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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 79 85 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 238 214 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.25% 3.04% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 3.66% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 212 173 94
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
6381 5851 4613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.12% 83.00% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5173 4458 3700
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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 +5 138 £35,000 +7.69% 15
North Yorkshire +15 49 £30,000 -7.69% 7
South Yorkshire +3 41 £32,500 -7.14% 10
East Yorkshire +2 9 £26,000 -3.70% 3
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 228 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (35.34%) SQL
3 139 (33.41%) ISEB
4 119 (28.61%) QA
5 117 (28.13%) Finance
6 104 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 95 (22.84%) .NET
8 89 (21.39%) Regression Testing
9 88 (21.15%) C#
10 87 (20.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 80 (19.23%) Scrum
11 80 (19.23%) Software Testing
12 77 (18.51%) Microsoft
13 74 (17.79%) Test Strategy
14 71 (17.07%) Functional Testing
15 70 (16.83%) ISTQB
16 66 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
17 65 (15.63%) SQL Server
18 64 (15.38%) Test Automation
19 62 (14.90%) Manual Testing
20 61 (14.66%) Degree
21 55 (13.22%) Unit Testing
22 54 (12.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 46 (11.06%) Java
24 45 (10.82%) ASP.NET
24 45 (10.82%) Integration Testing
24 45 (10.82%) Automation Testing
25 42 (10.10%) Selenium
25 42 (10.10%) MS Excel
26 40 (9.62%) Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.44%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.44%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.92%) MySQL
5 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.44%) NonStop SQL
7 5 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.20%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.24%) Impala
9 1 (0.24%) Big Data
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 42 (10.10%) Selenium
2 29 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.01%) Visual Studio
4 18 (4.33%) Cucumber
5 16 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 16 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (3.85%) JIRA
6 12 (2.88%) WebDriver
7 8 (1.92%) Firebug
8 6 (1.44%) Ranorex
9 5 (1.20%) JMeter
9 5 (1.20%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.96%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.48%) MSTest
11 2 (0.48%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.24%) JUnit
12 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 117 (28.13%) Finance
2 22 (5.29%) Retail
3 9 (2.16%) Banking
4 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.96%) Legal
6 3 (0.72%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 255 (61.30%) Analyst
2 222 (53.37%) Test Analyst
3 84 (20.19%) Tester
4 48 (11.54%) Developer
5 42 (10.10%) Senior Analyst
5 42 (10.10%) Senior Test Analyst
6 39 (9.38%) Functional Analyst
7 35 (8.41%) Functional Test Analyst
8 34 (8.17%) .NET Developer
9 31 (7.45%) Business Analyst
10 26 (6.25%) Automation Tester
11 25 (6.01%) Test Engineer
12 24 (5.77%) Manual Test Analyst
13 20 (4.81%) Senior Developer
14 19 (4.57%) Manual Tester
15 18 (4.33%) Functional Tester
15 18 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 17 (4.09%) QA Analyst
16 17 (4.09%) Senior .NET Developer
17 16 (3.85%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (22.84%) .NET
2 45 (10.82%) ASP.NET
3 30 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (5.05%) HTML
4 21 (5.05%) Web Services
5 16 (3.85%) CSS
6 11 (2.64%) .NET Framework
7 10 (2.40%) SOAP
7 10 (2.40%) jQuery
8 9 (2.16%) Gherkin
8 9 (2.16%) XML
9 8 (1.92%) DOM
10 5 (1.20%) Flash
10 5 (1.20%) JSP
11 3 (0.72%) REST
11 3 (0.72%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.40%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.16%) Client/Server
3 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.20%) IVR
6 4 (0.96%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.72%) Open Source
8 2 (0.48%) W3C
8 2 (0.48%) iPhone
8 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.24%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.57%) UNIX
2 15 (3.61%) Windows
3 6 (1.44%) Linux
3 6 (1.44%) Android
4 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 89 (21.39%) Regression Testing
4 87 (20.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 80 (19.23%) Software Testing
5 80 (19.23%) Scrum
6 74 (17.79%) Test Strategy
7 71 (17.07%) Functional Testing
8 64 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 62 (14.90%) Manual Testing
10 55 (13.22%) Unit Testing
11 45 (10.82%) Integration Testing
11 45 (10.82%) Automation Testing
12 40 (9.62%) Project Management
13 37 (8.89%) Test Management
14 35 (8.41%) System Testing
15 32 (7.69%) MVC
16 31 (7.45%) TDD
16 31 (7.45%) Mentoring
17 29 (6.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 147 (35.34%) SQL
2 88 (21.15%) C#
3 46 (11.06%) Java
4 36 (8.65%) JavaScript
5 26 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.44%) PHP
7 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) COBOL
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby
10 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 139 (33.41%) ISEB
2 70 (16.83%) ISTQB
3 61 (14.66%) Degree
4 54 (12.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.64%) VCP4
6 9 (2.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.48%) CISSP
7 2 (0.48%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (28.61%) QA
2 10 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
Systems Management
1 15 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (18.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.33%) HP
3 17 (4.09%) Oracle
4 9 (2.16%) IBM
4 9 (2.16%) BT
5 6 (1.44%) ATG
6 5 (1.20%) CODA
7 4 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (0.96%) Laserfiche
7 4 (0.96%) VocaLink
8 3 (0.72%) Citrix
8 3 (0.72%) Telerik
9 1 (0.24%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.24%) LexisNexis
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum + 25 holiday, BUPA, Life Assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Hessle, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35k - £38k + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago