Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 95 162
Rank change year-on-year -43 +67 -40
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 55 133 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.43% 2.71% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.89% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 42 118 69
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,375 £30,700
90th Percentile £52,250 £60,000 £55,000
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 3,505 4,596 5,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.90% 93.80% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,908 3,866 4,323
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.75%

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) Test Automation
3 23 (41.82%) Selenium
4 20 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 20 (36.36%) BDD
4 20 (36.36%) SoapUI
4 20 (36.36%) TDD
5 19 (34.55%) JIRA
5 19 (34.55%) C#
5 19 (34.55%) Java
5 19 (34.55%) API Testing
6 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
7 17 (30.91%) SDET
7 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
7 17 (30.91%) Maven
8 13 (23.64%) SQL
9 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
10 11 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (16.36%) Regression Testing
12 8 (14.55%) IVR
12 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (14.55%) QA
13 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
13 7 (12.73%) ISEB
14 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
14 6 (10.91%) Scrum
15 5 (9.09%) Marketing
16 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (5.45%) User Stories

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 (1.82%) Confluence
1 1 (1.82%) SAS
1 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Selenium
2 20 (36.36%) SoapUI
2 20 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 19 (34.55%) JIRA
4 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
5 17 (30.91%) Maven
6 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.82%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.82%) JMeter
8 1 (1.82%) MSTest
8 1 (1.82%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) German Language
4 1 (1.82%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Test Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Developer in Test
2 17 (30.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Development Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Software Development Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Software Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Software Test Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Test Development Engineer
3 16 (29.09%) Analyst
4 14 (25.45%) Test Analyst
5 11 (20.00%) Tester
6 10 (18.18%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
1 2 (3.64%) SOAP
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) IVR
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) Test Automation
3 20 (36.36%) BDD
3 20 (36.36%) TDD
4 19 (34.55%) API Testing
5 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
5 17 (30.91%) SDET
6 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.36%) Regression Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.91%) Scrum
11 3 (5.45%) Line Management
11 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
11 3 (5.45%) SDLC
11 3 (5.45%) Test Management
11 3 (5.45%) User Stories
12 2 (3.64%) Defect Management
12 2 (3.64%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) C#
1 19 (34.55%) Java
2 13 (23.64%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) ISEB
2 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) HP
2 1 (1.82%) Dynatrace
2 1 (1.82%) Google
2 1 (1.82%) IBM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle