The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 67 44
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 31 17 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.57% 2.16% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 2.55% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 47
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.12% +19.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 636 667 905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.81% 84.75% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 536 555 767
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +19 26 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Doncaster - 3 £35,000 -
Barnsley -3 1 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 25 (46.30%) SDLC
2 24 (44.44%) Finance
3 22 (40.74%) Automation Testing
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (31.48%) Selenium
6 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 16 (29.63%) Java
7 15 (27.78%) TDD
7 15 (27.78%) Migration
7 15 (27.78%) Data Migration
8 14 (25.93%) BDD
8 14 (25.93%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (25.93%) Automated Testing
8 14 (25.93%) C#
8 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
9 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
9 13 (24.07%) QA
10 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
10 12 (22.22%) Gherkin
10 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 12 (22.22%) Banking
11 11 (20.37%) Windows
12 10 (18.52%) Functional Testing
12 10 (18.52%) GitHub
13 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (16.67%) Retail
14 8 (14.81%) Regression Testing
15 7 (12.96%) Unisys
15 7 (12.96%) Temenos
15 7 (12.96%) C

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Finacle
1 7 (12.96%) Summit
1 7 (12.96%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Selenium
2 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
3 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.11%) JIRA
4 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (11.11%) YouTrack
5 2 (3.70%) FogBugz
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Retail
4 7 (12.96%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Consultant
3 14 (25.93%) Tester
4 13 (24.07%) Business Analyst
4 13 (24.07%) Business Consultant
4 13 (24.07%) Test Analyst
5 12 (22.22%) Automation Tester
6 10 (18.52%) Senior Automation Tester
6 10 (18.52%) Senior Tester
7 8 (14.81%) Solutions Consultant
8 7 (12.96%) Mortgage Business Analyst
9 5 (9.26%) Test Manager
10 4 (7.41%) Data Analyst
10 4 (7.41%) Product Consultant
11 3 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (5.56%) Pensions Analyst
11 3 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 2 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
12 2 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
12 2 (3.70%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 7 (12.96%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Fintech
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) SDLC
2 22 (40.74%) Automation Testing
3 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 15 (27.78%) Data Migration
5 15 (27.78%) Migration
5 15 (27.78%) TDD
6 14 (25.93%) Automated Testing
6 14 (25.93%) BDD
6 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 14 (25.93%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (18.52%) Functional Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.81%) Regression Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Presales
10 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
11 6 (11.11%) Manual Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) C#
3 7 (12.96%) C
4 4 (7.41%) VBA
5 3 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Temenos
1 7 (12.96%) TSYS
1 7 (12.96%) Unisys
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £54,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago