Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 80 117
Rank change year-on-year -25 +37 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 122 174 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.58% 3.45% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.71% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 91 149 165
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +35.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £43,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +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 4,437 4,693 5,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 93.96% 93.10% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,747 4,051 4,761
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 91 (74.59%) Test Automation
2 79 (64.75%) Selenium
3 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (35.25%) BDD
5 42 (34.43%) Java
6 39 (31.97%) C#
7 38 (31.15%) SoapUI
8 37 (30.33%) TDD
8 37 (30.33%) Software Testing
9 36 (29.51%) API Testing
10 32 (26.23%) WebDriver
11 31 (25.41%) SQL
12 30 (24.59%) Finance
13 28 (22.95%) Cucumber
13 28 (22.95%) JIRA
14 26 (21.31%) QA
14 26 (21.31%) Configuration Management
14 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
15 23 (18.85%) Python
15 23 (18.85%) SDET
16 18 (14.75%) Maven
17 17 (13.93%) Ruby
17 17 (13.93%) Scrum
18 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
19 14 (11.48%) ISEB
19 14 (11.48%) .NET
19 14 (11.48%) SDLC
19 14 (11.48%) Gherkin
20 13 (10.66%) Mobile App
21 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence

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 (0.82%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) GitHub
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.28%) Big Data
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 79 (64.75%) Selenium
2 38 (31.15%) SoapUI
3 32 (26.23%) WebDriver
4 28 (22.95%) Cucumber
4 28 (22.95%) JIRA
5 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
6 18 (14.75%) Maven
7 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.10%) TestComplete
9 4 (3.28%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.64%) NUnit
10 2 (1.64%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.82%) Appium
11 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.82%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (24.59%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Marketing
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (36.89%) Tester
2 36 (29.51%) Analyst
2 36 (29.51%) Test Analyst
3 30 (24.59%) Automation Tester
4 25 (20.49%) Test Engineer
5 20 (16.39%) Developer
5 20 (16.39%) Developer in Test
6 18 (14.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) Development Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) Software Development Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) Software Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) Software Test Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) Test Development Engineer
7 14 (11.48%) Software Tester
8 9 (7.38%) Manual Test Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Software Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) .NET
1 14 (11.48%) Gherkin
2 7 (5.74%) XML
3 5 (4.10%) HTML
4 2 (1.64%) JSON
4 2 (1.64%) Spine.js
5 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.82%) CSS
5 1 (0.82%) SOAP
5 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) User Experience
4 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Windows
2 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.46%) Unix
4 1 (0.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (74.59%) Test Automation
2 56 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (35.25%) BDD
4 37 (30.33%) Software Testing
4 37 (30.33%) TDD
5 36 (29.51%) API Testing
6 26 (21.31%) Configuration Management
7 23 (18.85%) SDET
8 17 (13.93%) Scrum
9 14 (11.48%) SDLC
10 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.02%) Regression Testing
12 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.20%) Test Management
13 9 (7.38%) Manual Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (6.56%) Functional Testing
14 8 (6.56%) Open Source
14 8 (6.56%) Test Strategy
15 7 (5.74%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.43%) Java
2 39 (31.97%) C#
3 31 (25.41%) SQL
4 23 (18.85%) Python
5 17 (13.93%) Ruby
6 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) ISEB
2 11 (9.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (6.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.31%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) HP
3 1 (0.82%) Google
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle