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

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 134 167
Rank change year-on-year -54 +33 -42
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 101 200 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.21% 2.06% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.24% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75 177 171
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +16.67% +8.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £50,500
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 7,664 8,910 10,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.65% 91.77% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,240 7,469 8,539
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,203 £60,300 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 November 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 November 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 -38 77 £42,500 -5.56% 13
South Yorkshire -15 20 £37,500 - 7
North Yorkshire -13 3 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Yorkshire +5 1 £22,500 -30.77%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 62 (61.39%) Test Automation
2 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (43.56%) Selenium
4 35 (34.65%) C#
5 30 (29.70%) Java
5 30 (29.70%) BDD
6 26 (25.74%) SoapUI
7 24 (23.76%) SQL
7 24 (23.76%) TDD
8 23 (22.77%) WebDriver
9 21 (20.79%) API Testing
9 21 (20.79%) JIRA
9 21 (20.79%) Configuration Management
10 19 (18.81%) Jenkins
11 18 (17.82%) SDET
11 18 (17.82%) Maven
11 18 (17.82%) Scrum
12 16 (15.84%) Finance
13 15 (14.85%) Manual Testing
14 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (12.87%) Software Testing
15 12 (11.88%) ISTQB
15 12 (11.88%) ISEB
15 12 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (10.89%) Test Strategy
16 11 (10.89%) Project Management
16 11 (10.89%) Unix
17 10 (9.90%) Middleware
17 10 (9.90%) 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 (3.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) SAS
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) HTTP
1 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (43.56%) Selenium
2 26 (25.74%) SoapUI
3 23 (22.77%) WebDriver
4 21 (20.79%) JIRA
5 19 (18.81%) Jenkins
6 18 (17.82%) Maven
7 8 (7.92%) SpecFlow
8 6 (5.94%) Appium
8 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.96%) CF BOSH
9 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.96%) JMeter
9 4 (3.96%) Protractor
10 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.99%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.99%) MSTest
12 1 (0.99%) Rational Performance Tester
12 1 (0.99%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Legal
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Games
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) French Language
5 1 (0.99%) German Language
5 1 (0.99%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (28.71%) Tester
2 25 (24.75%) Analyst
2 25 (24.75%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) Developer in Test
3 23 (22.77%) Test Engineer
4 19 (18.81%) Software Engineer
5 18 (17.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 18 (17.82%) Development Engineer
5 18 (17.82%) Software Development Engineer
5 18 (17.82%) Software Test Engineer
5 18 (17.82%) Test Development Engineer
6 17 (16.83%) Test Analyst
7 15 (14.85%) Software Tester
8 14 (13.86%) Automation Tester
9 10 (9.90%) IT Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
11 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) Middleware
2 8 (7.92%) Web Services
3 7 (6.93%) XML
4 6 (5.94%) .NET
5 4 (3.96%) JSON
5 4 (3.96%) REST
6 3 (2.97%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.97%) SOAP
7 2 (1.98%) CSS
7 2 (1.98%) HTML
8 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.92%) IVR
2 8 (7.92%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (6.93%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.94%) iSeries
5 2 (1.98%) EPoS
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.99%) Online Games
6 1 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Unix
2 9 (8.91%) Windows
3 8 (7.92%) Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (61.39%) Test Automation
2 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.70%) BDD
4 24 (23.76%) TDD
5 21 (20.79%) API Testing
5 21 (20.79%) Configuration Management
6 18 (17.82%) Scrum
6 18 (17.82%) SDET
7 15 (14.85%) Manual Testing
8 13 (12.87%) Software Testing
9 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.89%) Project Management
10 11 (10.89%) Test Strategy
11 10 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (9.90%) DevOps
11 10 (9.90%) IT Strategy
11 10 (9.90%) Service Management
12 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (8.91%) Regression Testing
12 9 (8.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) C#
2 30 (29.70%) Java
3 24 (23.76%) SQL
4 8 (7.92%) Python
5 6 (5.94%) Ruby
6 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.96%) Perl
6 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.99%) C
7 1 (0.99%) C++
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) ISEB
1 12 (11.88%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) PMO
1 10 (9.90%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Ansible
1 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (6.93%) Google
2 6 (5.94%) EMC
2 6 (5.94%) NetApp
3 4 (3.96%) HP
4 1 (0.99%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.99%) IBM
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) SAP