Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 159 110
Rank change year-on-year +70 -49 +40
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 137 80 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.74% 1.47% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 1.62% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 121 71 151
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,125 £35,000
% change year-on-year +28.11% +0.36% +4.48%

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 4605 4942 6307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.21% 90.73% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3867 4234 5011
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £61,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 86 (62.77%) Test Automation
2 74 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (48.18%) Selenium
4 62 (45.26%) C#
4 62 (45.26%) Java
5 52 (37.96%) Cucumber
6 46 (33.58%) TDD
7 45 (32.85%) BDD
8 41 (29.93%) SDLC
9 38 (27.74%) Jenkins
10 36 (26.28%) WebDriver
11 34 (24.82%) Configuration Management
12 33 (24.09%) GitHub
12 33 (24.09%) Gherkin
13 27 (19.71%) Finance
14 26 (18.98%) System Integration Testing
15 21 (15.33%) Software Testing
16 20 (14.60%) QA
17 19 (13.87%) ISTQB
17 19 (13.87%) ISEB
18 18 (13.14%) SQL
18 18 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (12.41%) Test Management
20 15 (10.95%) Python
20 15 (10.95%) Mentoring
20 15 (10.95%) User Stories
21 14 (10.22%) Regression Testing
22 13 (9.49%) Manual Testing
23 12 (8.76%) SOAP
24 11 (8.03%) Microsoft

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 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (24.09%) GitHub
2 5 (3.65%) SaaS
3 3 (2.19%) Office 365
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) Skype
2 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) Big Data
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.73%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 66 (48.18%) Selenium
2 52 (37.96%) Cucumber
3 38 (27.74%) Jenkins
4 36 (26.28%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.57%) SpecFlow
6 8 (5.84%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.11%) JMeter
7 7 (5.11%) LoadRunner
8 6 (4.38%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.38%) JIRA
9 5 (3.65%) Maven
9 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.46%) Appium
10 2 (1.46%) Gatling
10 2 (1.46%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.73%) Calabash
11 1 (0.73%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.73%) WATIR
General
1 27 (19.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Legal
3 3 (2.19%) Billing
4 2 (1.46%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (55.47%) Tester
2 55 (40.15%) Automation Tester
3 46 (33.58%) Analyst
4 34 (24.82%) Test Analyst
5 27 (19.71%) Senior Tester
6 25 (18.25%) Senior Automation Tester
7 12 (8.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 12 (8.76%) Selenium Tester
8 9 (6.57%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Financial Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Manual Tester
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Software Tester
11 5 (3.65%) Technical Trainer
11 5 (3.65%) Trainer
12 4 (2.92%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 4 (2.92%) Manual Test Analyst
12 4 (2.92%) QA Analyst
12 4 (2.92%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.09%) Gherkin
2 12 (8.76%) SOAP
3 7 (5.11%) XML
4 5 (3.65%) .NET
4 5 (3.65%) REST
5 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.46%) CSS
5 2 (1.46%) HTML
5 2 (1.46%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.46%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.46%) NHS
3 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.73%) IVR
3 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.38%) Windows
2 5 (3.65%) Android
2 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.19%) Unix
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (62.77%) Test Automation
2 74 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (33.58%) TDD
4 45 (32.85%) BDD
5 41 (29.93%) SDLC
6 34 (24.82%) Configuration Management
7 26 (18.98%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (15.33%) Software Testing
9 18 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (12.41%) Test Management
11 15 (10.95%) Mentoring
11 15 (10.95%) User Stories
12 14 (10.22%) Regression Testing
13 13 (9.49%) Manual Testing
14 11 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (8.03%) Test Strategy
15 10 (7.30%) Open Source
16 9 (6.57%) Artificial Intelligence
17 8 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (5.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.26%) C#
1 62 (45.26%) Java
2 18 (13.14%) SQL
3 15 (10.95%) Python
4 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.73%) PHP
5 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) ISEB
1 19 (13.87%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.19%) Degree
4 2 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.60%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) HL7
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.92%) HP
3 1 (0.73%) Avature
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco
3 1 (0.73%) Citrix