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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 123 119
Rank change year-on-year +50 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 89 44 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.55% 1.50% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 1.65% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 41 54
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -2.77%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2333 2670 2989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 93.02% 91.28% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1945 2187 2342
Median salary £47,500 £43,596 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.95% +1.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 138 (78.86%) Test Automation
2 96 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (46.86%) Selenium
4 66 (37.71%) SDLC
5 65 (37.14%) Java
6 60 (34.29%) C#
7 59 (33.71%) ISTQB
8 57 (32.57%) TDD
8 57 (32.57%) BDD
9 56 (32.00%) Cucumber
9 56 (32.00%) ISEB
10 42 (24.00%) QA
11 37 (21.14%) Configuration Management
11 37 (21.14%) Jenkins
12 36 (20.57%) System Integration Testing
13 35 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 35 (20.00%) Python
14 34 (19.43%) SQL
14 34 (19.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 31 (17.71%) Gherkin
16 30 (17.14%) WebDriver
17 25 (14.29%) GitHub
18 22 (12.57%) Regression Testing
19 21 (12.00%) Scrum
20 20 (11.43%) Finance
21 19 (10.86%) Team Foundation Server
22 18 (10.29%) User Stories
22 18 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
22 18 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
23 16 (9.14%) JMeter

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 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.29%) GitHub
2 9 (5.14%) SaaS
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) LDAP
2 1 (0.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.57%) MS Access
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 82 (46.86%) Selenium
2 56 (32.00%) Cucumber
3 37 (21.14%) Jenkins
4 30 (17.14%) WebDriver
5 19 (10.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (9.14%) JMeter
7 14 (8.00%) LoadRunner
8 12 (6.86%) Git (software)
9 11 (6.29%) SoapUI
10 10 (5.71%) Appium
10 10 (5.71%) JIRA
11 9 (5.14%) Calabash
11 9 (5.14%) Maven
12 8 (4.57%) Gatling
13 6 (3.43%) SpecFlow
14 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.71%) HP UFT
15 3 (1.71%) TestComplete
15 3 (1.71%) YouTrack
16 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (4.00%) Retail
3 6 (3.43%) Legal
4 4 (2.29%) Banking
4 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.71%) Billing
6 2 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (46.29%) Tester
2 63 (36.00%) Analyst
3 57 (32.57%) Automation Tester
3 57 (32.57%) Test Analyst
4 36 (20.57%) Senior Tester
5 33 (18.86%) Senior Automation Tester
6 24 (13.71%) Test Engineer
7 15 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 14 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 11 (6.29%) Manual Tester
10 10 (5.71%) Lead Tester
10 10 (5.71%) QA Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) QA Tester
12 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
12 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
12 4 (2.29%) Software Tester
12 4 (2.29%) Systems Tester
12 4 (2.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.71%) Gherkin
2 16 (9.14%) SOAP
3 14 (8.00%) XML
4 12 (6.86%) .NET
5 9 (5.14%) Node.js
5 9 (5.14%) REST
6 5 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
1 4 (2.29%) NHS
2 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (0.57%) Android
2 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (78.86%) Test Automation
2 96 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (37.71%) SDLC
4 57 (32.57%) BDD
4 57 (32.57%) TDD
5 37 (21.14%) Configuration Management
6 36 (20.57%) System Integration Testing
7 35 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 22 (12.57%) Regression Testing
9 21 (12.00%) Scrum
10 18 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (10.29%) User Stories
11 16 (9.14%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (7.43%) Manual Testing
14 13 (7.43%) SDET
14 13 (7.43%) Test Management
15 11 (6.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 65 (37.14%) Java
2 60 (34.29%) C#
3 35 (20.00%) Python
4 34 (19.43%) SQL
5 10 (5.71%) PHP
6 8 (4.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.71%) VBScript
8 1 (0.57%) Groovy
8 1 (0.57%) Perl
8 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (33.71%) ISTQB
2 56 (32.00%) ISEB
3 34 (19.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.86%) Degree
5 4 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (24.00%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) HL7
2 4 (2.29%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.86%) HP
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle
4 1 (0.57%) T-Plan
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