Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 86 142
Rank change year-on-year -21 +56 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 110 175 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.29% 3.42% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 3.66% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 79 155 120
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,475
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,250 £46,513
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 4,493 4,784 5,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 93.37% 93.40% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,766 4,091 4,557
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 82 (74.55%) Test Automation
2 68 (61.82%) Selenium
3 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (38.18%) SoapUI
4 42 (38.18%) API Testing
5 39 (35.45%) BDD
6 34 (30.91%) TDD
6 34 (30.91%) Java
6 34 (30.91%) SQL
7 33 (30.00%) C#
8 30 (27.27%) WebDriver
9 28 (25.45%) Finance
9 28 (25.45%) JIRA
9 28 (25.45%) SDET
10 27 (24.55%) QA
10 27 (24.55%) Software Testing
11 25 (22.73%) Jenkins
12 24 (21.82%) Configuration Management
13 23 (20.91%) Maven
14 20 (18.18%) Scrum
15 19 (17.27%) Cucumber
16 17 (15.45%) Python
17 16 (14.55%) Ruby
18 15 (13.64%) Regression Testing
19 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
19 14 (12.73%) Mobile App
20 13 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
20 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (11.82%) .NET
21 11 (10.00%) Marketing

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 (0.91%) Confluence
1 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) GitHub
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
1 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 68 (61.82%) Selenium
2 42 (38.18%) SoapUI
3 30 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 28 (25.45%) JIRA
5 25 (22.73%) Jenkins
6 23 (20.91%) Maven
7 19 (17.27%) Cucumber
8 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.55%) TestComplete
10 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.82%) NUnit
12 1 (0.91%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.91%) JMeter
12 1 (0.91%) MSTest
12 1 (0.91%) Rational Performance Tester
12 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (25.45%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Marketing
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) French Language
5 1 (0.91%) German Language
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Analyst
2 30 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 29 (26.36%) Test Analyst
3 29 (26.36%) Tester
4 25 (22.73%) Developer
4 25 (22.73%) Developer in Test
5 23 (20.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 23 (20.91%) Development Engineer
5 23 (20.91%) Software Development Engineer
5 23 (20.91%) Software Engineer
5 23 (20.91%) Software Test Engineer
5 23 (20.91%) Test Development Engineer
6 15 (13.64%) Software Tester
7 13 (11.82%) Automation Tester
8 10 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Test Manager
12 4 (3.64%) Test Leader
13 3 (2.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) .NET
2 9 (8.18%) Gherkin
3 6 (5.45%) XML
4 4 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (1.82%) JSON
5 2 (1.82%) Spine.js
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.91%) SOAP
6 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.64%) IVR
2 4 (3.64%) User Experience
3 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.64%) Unix
4 2 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (74.55%) Test Automation
2 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (38.18%) API Testing
4 39 (35.45%) BDD
5 34 (30.91%) TDD
6 28 (25.45%) SDET
7 27 (24.55%) Software Testing
8 24 (21.82%) Configuration Management
9 20 (18.18%) Scrum
10 15 (13.64%) Regression Testing
11 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
12 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (9.09%) Manual Testing
14 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (8.18%) Test Strategy
15 8 (7.27%) Scenario Testing
15 8 (7.27%) SDLC
16 7 (6.36%) Functional Testing
16 7 (6.36%) User Stories
17 6 (5.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) Java
1 34 (30.91%) SQL
2 33 (30.00%) C#
3 17 (15.45%) Python
4 16 (14.55%) Ruby
5 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) ISEB
2 5 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.91%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.55%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) HP
3 2 (1.82%) Google
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (0.91%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.91%) IBM