Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 123 88
Rank change year-on-year -33 -35 +69
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 94 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.74% 2.11% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.26% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 149
Leeds median annual salary £34,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.58% -8.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £26,600 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £56,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% 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 2,886 4,152 4,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.68% 93.14% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,475 3,486 3,960
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%

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 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) Selenium
4 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
4 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
5 8 (34.78%) BDD
5 8 (34.78%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
6 7 (30.43%) JIRA
6 7 (30.43%) Maven
6 7 (30.43%) SDET
6 7 (30.43%) API Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 4 (17.39%) ISEB
7 4 (17.39%) QA
7 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
8 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
8 3 (13.04%) User Stories
8 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (13.04%) Android
8 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Retail
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Selenium
2 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
3 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
4 7 (30.43%) JIRA
4 7 (30.43%) Maven
5 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
6 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
7 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.70%) tSQLt
8 1 (4.35%) Gatling
8 1 (4.35%) JMeter
8 1 (4.35%) Protractor
8 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Test Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Developer in Test
4 5 (21.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Development Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Development Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Test Development Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Junior
6 3 (13.04%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Junior Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) QA Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
1 3 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
2 8 (34.78%) BDD
3 7 (30.43%) API Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) SDET
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Operational Stability
7 1 (4.35%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA