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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 116 115
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 160 130 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.95% 2.34% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 2.61% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 138 119 143
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,075
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4964 4982 6117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.55% 89.75% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4172 4172 5010
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 £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +55 103 £45,000 +28.57% 12
South Yorkshire -16 24 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North Yorkshire -10 19 £32,000 -7.24% 1
East Yorkshire -10 8 £30,000 - 2
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 218 (71.24%) Test Automation
2 151 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (40.52%) Selenium
4 122 (39.87%) SDLC
5 100 (32.68%) Java
6 89 (29.08%) C#
6 89 (29.08%) TDD
7 88 (28.76%) BDD
8 84 (27.45%) ISTQB
9 78 (25.49%) ISEB
10 76 (24.84%) Cucumber
11 70 (22.88%) QA
12 69 (22.55%) Software Testing
13 68 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
14 59 (19.28%) Configuration Management
15 57 (18.63%) SQL
15 57 (18.63%) Jenkins
16 55 (17.97%) Gherkin
17 53 (17.32%) Finance
18 51 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
19 49 (16.01%) WebDriver
19 49 (16.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 43 (14.05%) GitHub
21 42 (13.73%) Manual Testing
22 39 (12.75%) Regression Testing
23 36 (11.76%) Python
24 35 (11.44%) .NET
24 35 (11.44%) Microsoft
24 35 (11.44%) Scrum
25 26 (8.50%) SOAP

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 6 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.96%) Finacle
1 6 (1.96%) Summit
1 6 (1.96%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.31%) SAP QM
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.65%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.05%) GitHub
2 9 (2.94%) SaaS
3 3 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) LDAP
2 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.33%) MS Access
5 1 (0.33%) MySQL
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 124 (40.52%) Selenium
2 76 (24.84%) Cucumber
3 57 (18.63%) Jenkins
4 49 (16.01%) WebDriver
5 22 (7.19%) SoapUI
5 22 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (6.54%) JIRA
6 20 (6.54%) JMeter
7 14 (4.58%) Git (software)
7 14 (4.58%) LoadRunner
8 12 (3.92%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.94%) Appium
9 9 (2.94%) Calabash
9 9 (2.94%) HP UFT
9 9 (2.94%) Maven
10 8 (2.61%) Gatling
11 7 (2.29%) TestComplete
11 7 (2.29%) YouTrack
12 6 (1.96%) Bugzilla
12 6 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 53 (17.32%) Finance
2 19 (6.21%) Banking
3 15 (4.90%) Retail
4 11 (3.59%) Legal
5 6 (1.96%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.63%) Billing
7 2 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 144 (47.06%) Analyst
2 122 (39.87%) Tester
3 114 (37.25%) Test Analyst
4 82 (26.80%) Automation Tester
5 54 (17.65%) Senior Tester
6 51 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
7 28 (9.15%) Test Engineer
8 24 (7.84%) Automation Test Analyst
9 21 (6.86%) Business Analyst
10 19 (6.21%) Manual Tester
10 19 (6.21%) Software Tester
11 17 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
12 16 (5.23%) Consultant
13 14 (4.58%) QA Tester
13 14 (4.58%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 12 (3.92%) QA Analyst
15 11 (3.59%) Agile Tester
15 11 (3.59%) Pensions Analyst
16 10 (3.27%) Lead Tester
16 10 (3.27%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.97%) Gherkin
2 35 (11.44%) .NET
3 26 (8.50%) SOAP
4 20 (6.54%) XML
5 9 (2.94%) Node.js
5 9 (2.94%) REST
6 7 (2.29%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.29%) Web Services
7 4 (1.31%) HTML
7 4 (1.31%) XBRL
8 3 (0.98%) WinForms
9 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.96%) Fintech
4 6 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.31%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.31%) NHS
6 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.90%) Unix
2 10 (3.27%) Windows
3 7 (2.29%) Android
3 7 (2.29%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.31%) Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (71.24%) Test Automation
2 151 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (39.87%) SDLC
4 89 (29.08%) TDD
5 88 (28.76%) BDD
6 69 (22.55%) Software Testing
7 68 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
8 59 (19.28%) Configuration Management
9 51 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 42 (13.73%) Manual Testing
11 39 (12.75%) Regression Testing
12 35 (11.44%) Scrum
13 26 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (8.17%) Test Management
15 23 (7.52%) Defect Management
15 23 (7.52%) Test Strategy
15 23 (7.52%) Waterfall
16 22 (7.19%) Scenario Testing
16 22 (7.19%) User Stories
17 20 (6.54%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (32.68%) Java
2 89 (29.08%) C#
3 57 (18.63%) SQL
4 36 (11.76%) Python
5 15 (4.90%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.94%) PHP
6 9 (2.94%) VBScript
7 8 (2.61%) C
8 4 (1.31%) VB
8 4 (1.31%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.31%) VBA
9 3 (0.98%) Groovy
10 1 (0.33%) Perl
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (27.45%) ISTQB
2 78 (25.49%) ISEB
3 49 (16.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (3.27%) Degree
5 6 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.33%) HND
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (22.88%) QA
2 4 (1.31%) COBIT
2 4 (1.31%) HL7
2 4 (1.31%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.27%) SAP
3 9 (2.94%) Oracle
4 6 (1.96%) HP
4 6 (1.96%) Temenos
4 6 (1.96%) TSYS
4 6 (1.96%) Unisys
5 3 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.33%) Apple
6 1 (0.33%) Telerik
6 1 (0.33%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexi work
Posted: 4 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Salary: £30K to £60K + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
SSP Worldwide
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
1 Trevelyan Square
Salary: £30000 - £39999 per annum, Benefits: AfC B7 £31,696 - £41, 787
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £54,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago