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 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 59 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.07% 2.69% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.02% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 7
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
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
356 331 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 75.91% 88.98% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 270 188 292
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 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 13 (65.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) QA
4 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (30.00%) ISEB
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Selenium
6 3 (15.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
8 1 (5.00%) JIRA
8 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (5.00%) HTML
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (5.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) DOM
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Firebug
2 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Functional Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Manual Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Tester
7 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) DOM
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle