Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 38 77
Rank change year-on-year -8 +39 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.58% 4.70% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 5.60% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 28
Sheffield median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +32.81% -8.57%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,250 £51,250 £45,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year -11.24% +32.03% -8.57%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 709 857 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 87.53% 83.86% 87.35%
Number of salaries quoted 604 707 1017
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +4.79%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Sheffield

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Sheffield

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Sheffield over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Test Strategy
3 17 (58.62%) Selenium
3 17 (58.62%) Test Automation
4 14 (48.28%) QA
4 14 (48.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 14 (48.28%) SoapUI
4 14 (48.28%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (48.28%) HP
4 14 (48.28%) HP UFT
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 4 (13.79%) Legal
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Billing
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) System Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
6 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
6 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
7 3 (10.34%) GitHub
7 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) WebDriver

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Finacle
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
1 1 (3.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 14 (48.28%) HP UFT
2 14 (48.28%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Billing
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Test Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) QA Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) QA Test Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Software QA Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Software Quality Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Software Test Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Tester
3 10 (34.48%) Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) IT Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Manual Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Senior QA Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Test Strategy
3 17 (58.62%) Test Automation
4 14 (48.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) System Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source
8 1 (3.45%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Temenos
2 1 (3.45%) TSYS
2 1 (3.45%) Unisys