The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 106 103 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 156 125 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.21% 2.35% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.86% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 143 85 92
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,550 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,132 £42,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5672 4376 4337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.32% 82.22% 78.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 3374 3548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Yorkshire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -7 129 £33,375 -1.83% 13
North Yorkshire -16 18 £32,500 +20.37% 3
South Yorkshire -28 11 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 173 (42.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 167 (41.13%) QA
3 133 (32.76%) ISEB
4 132 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (27.34%) SQL
6 105 (25.86%) Software Testing
7 86 (21.18%) Regression Testing
8 85 (20.94%) Automation Testing
9 71 (17.49%) Finance
10 66 (16.26%) .NET
10 66 (16.26%) Automated Testing
11 61 (15.02%) Test Strategy
12 59 (14.53%) Degree
12 59 (14.53%) SQL Server
13 56 (13.79%) Project Management
14 54 (13.30%) HP Quality Center
15 49 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (9.11%) XML
17 32 (7.88%) Manual Testing
17 32 (7.88%) System Testing
18 31 (7.64%) Scrum
18 31 (7.64%) Microsoft
19 30 (7.39%) QuickTest Pro
19 30 (7.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 29 (7.14%) Web Services
20 29 (7.14%) Java
21 27 (6.65%) Selenium
22 26 (6.40%) SOAP
22 26 (6.40%) MS Excel
23 25 (6.16%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.49%) WinCC
2 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.49%) Apache
2 2 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Agresso
2 1 (0.25%) BASE24
2 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) FTP
1 2 (0.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.22%) DB2
3 7 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.99%) MySQL
6 2 (0.49%) MS Access
6 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (7.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (6.65%) Selenium
3 12 (2.96%) LoadRunner
4 10 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.97%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.72%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.99%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.74%) Maven
9 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.74%) JBehave
9 3 (0.74%) Ant
9 3 (0.74%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.49%) JUnit
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.49%) Flex Builder
11 1 (0.25%) JIRA
11 1 (0.25%) MSTest
General
1 71 (17.49%) Finance
2 23 (5.67%) Retail
3 20 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.22%) Banking
4 9 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.23%) Games
6 3 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 226 (55.67%) Analyst
2 179 (44.09%) Test Analyst
3 70 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 68 (16.75%) Tester
5 40 (9.85%) Developer
6 37 (9.11%) QA Analyst
7 33 (8.13%) Software Tester
8 29 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
9 20 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (4.68%) Automation Test Analyst
10 19 (4.68%) Automation Tester
10 19 (4.68%) Automation Analyst
11 18 (4.43%) Senior Test Analyst
11 18 (4.43%) Consultant
12 17 (4.19%) Test Consultant
13 16 (3.94%) Senior Test Engineer
14 15 (3.69%) Software Developer
15 14 (3.45%) Manual Tester
15 14 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (16.26%) .NET
2 37 (9.11%) XML
3 29 (7.14%) Web Services
4 26 (6.40%) SOAP
5 14 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.20%) Flash
7 12 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (2.71%) HTML
9 8 (1.97%) CSS
10 6 (1.48%) HTML5
11 4 (0.99%) EDI
11 4 (0.99%) SAP PI
12 3 (0.74%) REST
12 3 (0.74%) CSS3
13 2 (0.49%) XSLT
13 2 (0.49%) EJB
13 2 (0.49%) JDBC
13 2 (0.49%) Servlets
13 2 (0.49%) Struts
13 2 (0.49%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.71%) IVR
1 11 (2.71%) Mobile App
2 9 (2.22%) EPoS
2 9 (2.22%) EFTPOS
3 3 (0.74%) iSeries
4 2 (0.49%) E-Learning
4 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.49%) NHS
4 2 (0.49%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (0.49%) SCADA
4 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.25%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.97%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.48%) Linux
3 5 (1.23%) Windows
4 3 (0.74%) UNIX
5 1 (0.25%) Android
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (42.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 132 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (25.86%) Software Testing
4 86 (21.18%) Regression Testing
5 85 (20.94%) Automation Testing
6 66 (16.26%) Automated Testing
7 61 (15.02%) Test Strategy
8 56 (13.79%) Project Management
9 49 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (7.88%) Manual Testing
10 32 (7.88%) System Testing
11 31 (7.64%) Scrum
12 24 (5.91%) Test Automation
12 24 (5.91%) Project Planning
13 21 (5.17%) Business Analysis
14 16 (3.94%) Unit Testing
14 16 (3.94%) Integration Acceptance Testing
14 16 (3.94%) Non-Functional Testing
15 15 (3.69%) Functional Testing
15 15 (3.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (27.34%) SQL
2 29 (7.14%) Java
3 22 (5.42%) C#
4 19 (4.68%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.69%) VB.NET
6 13 (3.20%) VB
7 7 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.48%) C
9 5 (1.23%) C++
9 5 (1.23%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.74%) PHP
12 2 (0.49%) VBScript
12 2 (0.49%) VBA
12 2 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 133 (32.76%) ISEB
2 59 (14.53%) Degree
3 30 (7.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (41.13%) QA
2 17 (4.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) HL7
Systems Management
1 54 (13.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 31 (7.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.16%) Oracle
3 15 (3.69%) HP
4 12 (2.96%) IBM
5 4 (0.99%) SAP
6 3 (0.74%) Capita
6 3 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.49%) JBoss
7 2 (0.49%) Siebel
7 2 (0.49%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe
8 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.25%) Sony
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.25%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 16% Pension + generous holidays
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, travel allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45707 - £56504 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago