Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 124 149
Rank change year-on-year -46 +25 -32
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 143 244 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.63% 2.40% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.60% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 106 212 198
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,425
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 8,083 9,399 10,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.98% 92.40% 91.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,673 7,877 8,585
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +2 121 £42,500 -5.56% 10
South Yorkshire -20 17 £36,250 -19.44% 2
North Yorkshire -22 4 £30,000 -6.98% 4
East Yorkshire +14 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 90 (62.94%) Test Automation
2 67 (46.85%) Selenium
3 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (33.57%) C#
5 40 (27.97%) Java
6 38 (26.57%) BDD
7 37 (25.87%) SoapUI
8 33 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 31 (21.68%) TDD
10 30 (20.98%) SQL
11 29 (20.28%) WebDriver
11 29 (20.28%) API Testing
12 28 (19.58%) JIRA
13 27 (18.88%) Finance
14 24 (16.78%) Scrum
15 23 (16.08%) Software Testing
16 22 (15.38%) Jenkins
16 22 (15.38%) SDET
17 21 (14.69%) Maven
18 20 (13.99%) QA
19 18 (12.59%) Regression Testing
20 16 (11.19%) E-Commerce
20 16 (11.19%) Cucumber
21 15 (10.49%) Manual Testing
21 15 (10.49%) ISTQB
21 15 (10.49%) XML
21 15 (10.49%) Python
21 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
22 13 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
22 13 (9.09%) Service Management

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 4 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.70%) Confluence
2 1 (0.70%) SAS
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.29%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) HTTP
1 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (46.85%) Selenium
2 37 (25.87%) SoapUI
3 29 (20.28%) WebDriver
4 28 (19.58%) JIRA
5 22 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 21 (14.69%) Maven
7 16 (11.19%) Cucumber
8 9 (6.29%) SpecFlow
9 8 (5.59%) JMeter
10 7 (4.90%) Protractor
10 7 (4.90%) TestComplete
11 6 (4.20%) Appium
11 6 (4.20%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.80%) CF BOSH
13 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
14 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
15 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
15 1 (0.70%) MSTest
15 1 (0.70%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 27 (18.88%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Marketing
3 7 (4.90%) Retail
4 2 (1.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) French Language
5 1 (0.70%) German Language
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (30.77%) Tester
2 38 (26.57%) Analyst
3 30 (20.98%) Developer
4 29 (20.28%) Developer in Test
5 27 (18.88%) Test Analyst
5 27 (18.88%) Test Engineer
6 25 (17.48%) Automation Tester
7 22 (15.38%) Software Engineer
8 21 (14.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 21 (14.69%) Development Engineer
8 21 (14.69%) Software Development Engineer
8 21 (14.69%) Software Test Engineer
8 21 (14.69%) Test Development Engineer
9 16 (11.19%) Software Tester
10 11 (7.69%) Business Analyst
11 8 (5.59%) IT Engineer
12 7 (4.90%) Test Automation Developer
13 6 (4.20%) Coordinator
13 6 (4.20%) Test Coordinator
13 6 (4.20%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) XML
2 10 (6.99%) .NET
3 9 (6.29%) Web Services
4 8 (5.59%) Middleware
5 6 (4.20%) Gherkin
6 5 (3.50%) HTML
7 4 (2.80%) SOAP
8 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.70%) CSS
9 1 (0.70%) JSON
9 1 (0.70%) LAMP
9 1 (0.70%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.59%) IVR
3 7 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.50%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.80%) iSeries
5 4 (2.80%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) EPoS
7 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.70%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) Online Games
7 1 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.39%) Windows
2 9 (6.29%) Unix
3 8 (5.59%) Linux
4 7 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (62.94%) Test Automation
2 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.57%) BDD
4 33 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 31 (21.68%) TDD
6 29 (20.28%) API Testing
7 24 (16.78%) Scrum
8 23 (16.08%) Software Testing
9 22 (15.38%) SDET
10 18 (12.59%) Regression Testing
11 16 (11.19%) E-Commerce
12 15 (10.49%) Manual Testing
13 13 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.09%) Service Management
14 12 (8.39%) Waterfall
15 10 (6.99%) Scenario Testing
15 10 (6.99%) Test Strategy
16 9 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (6.29%) Data Flow Diagram
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.57%) C#
2 40 (27.97%) Java
3 30 (20.98%) SQL
4 15 (10.49%) Python
5 13 (9.09%) Ruby
6 8 (5.59%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.80%) Perl
7 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.40%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) ISTQB
2 11 (7.69%) ISEB
3 5 (3.50%) Degree
4 3 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.40%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.99%) QA
2 8 (5.59%) PMO
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.80%) Ansible
2 4 (2.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.20%) Google
3 5 (3.50%) HP
4 4 (2.80%) EMC
4 4 (2.80%) NetApp
5 1 (0.70%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle