The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 163 144 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.43% 2.01% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.43% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 133 136 78
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £24,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5958 5926 4515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.73% 82.53% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 4591 3531
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +11 125 £35,000 - 15
South Yorkshire +13 18 £32,000 -8.57% 3
North Yorkshire -14 11 £32,500 - 4
East Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 211 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (45.75%) SQL
3 105 (30.79%) QA
4 97 (28.45%) SDLC
5 88 (25.81%) Finance
6 87 (25.51%) C#
7 86 (25.22%) Java
8 85 (24.93%) ISEB
9 81 (23.75%) Selenium
10 72 (21.11%) Regression Testing
11 70 (20.53%) .NET
11 70 (20.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 69 (20.23%) Software Testing
12 69 (20.23%) Scrum
13 55 (16.13%) Test Automation
14 50 (14.66%) Test Management
15 49 (14.37%) ISTQB
15 49 (14.37%) SQL Server
16 48 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (14.08%) Automated Testing
16 48 (14.08%) Degree
17 44 (12.90%) Integration Testing
18 41 (12.02%) Microsoft
18 41 (12.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 40 (11.73%) JavaScript
20 39 (11.44%) Project Management
20 39 (11.44%) System Integration Testing
21 37 (10.85%) Manual Testing
21 37 (10.85%) Test Strategy
22 35 (10.26%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.59%) Liferay
2 2 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.16%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (5.57%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.47%) MySQL
5 5 (1.47%) Big Data
6 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 81 (23.75%) Selenium
2 26 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (7.62%) Cucumber
3 23 (6.74%) WebDriver
3 23 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.74%) HP UFT
4 13 (3.81%) JIRA
5 9 (2.64%) Firebug
6 8 (2.35%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.05%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.17%) JUnit
8 4 (1.17%) Behat
8 4 (1.17%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.17%) Ranorex
9 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.88%) TestNG
10 2 (0.59%) Hudson
11 1 (0.29%) MSTest
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 88 (25.81%) Finance
2 23 (6.74%) Banking
3 20 (5.87%) Legal
4 18 (5.28%) Retail
5 8 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.47%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.29%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 145 (42.52%) Analyst
2 138 (40.47%) Test Analyst
3 93 (27.27%) Tester
4 88 (25.81%) Test Engineer
5 26 (7.62%) Developer
6 25 (7.33%) Software Tester
6 25 (7.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 24 (7.04%) Business Analyst
7 24 (7.04%) Automation Engineer
7 24 (7.04%) Test Automation Engineer
8 22 (6.45%) Business Test Analyst
8 22 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 22 (6.45%) Systems Tester
9 21 (6.16%) Software Test Engineer
9 21 (6.16%) Automation Tester
10 20 (5.87%) QA Analyst
11 19 (5.57%) QA Test Analyst
12 16 (4.69%) Software Developer
12 16 (4.69%) Consultant
13 13 (3.81%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (20.53%) .NET
2 25 (7.33%) HTML
3 23 (6.74%) ASP.NET
4 21 (6.16%) CSS
5 13 (3.81%) Gherkin
5 13 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (2.93%) .NET Framework
6 10 (2.93%) XML
7 9 (2.64%) SOAP
8 7 (2.05%) LAMP
9 6 (1.76%) Web Services
9 6 (1.76%) REST
10 5 (1.47%) JSON
10 5 (1.47%) Spring
11 2 (0.59%) DOM
11 2 (0.59%) COM
11 2 (0.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.05%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.05%) RIA
4 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.76%) iPhone
5 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.17%) NHS
7 2 (0.59%) W3C
7 2 (0.59%) Online Games
8 1 (0.29%) Java Card
8 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.62%) UNIX
2 24 (7.04%) Windows
3 16 (4.69%) Android
4 10 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.17%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (28.45%) SDLC
3 72 (21.11%) Regression Testing
4 70 (20.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 69 (20.23%) Software Testing
5 69 (20.23%) Scrum
6 55 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 50 (14.66%) Test Management
8 48 (14.08%) Automated Testing
8 48 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (12.90%) Integration Testing
10 39 (11.44%) Project Management
10 39 (11.44%) System Integration Testing
11 37 (10.85%) Test Strategy
11 37 (10.85%) Manual Testing
12 33 (9.68%) Unit Testing
13 32 (9.38%) Waterfall
13 32 (9.38%) BDD
14 30 (8.80%) TDD
15 28 (8.21%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (45.75%) SQL
2 87 (25.51%) C#
3 86 (25.22%) Java
4 40 (11.73%) JavaScript
5 22 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.52%) PHP
7 11 (3.23%) Python
8 8 (2.35%) C++
9 7 (2.05%) VBScript
9 7 (2.05%) Ruby
10 4 (1.17%) C
11 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.59%) Uniface
12 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.29%) VB
12 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (24.93%) ISEB
2 49 (14.37%) ISTQB
3 48 (14.08%) Degree
4 41 (12.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.35%) CISSP
5 8 (2.35%) CISA
6 2 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (30.79%) QA
2 13 (3.81%) SLA
3 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 30 (8.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.11%) HP
3 12 (3.52%) Oracle
4 5 (1.47%) Telerik
5 4 (1.17%) Unisys
6 3 (0.88%) SAP
7 2 (0.59%) Siebel
7 2 (0.59%) Apple
7 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.59%) Google
7 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.29%) Capita
8 1 (0.29%) ATG
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) Lotus
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
South Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: Excellent plus benefits
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Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum plus benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £24000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits package, free parking
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
York
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Salary: £24000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits package, free parking
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience, plus bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Sheffield
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits package
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