (56.25%) C#
6 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (50.00%) Java
6 8 (50.00%) .NET
6 8 (50.00%) N-Tier
6 8 (50.00%) MVC
6 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
7 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
7 7 (43.75%) ISEB
8 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (25.00%) WebDriver

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Firebug
2 13 (81.25%) Selenium
3 9 (56.25%) JIRA
4 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.25%) MSTest
6 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
1 16 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) DOM
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 12 (75.00%) Test Management
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA