Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 177 113
Rank change year-on-year +62 -64 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 153 107 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.25% 1.39% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.53% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 134 94 206
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.21% +1.07% +4.48%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,375 £24,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £45,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +4.62%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6205 7007 8418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.41% 91.23% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5212 6010 6767
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +0.00%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Leeds +63 138 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Halifax +26 4 £42,500 +19.72%
Bradford -3 3 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Bingley - 1 £30,000 -
Pontefract - 1 £45,000 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 95 (62.09%) Test Automation
2 77 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (47.71%) Selenium
4 64 (41.83%) C#
5 63 (41.18%) Java
6 53 (34.64%) Cucumber
7 46 (30.07%) TDD
8 45 (29.41%) BDD
9 44 (28.76%) SDLC
10 40 (26.14%) WebDriver
11 38 (24.84%) Jenkins
12 33 (21.57%) Configuration Management
12 33 (21.57%) Gherkin
12 33 (21.57%) GitHub
13 30 (19.61%) Finance
14 26 (16.99%) System Integration Testing
15 23 (15.03%) Software Testing
16 20 (13.07%) SQL
16 20 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (13.07%) QA
17 19 (12.42%) ISEB
17 19 (12.42%) ISTQB
17 19 (12.42%) Regression Testing
18 17 (11.11%) User Stories
19 16 (10.46%) Manual Testing
19 16 (10.46%) Test Management
19 16 (10.46%) Python
20 15 (9.80%) Microsoft
20 15 (9.80%) Mentoring
21 14 (9.15%) Test Strategy

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.31%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.31%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.31%) SAP ECC
1 2 (1.31%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.31%) SAP MM
1 2 (1.31%) SAP PP
1 2 (1.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.57%) GitHub
2 5 (3.27%) SaaS
3 3 (1.96%) Office 365
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Skype
2 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) Big Data
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 73 (47.71%) Selenium
2 53 (34.64%) Cucumber
3 40 (26.14%) WebDriver
4 38 (24.84%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 9 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 7 (4.58%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.58%) JMeter
6 7 (4.58%) LoadRunner
7 6 (3.92%) JIRA
8 5 (3.27%) Maven
8 5 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.96%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.96%) Protractor
9 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.31%) Appium
10 2 (1.31%) Gatling
11 1 (0.65%) Calabash
11 1 (0.65%) MSTest
11 1 (0.65%) Selenium IDE
General
1 30 (19.61%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Legal
3 3 (1.96%) Billing
4 2 (1.31%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (54.25%) Tester
2 60 (39.22%) Automation Tester
3 53 (34.64%) Analyst
4 38 (24.84%) Test Analyst
5 27 (17.65%) Senior Tester
6 25 (16.34%) Senior Automation Tester
7 12 (7.84%) Business Analyst
7 12 (7.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 12 (7.84%) Selenium Tester
8 8 (5.23%) Test Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) IT Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Manual Test Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Manual Tester
11 5 (3.27%) Business IT Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) IT Business Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Software Tester
11 5 (3.27%) Technical Trainer
11 5 (3.27%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.57%) Gherkin
2 12 (7.84%) SOAP
3 10 (6.54%) .NET
3 10 (6.54%) XML
4 5 (3.27%) REST
5 3 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.96%) CSS
5 3 (1.96%) Web Services
5 3 (1.96%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.31%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.31%) Flash
6 2 (1.31%) HTML
6 2 (1.31%) IDoc
6 2 (1.31%) Node.js
6 2 (1.31%) SAP ALE
6 2 (1.31%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.96%) Reinsurance
3 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.31%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.31%) NHS
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.65%) IVR
4 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.88%) Windows
2 5 (3.27%) Android
2 5 (3.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (62.09%) Test Automation
2 77 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.07%) TDD
4 45 (29.41%) BDD
5 44 (28.76%) SDLC
6 33 (21.57%) Configuration Management
7 26 (16.99%) System Integration Testing
8 23 (15.03%) Software Testing
9 20 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (12.42%) Regression Testing
11 17 (11.11%) User Stories
12 16 (10.46%) Manual Testing
12 16 (10.46%) Test Management
13 15 (9.80%) Mentoring
14 14 (9.15%) Test Strategy
15 12 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (6.54%) Artificial Intelligence
16 10 (6.54%) Business Analysis
16 10 (6.54%) Open Source
17 9 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.83%) C#
2 63 (41.18%) Java
3 20 (13.07%) SQL
4 16 (10.46%) Python
5 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.31%) ABAP
6 2 (1.31%) Ruby
7 1 (0.65%) PHP
7 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) VBScript
7 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (12.42%) ISEB
1 19 (12.42%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.96%) Degree
4 2 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.07%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) HL7
2 2 (1.31%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.96%) HP
3 2 (1.31%) SAP
4 1 (0.65%) Avature
4 1 (0.65%) Capita
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix
4 1 (0.65%) Telerik