Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Scenario Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scenario Testing over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 293 295
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 35 47 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.43% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.47% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 60
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.11% +18.38%
10th Percentile £34,000 £25,350 £24,975
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% +4.17% +1.51%

Scenario Testing 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8783 9906 11587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.17% 89.62% 90.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7369 8294 9488
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in Yorkshire

Scenario Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Scenario Testing in Yorkshire

Scenario Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Scenario Testing in Yorkshire

Scenario Testing
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scenario Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
West Yorkshire +22 26 £43,500 +12.99% 5
South Yorkshire +1 5 £35,000 -22.22%
North Yorkshire +15 4 £41,500 +9.21%
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Scenario Testing 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Finance
5 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
6 10 (28.57%) .NET
6 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 10 (28.57%) Selenium
7 9 (25.71%) QA
7 9 (25.71%) User Stories
7 9 (25.71%) Scrum
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.86%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
9 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 7 (20.00%) HP
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 7 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (17.14%) Retail
10 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (17.14%) Service Management
10 6 (17.14%) XML
10 6 (17.14%) ISEB
10 6 (17.14%) BDD
10 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
10 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow
4 4 (11.43%) FitNesse
4 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
4 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
4 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.57%) NUnit
5 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.86%) Gatling
7 1 (2.86%) JMeter
7 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.86%) WATIR
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Test Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Tester
5 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 5 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Principal Test Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Software Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) QA Tester
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Tester
7 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
8 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) SOAP
3 5 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) WSDL
4 4 (11.43%) XSD
5 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
5 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 9 (25.71%) Scrum
6 9 (25.71%) User Stories
7 8 (22.86%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Service Management
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
10 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 5 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.14%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) HL7
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Avature
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle