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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 90 112 86
Rank change year-on-year +22 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 97 100 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.72% 2.27% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.54% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 80 88 118
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 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 3223 3941 4448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 90.48% 89.45% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2853 3258 3503
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 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
Leeds +15 84 £47,500 +35.71% 22
Bradford +2 4 £29,250 -16.42%
Huddersfield - 4 £50,000 -
Halifax 0 3 £45,000 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £40,000 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 83 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (42.26%) Selenium
3 63 (37.50%) SDLC
4 62 (36.90%) Test Automation
5 59 (35.12%) Automated Testing
6 53 (31.55%) Java
6 53 (31.55%) TDD
6 53 (31.55%) BDD
7 48 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 47 (27.98%) SQL
9 46 (27.38%) System Integration Testing
10 43 (25.60%) QA
11 38 (22.62%) ISEB
12 37 (22.02%) Software Testing
13 36 (21.43%) C#
14 35 (20.83%) Configuration Management
14 35 (20.83%) Automation Testing
15 30 (17.86%) Scrum
16 29 (17.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 29 (17.26%) Cucumber
17 25 (14.88%) WebDriver
18 24 (14.29%) Jenkins
19 23 (13.69%) Python
20 21 (12.50%) Microsoft
20 21 (12.50%) Gherkin
20 21 (12.50%) Functional Testing
20 21 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (11.90%) Finance
22 18 (10.71%) Test Strategy
23 17 (10.12%) GitHub

Test Scripting
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 14 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) LDAP
2 1 (0.60%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Ingres
5 1 (0.60%) MS Access
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 71 (42.26%) Selenium
2 29 (17.26%) Cucumber
3 25 (14.88%) WebDriver
4 24 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 21 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.76%) eggPlant
8 7 (4.17%) LoadRunner
8 7 (4.17%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.98%) Appium
9 5 (2.98%) JIRA
9 5 (2.98%) MSTest
10 4 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.38%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.38%) JMeter
10 4 (2.38%) Robot Framework
10 4 (2.38%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.79%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.19%) Calabash
General
1 20 (11.90%) Finance
2 6 (3.57%) Retail
3 5 (2.98%) Legal
4 4 (2.38%) Banking
4 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (40.48%) Tester
2 57 (33.93%) Analyst
3 50 (29.76%) Automation Tester
4 46 (27.38%) Test Analyst
5 33 (19.64%) Test Engineer
6 22 (13.10%) Senior Tester
7 21 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
8 20 (11.90%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (7.74%) QA Tester
10 12 (7.14%) QA Analyst
11 10 (5.95%) QA Test Analyst
12 9 (5.36%) Business Analyst
12 9 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
13 7 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (4.17%) Lead Tester
13 7 (4.17%) QA Engineer
14 6 (3.57%) Test Leader
15 5 (2.98%) Consultant
15 5 (2.98%) QA Consultant
15 5 (2.98%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 17 (10.12%) .NET
3 10 (5.95%) XML
4 6 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.38%) SOAP
6 2 (1.19%) Node.js
6 2 (1.19%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (3.57%) Reinsurance
2 4 (2.38%) Driving Licence
2 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.19%) e-Health
3 2 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (0.60%) Android
2 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.50%) SDLC
3 62 (36.90%) Test Automation
4 59 (35.12%) Automated Testing
5 53 (31.55%) BDD
5 53 (31.55%) TDD
6 46 (27.38%) System Integration Testing
7 37 (22.02%) Software Testing
8 35 (20.83%) Automation Testing
8 35 (20.83%) Configuration Management
9 30 (17.86%) Scrum
10 21 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 18 (10.71%) Test Strategy
12 17 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (10.12%) Test Management
13 16 (9.52%) Manual Testing
13 16 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (7.74%) Mentoring
14 13 (7.74%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.55%) Java
2 47 (27.98%) SQL
3 36 (21.43%) C#
4 23 (13.69%) Python
5 5 (2.98%) PHP
6 3 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) Groovy
8 1 (0.60%) Perl
8 1 (0.60%) Scala
8 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 38 (22.62%) ISEB
3 29 (17.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.79%) Degree
5 2 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (25.60%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) SDET
3 2 (1.19%) HL7
3 2 (1.19%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.38%) HP
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.60%) SAP
4 1 (0.60%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
NHS Digital
Salary: £31,383 - £41, 373 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 24 days ago