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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 91 93
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 84 85 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.27% 2.60% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 2.89% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 67 80 91
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 2345 2946 3310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.25% 89.98% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2053 2401 2613
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 82 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (49.30%) Selenium
3 61 (42.96%) Test Automation
4 60 (42.25%) SDLC
5 55 (38.73%) Automated Testing
6 53 (37.32%) TDD
6 53 (37.32%) Java
6 53 (37.32%) BDD
7 44 (30.99%) ISTQB
8 42 (29.58%) System Integration Testing
9 37 (26.06%) ISEB
10 35 (24.65%) Configuration Management
10 35 (24.65%) C#
10 35 (24.65%) SQL
10 35 (24.65%) Automation Testing
11 34 (23.94%) QA
12 29 (20.42%) Scrum
12 29 (20.42%) Cucumber
13 28 (19.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 27 (19.01%) Software Testing
15 25 (17.61%) WebDriver
16 24 (16.90%) Jenkins
17 23 (16.20%) Python
18 21 (14.79%) Gherkin
18 21 (14.79%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
20 19 (13.38%) Finance
21 18 (12.68%) Test Strategy
22 17 (11.97%) Test Management
22 17 (11.97%) GitHub

Test Scripting
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) LDAP
2 1 (0.70%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Ingres
5 1 (0.70%) MS Access
5 1 (0.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 70 (49.30%) Selenium
2 29 (20.42%) Cucumber
3 25 (17.61%) WebDriver
4 24 (16.90%) Jenkins
5 21 (14.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (8.45%) SoapUI
7 8 (5.63%) eggPlant
8 7 (4.93%) LoadRunner
8 7 (4.93%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.52%) Appium
9 5 (3.52%) JIRA
10 4 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.82%) JMeter
10 4 (2.82%) Robot Framework
10 4 (2.82%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.11%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.41%) Calabash
12 2 (1.41%) Gatling
13 1 (0.70%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (13.38%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Retail
3 4 (2.82%) Banking
3 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (43.66%) Tester
2 49 (34.51%) Automation Tester
3 42 (29.58%) Analyst
4 40 (28.17%) Test Analyst
5 33 (23.24%) Test Engineer
6 22 (15.49%) Senior Tester
7 21 (14.79%) Senior Automation Tester
8 20 (14.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 12 (8.45%) QA Analyst
10 10 (7.04%) QA Test Analyst
11 9 (6.34%) QA Tester
12 7 (4.93%) Lead Tester
12 7 (4.93%) QA Engineer
13 6 (4.23%) Automation Test Analyst
13 6 (4.23%) Test Leader
14 5 (3.52%) Consultant
14 5 (3.52%) QA Consultant
14 5 (3.52%) SQL Analyst
15 4 (2.82%) QA Test Engineer
15 4 (2.82%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.79%) Gherkin
2 15 (10.56%) .NET
3 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.82%) SOAP
5 3 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.11%) XML
6 2 (1.41%) Node.js
6 2 (1.41%) Web Services
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.82%) Driving Licence
1 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.41%) e-Health
3 2 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Android
1 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.70%) Unix
1 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (42.96%) Test Automation
3 60 (42.25%) SDLC
4 55 (38.73%) Automated Testing
5 53 (37.32%) BDD
5 53 (37.32%) TDD
6 42 (29.58%) System Integration Testing
7 35 (24.65%) Automation Testing
7 35 (24.65%) Configuration Management
8 29 (20.42%) Scrum
9 27 (19.01%) Software Testing
10 18 (12.68%) Test Strategy
11 17 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (11.97%) Test Management
12 16 (11.27%) Functional Testing
12 16 (11.27%) Manual Testing
13 13 (9.15%) Non-Functional Testing
14 12 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (8.45%) Mentoring
14 12 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.32%) Java
2 35 (24.65%) C#
2 35 (24.65%) SQL
3 23 (16.20%) Python
4 5 (3.52%) PHP
5 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.70%) Groovy
7 1 (0.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) Scala
7 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (30.99%) ISTQB
2 37 (26.06%) ISEB
3 28 (19.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.11%) Degree
5 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (23.94%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) SDET
3 2 (1.41%) HL7
3 2 (1.41%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.82%) HP
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.70%) SAP
4 1 (0.70%) T-Plan
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