Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 119 100
Rank change year-on-year +31 -19 +35
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 141 117 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.84% 2.22% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.45% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 121 93 191
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £41,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,625 4,767 6,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 93.02% 90.30% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,920 4,120 5,022
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Leeds

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Leeds

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 97 (68.79%) Test Automation
2 79 (56.03%) Selenium
3 77 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (41.13%) Java
5 53 (37.59%) C#
6 46 (32.62%) BDD
7 45 (31.91%) TDD
8 43 (30.50%) Cucumber
9 40 (28.37%) WebDriver
10 37 (26.24%) Software Testing
11 35 (24.82%) Finance
12 34 (24.11%) SDLC
13 32 (22.70%) Jenkins
13 32 (22.70%) Configuration Management
14 28 (19.86%) Gherkin
15 25 (17.73%) GitHub
16 23 (16.31%) Python
17 22 (15.60%) SoapUI
18 19 (13.48%) SQL
19 18 (12.77%) ISEB
19 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
19 18 (12.77%) ISTQB
19 18 (12.77%) Test Management
20 17 (12.06%) System Integration Testing
21 16 (11.35%) QA
21 16 (11.35%) Mentoring
22 15 (10.64%) JIRA
23 14 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
24 13 (9.22%) Scrum
24 13 (9.22%) API Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.73%) GitHub
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Skype
1 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) Big Data
2 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 79 (56.03%) Selenium
2 43 (30.50%) Cucumber
3 40 (28.37%) WebDriver
4 32 (22.70%) Jenkins
5 22 (15.60%) SoapUI
6 15 (10.64%) JIRA
7 10 (7.09%) SpecFlow
8 7 (4.96%) Maven
9 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.42%) Appium
10 2 (1.42%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.42%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.71%) NUnit
11 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.71%) WATIR
General
1 35 (24.82%) Finance
2 1 (0.71%) Law
2 1 (0.71%) Legal
2 1 (0.71%) Publishing
2 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (48.94%) Tester
2 53 (37.59%) Automation Tester
3 43 (30.50%) Analyst
4 35 (24.82%) Test Analyst
5 17 (12.06%) Senior Automation Tester
5 17 (12.06%) Senior Tester
6 14 (9.93%) Test Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 13 (9.22%) Selenium Tester
8 10 (7.09%) Software Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) Software Test Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) Software Tester
9 9 (6.38%) Developer
9 9 (6.38%) Technical Trainer
9 9 (6.38%) Trainer
10 8 (5.67%) Developer in Test
11 7 (4.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Development Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.86%) Gherkin
2 10 (7.09%) .NET
3 3 (2.13%) SOAP
4 2 (1.42%) CSS
4 2 (1.42%) HTML
4 2 (1.42%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.71%) JSON
5 1 (0.71%) Node.js
5 1 (0.71%) Spine.js
5 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.42%) IVR
3 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.71%) NHS
3 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.26%) Windows
2 5 (3.55%) Android
2 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.13%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (68.79%) Test Automation
2 77 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (32.62%) BDD
4 45 (31.91%) TDD
5 37 (26.24%) Software Testing
6 34 (24.11%) SDLC
7 32 (22.70%) Configuration Management
8 18 (12.77%) Test Management
9 17 (12.06%) System Integration Testing
10 16 (11.35%) Mentoring
11 14 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (9.22%) API Testing
12 13 (9.22%) Manual Testing
12 13 (9.22%) Scrum
12 13 (9.22%) Test Strategy
13 12 (8.51%) Open Source
14 11 (7.80%) Artificial Intelligence
15 10 (7.09%) Regression Testing
16 9 (6.38%) Agile Testing
17 8 (5.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.13%) Java
2 53 (37.59%) C#
3 23 (16.31%) Python
4 19 (13.48%) SQL
5 9 (6.38%) Ruby
6 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) ISEB
1 18 (12.77%) ISTQB
2 12 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.42%) Degree
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.71%) Avature
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco
2 1 (0.71%) Citrix
2 1 (0.71%) HP
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle