Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 153 120
Rank change year-on-year +20 -33 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 204 201 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.06% 1.81% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.02% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 181 169 283
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £36,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +7.46% +3.08%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,450 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 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 8912 9952 11868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.13% 89.53% 90.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7464 8373 9663
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
West Yorkshire +53 152 £45,000 +27.21% 18
South Yorkshire -8 29 £37,500 -11.24%
North Yorkshire -2 12 £32,500 -5.80% 3
East Yorkshire -4 5 £32,500 -5.11%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 126 (61.76%) Test Automation
2 103 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (45.10%) Selenium
4 66 (32.35%) C#
4 66 (32.35%) Java
5 57 (27.94%) Cucumber
6 50 (24.51%) BDD
7 49 (24.02%) TDD
8 48 (23.53%) SDLC
9 43 (21.08%) QA
10 42 (20.59%) WebDriver
11 41 (20.10%) Jenkins
12 38 (18.63%) Finance
13 37 (18.14%) Configuration Management
14 36 (17.65%) GitHub
14 36 (17.65%) Gherkin
15 34 (16.67%) Software Testing
15 34 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 33 (16.18%) Test Strategy
17 28 (13.73%) System Integration Testing
18 27 (13.24%) Regression Testing
19 24 (11.76%) ISEB
20 23 (11.27%) SQL
20 23 (11.27%) SoapUI
20 23 (11.27%) Manual Testing
21 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
22 21 (10.29%) ISTQB
23 19 (9.31%) Test Management
24 18 (8.82%) User Stories
24 18 (8.82%) HP UFT

Test Scripting
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.45%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.96%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.98%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.98%) SAP ECC
3 2 (0.98%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.98%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.98%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.49%) Finacle
4 1 (0.49%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.49%) Summit
4 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.65%) GitHub
2 5 (2.45%) SaaS
3 3 (1.47%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.47%) Office 365
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) Skype
2 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.39%) Big Data
3 1 (0.49%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 92 (45.10%) Selenium
2 57 (27.94%) Cucumber
3 42 (20.59%) WebDriver
4 41 (20.10%) Jenkins
5 23 (11.27%) SoapUI
6 18 (8.82%) HP UFT
7 11 (5.39%) JIRA
8 9 (4.41%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.43%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.43%) JMeter
9 7 (3.43%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.45%) Maven
10 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.47%) Protractor
11 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.98%) Appium
12 2 (0.98%) Calabash
12 2 (0.98%) Gatling
13 1 (0.49%) Capybara
13 1 (0.49%) MSTest
General
1 38 (18.63%) Finance
2 11 (5.39%) Legal
3 7 (3.43%) Billing
4 2 (0.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (49.02%) Tester
2 71 (34.80%) Analyst
3 66 (32.35%) Automation Tester
4 51 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 28 (13.73%) Senior Tester
6 26 (12.75%) Senior Automation Tester
7 23 (11.27%) Test Engineer
8 17 (8.33%) Business Analyst
9 15 (7.35%) Manual Tester
10 12 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 12 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
11 11 (5.39%) Financial Analyst
11 11 (5.39%) QA Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) QA Test Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) Software QA Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) Software Quality Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) Software Test Engineer
12 10 (4.90%) IT Analyst
12 10 (4.90%) Manual Test Analyst
13 9 (4.41%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.65%) Gherkin
2 17 (8.33%) .NET
3 12 (5.88%) SOAP
4 10 (4.90%) XML
5 5 (2.45%) IDoc
5 5 (2.45%) REST
5 5 (2.45%) SAP ALE
6 3 (1.47%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.47%) CSS
6 3 (1.47%) Web Services
6 3 (1.47%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.98%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.98%) Flash
7 2 (0.98%) HTML
7 2 (0.98%) Node.js
7 2 (0.98%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.47%) Reinsurance
5 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.49%) Fintech
6 1 (0.49%) IVR
6 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.90%) Windows
2 5 (2.45%) Android
2 5 (2.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.47%) Unix
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (61.76%) Test Automation
2 103 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (24.51%) BDD
4 49 (24.02%) TDD
5 48 (23.53%) SDLC
6 37 (18.14%) Configuration Management
7 34 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 34 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (16.18%) Test Strategy
9 28 (13.73%) System Integration Testing
10 27 (13.24%) Regression Testing
11 23 (11.27%) Manual Testing
12 19 (9.31%) Test Management
13 18 (8.82%) User Stories
14 15 (7.35%) Mentoring
15 14 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (6.37%) Waterfall
17 12 (5.88%) Open Source
17 12 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (5.39%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 66 (32.35%) C#
1 66 (32.35%) Java
2 23 (11.27%) SQL
3 16 (7.84%) Python
4 5 (2.45%) ABAP
4 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.47%) Ruby
6 2 (0.98%) C
6 2 (0.98%) VBScript
7 1 (0.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) VB
7 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (11.76%) ISEB
2 21 (10.29%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.96%) Degree
5 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (21.08%) QA
2 4 (1.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) HL7
3 2 (0.98%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.82%) HP
3 8 (3.92%) SAP
4 3 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (0.49%) Apple
5 1 (0.49%) Avature
5 1 (0.49%) Capita
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco
5 1 (0.49%) Citrix
5 1 (0.49%) Infor
5 1 (0.49%) Telerik
5 1 (0.49%) Temenos
5 1 (0.49%) TSYS
5 1 (0.49%) Unisys