Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 93 132
Rank change year-on-year -55 +39 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 36 133 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.07% 2.82% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 3.00% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 118 83
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,275 £28,850
90th Percentile £51,000 £60,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +10.00%

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 3,067 4,436 4,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.50% 94.04% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,588 3,768 4,196
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,971 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
3 17 (47.22%) TDD
3 17 (47.22%) BDD
4 16 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 16 (44.44%) API Testing
4 16 (44.44%) Maven
4 16 (44.44%) JIRA
4 16 (44.44%) Selenium
4 16 (44.44%) Java
5 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 15 (41.67%) C#
5 15 (41.67%) SDET
5 15 (41.67%) SoapUI
6 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (16.67%) ISEB
11 5 (13.89%) QA
11 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
12 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
13 3 (8.33%) Legal
13 3 (8.33%) HP
13 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
13 3 (8.33%) IVR
13 3 (8.33%) Line Management

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 (5.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 16 (44.44%) JIRA
1 16 (44.44%) Maven
1 16 (44.44%) Selenium
1 16 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 15 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.78%) GitLab
3 1 (2.78%) Hamcrest
3 1 (2.78%) HtmlUnit
3 1 (2.78%) JBehave
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Mockito
3 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) TestNG
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 16 (44.44%) Developer
3 15 (41.67%) Developer in Test
3 15 (41.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) Development Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) Test Development Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Software Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Tester
5 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Associate Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) QA Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) REST
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) IVR
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
3 17 (47.22%) BDD
3 17 (47.22%) TDD
4 16 (44.44%) API Testing
5 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 15 (41.67%) SDET
6 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.33%) Line Management
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
10 2 (5.56%) Coaching
10 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Scrum
10 2 (5.56%) SDLC
10 2 (5.56%) V-Model
10 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle