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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 135 118
Rank change year-on-year +47 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 101 63 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.88% 1.61% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 1.76% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 90 60 77
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3249 3587 4138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 92.54% 91.53% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2719 3014 3288
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Leeds +46 87 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Bradford -12 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Halifax +2 3 £45,000 +3.44% 1
Huddersfield - 2 - -
Otley - 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 £45,000 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 148 (74.00%) Test Automation
2 100 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (41.00%) Selenium
4 78 (39.00%) SDLC
5 65 (32.50%) Java
6 64 (32.00%) ISTQB
7 63 (31.50%) C#
8 58 (29.00%) ISEB
9 57 (28.50%) TDD
9 57 (28.50%) Cucumber
9 57 (28.50%) BDD
10 49 (24.50%) QA
11 47 (23.50%) Software Testing
12 41 (20.50%) SQL
13 38 (19.00%) Configuration Management
13 38 (19.00%) Jenkins
14 37 (18.50%) System Integration Testing
15 36 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 34 (17.00%) Python
17 32 (16.00%) Gherkin
18 30 (15.00%) WebDriver
19 26 (13.00%) GitHub
20 24 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
21 23 (11.50%) Scrum
21 23 (11.50%) Regression Testing
22 21 (10.50%) .NET
22 21 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
23 20 (10.00%) Finance
24 19 (9.50%) Manual Testing
24 19 (9.50%) User Stories

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 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.00%) GitHub
2 9 (4.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) LDAP
2 1 (0.50%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.50%) Big Data
4 1 (0.50%) MS Access
4 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 82 (41.00%) Selenium
2 57 (28.50%) Cucumber
3 38 (19.00%) Jenkins
4 30 (15.00%) WebDriver
5 21 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (8.00%) JMeter
7 14 (7.00%) LoadRunner
7 14 (7.00%) SoapUI
8 12 (6.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (5.00%) JIRA
10 9 (4.50%) Appium
10 9 (4.50%) Calabash
10 9 (4.50%) Maven
11 8 (4.00%) Gatling
12 7 (3.50%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.50%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.00%) HP UFT
15 3 (1.50%) MSTest
15 3 (1.50%) TestComplete
15 3 (1.50%) YouTrack
General
1 20 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (4.50%) Legal
3 7 (3.50%) Retail
4 6 (3.00%) Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.50%) Billing
7 2 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (41.50%) Tester
2 79 (39.50%) Analyst
3 69 (34.50%) Test Analyst
4 55 (27.50%) Automation Tester
5 36 (18.00%) Senior Tester
6 33 (16.50%) Senior Automation Tester
7 25 (12.50%) Test Engineer
8 17 (8.50%) Automation Test Analyst
9 16 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (6.00%) Manual Tester
11 10 (5.00%) Lead Tester
11 10 (5.00%) QA Analyst
12 9 (4.50%) QA Tester
13 7 (3.50%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.50%) QA Engineer
13 7 (3.50%) QA Test Analyst
14 6 (3.00%) Manual Test Analyst
14 6 (3.00%) Test Leader
14 6 (3.00%) Test Manager
15 5 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.00%) Gherkin
2 21 (10.50%) .NET
3 16 (8.00%) SOAP
3 16 (8.00%) XML
4 9 (4.50%) Node.js
4 9 (4.50%) REST
5 6 (3.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.50%) WinForms
7 2 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.00%) NHS
3 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.50%) Windows
2 5 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.50%) Android
3 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (74.00%) Test Automation
2 100 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (39.00%) SDLC
4 57 (28.50%) BDD
4 57 (28.50%) TDD
5 47 (23.50%) Software Testing
6 38 (19.00%) Configuration Management
7 37 (18.50%) System Integration Testing
8 24 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (11.50%) Regression Testing
9 23 (11.50%) Scrum
10 19 (9.50%) Manual Testing
10 19 (9.50%) User Stories
11 18 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (8.00%) Mentoring
12 16 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (7.50%) E-Commerce
13 15 (7.50%) Test Management
14 14 (7.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.50%) Java
2 63 (31.50%) C#
3 41 (20.50%) SQL
4 34 (17.00%) Python
5 10 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.50%) PHP
7 4 (2.00%) VBScript
8 3 (1.50%) Groovy
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) Perl
9 1 (0.50%) Ruby
9 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 58 (29.00%) ISEB
3 36 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.50%) Degree
5 4 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (24.50%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) HL7
2 4 (2.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.50%) HP
3 4 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (0.50%) Telerik
4 1 (0.50%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Gym
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexi work
Posted: 5 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax
SSP Worldwide
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
1 Trevelyan Square
Salary: £30000 - £39999 per annum, Benefits: AfC B7 £31,696 - £41, 787
Posted: 14 days ago