The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 York region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 46 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 3.30% 3.89% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 4.50% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 13
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 378 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 79.30% 86.50% 74.07%
Number of salaries quoted 239 220 228
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Scripting
North Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the York region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in York

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 20 (51.28%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 13 (33.33%) ISEB
3 13 (33.33%) Degree
3 13 (33.33%) QA
4 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) SQL
7 5 (12.82%) HTML
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle
7 5 (12.82%) CSS
7 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.82%) System Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) MS Access
8 4 (10.26%) Java
8 4 (10.26%) VB
8 4 (10.26%) VBA
8 4 (10.26%) .NET
9 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Selenium
9 3 (7.69%) Use Case
9 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Release Management
10 2 (5.13%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (5.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Firebug
3 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Tester
3 15 (38.46%) Test Analyst
4 13 (33.33%) Manual Tester
4 13 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 13 (33.33%) Functional Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Tester
8 1 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
1 5 (12.82%) CSS
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) DOM
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) System Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.69%) Use Case
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Release Management
8 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) VB
3 4 (10.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISEB
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft