Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 50 89
Rank change year-on-year -9 +39 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 61 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.62% 4.44% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 5.23% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 30
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.24% +32.03% -8.57%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,675 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,250 £50,575 £45,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% +1.54%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 958 1166 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.54% 84.92% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 808 955 1242
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,025
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -11 29 £37,500 -11.76%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Yorkshire 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 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:

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