Period
to 20 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 96 158
Rank change year-on-year -23 +62 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 81 148 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.94% 2.99% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 3.19% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 56 138 75
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £58,250 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -

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 3,826 4,643 5,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.60% 93.78% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,209 3,894 4,302
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 53 (65.43%) Test Automation
2 43 (53.09%) Selenium
3 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (34.57%) C#
4 28 (34.57%) Java
4 28 (34.57%) BDD
5 27 (33.33%) TDD
5 27 (33.33%) API Testing
6 26 (32.10%) SoapUI
6 26 (32.10%) JIRA
7 25 (30.86%) WebDriver
8 22 (27.16%) Jenkins
8 22 (27.16%) SDET
9 21 (25.93%) Finance
9 21 (25.93%) Maven
9 21 (25.93%) Configuration Management
10 19 (23.46%) SQL
10 19 (23.46%) Software Testing
11 18 (22.22%) Regression Testing
12 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (16.05%) QA
12 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
13 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
14 11 (13.58%) Marketing
15 9 (11.11%) Ruby
15 9 (11.11%) Python
15 9 (11.11%) Scrum
16 8 (9.88%) IVR
16 8 (9.88%) Scenario 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 (1.23%) Confluence
1 1 (1.23%) SAS
1 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
1 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (53.09%) Selenium
2 26 (32.10%) JIRA
2 26 (32.10%) SoapUI
3 25 (30.86%) WebDriver
4 22 (27.16%) Jenkins
5 21 (25.93%) Maven
6 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.17%) TestComplete
8 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.23%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.23%) JMeter
9 1 (1.23%) MSTest
9 1 (1.23%) NUnit
9 1 (1.23%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Marketing
3 6 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) French Language
4 1 (1.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.23%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Tester
2 23 (28.40%) Test Engineer
3 22 (27.16%) Developer
3 22 (27.16%) Developer in Test
4 21 (25.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 21 (25.93%) Development Engineer
4 21 (25.93%) Software Development Engineer
4 21 (25.93%) Software Engineer
4 21 (25.93%) Software Test Engineer
4 21 (25.93%) Test Development Engineer
5 19 (23.46%) Analyst
6 17 (20.99%) Test Analyst
7 15 (18.52%) Software Tester
8 9 (11.11%) Automation Tester
9 5 (6.17%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.70%) Architect
11 3 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Test Architect
11 3 (3.70%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) Gherkin
2 5 (6.17%) XML
3 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.23%) JSON
5 1 (1.23%) Spine.js
5 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) IVR
2 4 (4.94%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
1 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (65.43%) Test Automation
2 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (34.57%) BDD
4 27 (33.33%) API Testing
4 27 (33.33%) TDD
5 22 (27.16%) SDET
6 21 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 19 (23.46%) Software Testing
8 18 (22.22%) Regression Testing
9 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
11 9 (11.11%) Scrum
12 8 (9.88%) Scenario Testing
13 6 (7.41%) Functional Testing
13 6 (7.41%) SDLC
13 6 (7.41%) Test Strategy
14 5 (6.17%) Creative Thinking
14 5 (6.17%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (6.17%) OO
14 5 (6.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) C#
1 28 (34.57%) Java
2 19 (23.46%) SQL
3 9 (11.11%) Python
3 9 (11.11%) Ruby
4 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) HP
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle