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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 107 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 166 152 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.42% 2.15% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.60% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 144 139 86
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,397 £42,000
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
6029 5856 4471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.00% 82.64% 84.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4598 3454
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 £28,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 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 4 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
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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 -10 115 £35,000 +4.47% 14
South Yorkshire +13 21 £28,250 -19.28% 4
North Yorkshire +10 20 £32,500 - 1
East Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 240 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (43.83%) SQL
3 113 (29.66%) QA
4 100 (26.25%) C#
4 100 (26.25%) SDLC
5 99 (25.98%) ISEB
6 92 (24.15%) Java
6 92 (24.15%) Selenium
7 87 (22.83%) Finance
8 85 (22.31%) Regression Testing
9 81 (21.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 80 (21.00%) .NET
11 79 (20.73%) Software Testing
12 68 (17.85%) Scrum
12 68 (17.85%) Test Automation
13 61 (16.01%) Automated Testing
13 61 (16.01%) ISTQB
14 59 (15.49%) SQL Server
15 57 (14.96%) Degree
16 51 (13.39%) Integration Testing
17 50 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (12.60%) Manual Testing
19 47 (12.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 45 (11.81%) Test Management
20 45 (11.81%) Microsoft
21 44 (11.55%) Unit Testing
22 41 (10.76%) Test Strategy
23 40 (10.50%) JavaScript
24 38 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
24 38 (9.97%) Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 9 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.52%) Liferay
2 2 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.57%) Big Data
6 5 (1.31%) MySQL
7 4 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.26%) Impala
Development Applications
1 92 (24.15%) Selenium
2 29 (7.61%) Cucumber
3 27 (7.09%) WebDriver
4 26 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (6.56%) HP UFT
6 21 (5.51%) Visual Studio
7 14 (3.67%) JIRA
8 9 (2.36%) Firebug
9 7 (1.84%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.31%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.05%) Ranorex
11 4 (1.05%) JUnit
11 4 (1.05%) JMeter
12 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.79%) TestNG
13 2 (0.52%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.52%) Behat
14 1 (0.26%) Hudson
14 1 (0.26%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 87 (22.83%) Finance
2 23 (6.04%) Banking
3 21 (5.51%) Retail
4 18 (4.72%) Legal
5 8 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.05%) Games
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 169 (44.36%) Analyst
2 163 (42.78%) Test Analyst
3 106 (27.82%) Tester
4 83 (21.78%) Test Engineer
5 38 (9.97%) Developer
6 32 (8.40%) Software Tester
7 29 (7.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 28 (7.35%) Automation Engineer
8 28 (7.35%) Test Automation Engineer
9 26 (6.82%) Automation Tester
10 25 (6.56%) Business Analyst
11 24 (6.30%) QA Analyst
11 24 (6.30%) Business Test Analyst
12 21 (5.51%) Systems Tester
13 20 (5.25%) QA Test Analyst
13 20 (5.25%) .NET Developer
14 19 (4.99%) Software Engineer
15 18 (4.72%) Software Test Engineer
16 17 (4.46%) Software Developer
17 14 (3.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (21.00%) .NET
2 35 (9.19%) ASP.NET
3 30 (7.87%) HTML
4 22 (5.77%) CSS
5 19 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (4.20%) Gherkin
7 10 (2.62%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.36%) Web Services
9 8 (2.10%) SOAP
10 6 (1.57%) XML
10 6 (1.57%) REST
11 5 (1.31%) Spring
11 5 (1.31%) jQuery
12 4 (1.05%) LAMP
13 2 (0.52%) DOM
13 2 (0.52%) COM
13 2 (0.52%) JSON
14 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
14 1 (0.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.62%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.10%) iPhone
4 7 (1.84%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.05%) RIA
6 4 (1.05%) NHS
6 4 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.52%) W3C
7 2 (0.52%) Online Games
8 1 (0.26%) Java Card
8 1 (0.26%) EMV
8 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.56%) UNIX
2 18 (4.72%) Windows
3 14 (3.67%) Android
4 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.05%) Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (26.25%) SDLC
3 85 (22.31%) Regression Testing
4 81 (21.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 79 (20.73%) Software Testing
6 68 (17.85%) Scrum
6 68 (17.85%) Test Automation
7 61 (16.01%) Automated Testing
8 51 (13.39%) Integration Testing
9 50 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (12.60%) Manual Testing
11 45 (11.81%) Test Management
12 44 (11.55%) Unit Testing
13 41 (10.76%) Test Strategy
14 38 (9.97%) Project Management
15 35 (9.19%) Waterfall
16 34 (8.92%) TDD
16 34 (8.92%) System Integration Testing
17 32 (8.40%) RUP
18 29 (7.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 167 (43.83%) SQL
2 100 (26.25%) C#
3 92 (24.15%) Java
4 40 (10.50%) JavaScript
5 28 (7.35%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.36%) PHP
7 7 (1.84%) Python
8 6 (1.57%) C++
9 5 (1.31%) Ruby
10 4 (1.05%) C
10 4 (1.05%) VBScript
11 2 (0.52%) Uniface
12 1 (0.26%) Scala
12 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (25.98%) ISEB
2 61 (16.01%) ISTQB
3 57 (14.96%) Degree
4 47 (12.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (2.62%) CISSP
5 10 (2.62%) CISA
6 2 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (29.66%) QA
2 10 (2.62%) SLA
3 5 (1.31%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 32 (8.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.46%) HP
3 13 (3.41%) Oracle
4 5 (1.31%) Telerik
5 3 (0.79%) Unisys
5 3 (0.79%) SAP
5 3 (0.79%) Citrix
6 2 (0.52%) Siebel
6 2 (0.52%) Apple
6 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.52%) Google
6 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.26%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.26%) Capita
7 1 (0.26%) ATG
7 1 (0.26%) Lotus
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car, Pension, Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £38.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Highly Competitive plus excellent benefits including free Sky package
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
ASDA
Salary: Competative
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience, plus bens
Posted: 18 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bradford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago