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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 124 103 133
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 143 127 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.99% 2.34% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.83% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 135 86 80
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
5767 4490 4575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.15% 82.76% 78.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4476 3515 3765
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 £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 -11 115 £35,000 - 15
North Yorkshire -14 18 £32,500 +4.00% 4
South Yorkshire -25 10 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 159 (42.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 149 (39.95%) QA
3 127 (34.05%) ISEB
4 117 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (31.10%) Regression Testing
6 104 (27.88%) SQL
7 94 (25.20%) Software Testing
8 78 (20.91%) Automation Testing
9 70 (18.77%) Finance
10 64 (17.16%) Automated Testing
11 59 (15.82%) Degree
12 55 (14.75%) .NET
13 54 (14.48%) SQL Server
14 49 (13.14%) Test Strategy
15 48 (12.87%) Project Management
16 47 (12.60%) HP Quality Center
17 46 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 42 (11.26%) XML
19 34 (9.12%) Web Services
19 34 (9.12%) Manual Testing
20 32 (8.58%) Scrum
20 32 (8.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 28 (7.51%) SOAP
21 28 (7.51%) Microsoft
22 26 (6.97%) Java
23 24 (6.43%) System Testing
24 23 (6.17%) Project Planning
24 23 (6.17%) Selenium
24 23 (6.17%) Oracle
24 23 (6.17%) MS Excel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (1.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.54%) IIS
2 2 (0.54%) Apache
2 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.54%) WinCC
3 1 (0.27%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.27%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) HTTP
2 2 (0.54%) FTP
3 1 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.14%) DB2
3 6 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.34%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.07%) MySQL
6 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (6.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 23 (6.17%) Selenium
2 11 (2.95%) LoadRunner
3 9 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.88%) WebDriver
4 7 (1.88%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.61%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.34%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.07%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.80%) Maven
8 3 (0.80%) JIRA
8 3 (0.80%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.80%) Ant
8 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.80%) JBehave
8 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.54%) MSTest
9 2 (0.54%) JUnit
9 2 (0.54%) Flex Builder
General
1 70 (18.77%) Finance
2 22 (5.90%) Retail
3 20 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.95%) Banking
5 9 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 205 (54.96%) Analyst
2 156 (41.82%) Test Analyst
3 66 (17.69%) Tester
4 61 (16.35%) Test Engineer
5 32 (8.58%) QA Analyst
6 31 (8.31%) Developer
7 29 (7.77%) Senior Analyst
8 28 (7.51%) Software Tester
8 28 (7.51%) Senior Test Analyst
9 21 (5.63%) Consultant
10 20 (5.36%) Test Consultant
10 20 (5.36%) Lead Test Analyst
11 19 (5.09%) Support Analyst
12 18 (4.83%) Automation Tester
13 16 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
14 15 (4.02%) Automation Analyst
14 15 (4.02%) Automation Test Analyst
15 14 (3.75%) .NET Developer
16 13 (3.49%) Manual Tester
17 12 (3.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.75%) .NET
2 42 (11.26%) XML
3 34 (9.12%) Web Services
4 28 (7.51%) SOAP
5 14 (3.75%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.49%) Flash
7 12 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.41%) HTML
9 6 (1.61%) CSS
9 6 (1.61%) HTML5
10 4 (1.07%) XSLT
10 4 (1.07%) SAP PI
10 4 (1.07%) EDI
11 3 (0.80%) CSS3
12 2 (0.54%) REST
12 2 (0.54%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.54%) EJB 3.0
12 2 (0.54%) EDIFACT
12 2 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.95%) IVR
2 10 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.14%) EPoS
3 8 (2.14%) EFTPOS
4 3 (0.80%) NHS
4 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.80%) iSeries
5 2 (0.54%) TRADACOMS
5 2 (0.54%) SCADA
5 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.27%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.61%) Windows
1 6 (1.61%) Linux
2 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.80%) UNIX
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (42.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 117 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (31.10%) Regression Testing
4 94 (25.20%) Software Testing
5 78 (20.91%) Automation Testing
6 64 (17.16%) Automated Testing
7 49 (13.14%) Test Strategy
8 48 (12.87%) Project Management
9 46 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (9.12%) Manual Testing
11 32 (8.58%) Scrum
12 24 (6.43%) System Testing
13 23 (6.17%) Project Planning
14 21 (5.63%) Test Automation
15 19 (5.09%) Functional Testing
16 16 (4.29%) Unit Testing
17 15 (4.02%) Test Management
17 15 (4.02%) Integration Acceptance Testing
17 15 (4.02%) Business Analysis
17 15 (4.02%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (27.88%) SQL
2 26 (6.97%) Java
3 22 (5.90%) C#
4 16 (4.29%) VB.NET
5 14 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.95%) VB
7 7 (1.88%) C
7 7 (1.88%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.34%) C++
8 5 (1.34%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.07%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.54%) PHP
10 2 (0.54%) VBScript
11 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 127 (34.05%) ISEB
2 59 (15.82%) Degree
3 32 (8.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (5.63%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (39.95%) QA
2 16 (4.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) HL7
Systems Management
1 47 (12.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.17%) Oracle
3 19 (5.09%) HP
4 11 (2.95%) IBM
5 4 (1.07%) SAP
6 3 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (0.80%) Capita
7 2 (0.54%) JBoss
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe
8 1 (0.27%) Sony
8 1 (0.27%) Siebel
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago