Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 167 114
Rank change year-on-year +41 -53 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 47 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.00% 1.05% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.15% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 124
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 2,348 4,098 6,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.66% 91.21% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,985 3,442 5,245
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,275 £26,301
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.59% - -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Scripting in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Scripting in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 +34 20 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Wakefield +19 2 £28,750 -4.17%
Halifax +7 2 £51,250 +28.13%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (72.00%) Selenium
3 17 (68.00%) C#
4 16 (64.00%) Java
4 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (56.00%) QA
5 14 (56.00%) Cucumber
5 14 (56.00%) BDD
6 12 (48.00%) SoapUI
7 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (44.00%) SDET
8 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (32.00%) Postman
9 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) JIRA
10 7 (28.00%) TDD
10 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
10 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
11 6 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (24.00%) SDLC
11 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (24.00%) OOP
11 6 (24.00%) OO
11 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
12 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 5 (20.00%) Maven
12 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 5 (20.00%) API Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Azure
1 4 (16.00%) BrowserStack
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Selenium
2 14 (56.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (48.00%) SoapUI
4 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
6 8 (32.00%) Postman
7 7 (28.00%) JIRA
7 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
8 5 (20.00%) Maven
9 4 (16.00%) Gatling
9 4 (16.00%) JMeter
9 4 (16.00%) Protractor
9 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
9 4 (16.00%) VersionOne
9 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Development Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Automation Tester
4 7 (28.00%) Tester
5 6 (24.00%) Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) QA Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
7 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) Test Development Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Junior
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) REST
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 2 (8.00%) React
2 2 (8.00%) Symfony
2 2 (8.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) BDD
4 11 (44.00%) SDET
5 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (24.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) OOP
7 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) API Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (16.00%) System Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) Groovy
5 4 (16.00%) VBScript
6 3 (12.00%) Python
7 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Cognizant