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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 137 79
Rank change year-on-year +39 -58  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 151 131 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.80% 2.01% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.28% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 125 114 216
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,900 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 4890 5750 6761
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 90.72% 88.18% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4274 4768 5428
Median salary £44,512 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.97% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +26 101 £45,000 +28.57% 19
South Yorkshire +18 31 £45,000 +16.12% 2
North Yorkshire +12 16 £34,000 +4.61% 2
East Yorkshire -1 6 £35,000 +4.47%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 116 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (38.93%) Selenium
3 96 (36.64%) SDLC
4 89 (33.97%) Automated Testing
5 82 (31.30%) Test Automation
6 80 (30.53%) Java
7 75 (28.63%) BDD
8 72 (27.48%) TDD
9 68 (25.95%) QA
10 67 (25.57%) Automation Testing
11 63 (24.05%) System Integration Testing
12 61 (23.28%) ISTQB
12 61 (23.28%) SQL
13 56 (21.37%) C#
14 52 (19.85%) ISEB
15 50 (19.08%) Configuration Management
16 49 (18.70%) Software Testing
17 48 (18.32%) Cucumber
18 44 (16.79%) Finance
19 41 (15.65%) Microsoft
20 39 (14.89%) WebDriver
21 37 (14.12%) Jenkins
21 37 (14.12%) Gherkin
22 36 (13.74%) User Acceptance Testing
22 36 (13.74%) Manual Testing
23 34 (12.98%) Scrum
23 34 (12.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 33 (12.60%) MS Excel
25 31 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
25 31 (11.83%) Functional Testing

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 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Finacle
1 7 (2.67%) Summit
1 7 (2.67%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.91%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) LDAP
2 1 (0.38%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.91%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.38%) Ingres
6 1 (0.38%) MS Access
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 102 (38.93%) Selenium
2 48 (18.32%) Cucumber
3 39 (14.89%) WebDriver
4 37 (14.12%) Jenkins
5 31 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (5.73%) SoapUI
7 13 (4.96%) JIRA
8 10 (3.82%) YouTrack
9 9 (3.44%) SpecFlow
10 8 (3.05%) eggPlant
10 8 (3.05%) JMeter
10 8 (3.05%) LoadRunner
10 8 (3.05%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.29%) Appium
12 5 (1.91%) Gatling
12 5 (1.91%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.91%) MSTest
12 5 (1.91%) TestComplete
13 4 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.53%) HP UFT
General
1 44 (16.79%) Finance
2 16 (6.11%) Banking
3 15 (5.73%) Retail
4 7 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (43.89%) Analyst
2 93 (35.50%) Tester
3 85 (32.44%) Test Analyst
4 65 (24.81%) Automation Tester
5 35 (13.36%) Senior Tester
5 35 (13.36%) Test Engineer
6 33 (12.60%) Senior Automation Tester
7 22 (8.40%) Business Analyst
8 21 (8.02%) Consultant
8 21 (8.02%) Test Automation Engineer
9 16 (6.11%) QA Analyst
9 16 (6.11%) QA Tester
9 16 (6.11%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (4.96%) Business Consultant
11 12 (4.58%) Automation Test Analyst
11 12 (4.58%) QA Test Analyst
11 12 (4.58%) Software Tester
12 10 (3.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 10 (3.82%) Test Manager
13 9 (3.44%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.12%) Gherkin
2 27 (10.31%) .NET
3 13 (4.96%) XML
4 6 (2.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.29%) Web Services
5 5 (1.91%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.91%) SOAP
6 3 (1.15%) Node.js
7 2 (0.76%) HTML
8 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.38%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.38%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.67%) Fintech
3 6 (2.29%) Reinsurance
4 5 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.53%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.15%) NHS
7 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.76%) e-Health
7 2 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.25%) Windows
2 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.15%) Unix
4 1 (0.38%) Android
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (36.64%) SDLC
3 89 (33.97%) Automated Testing
4 82 (31.30%) Test Automation
5 75 (28.63%) BDD
6 72 (27.48%) TDD
7 67 (25.57%) Automation Testing
8 63 (24.05%) System Integration Testing
9 50 (19.08%) Configuration Management
10 49 (18.70%) Software Testing
11 36 (13.74%) Manual Testing
11 36 (13.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (12.98%) Scrum
13 31 (11.83%) Functional Testing
14 29 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (9.92%) Test Strategy
16 25 (9.54%) Regression Testing
17 21 (8.02%) Test Management
18 20 (7.63%) Mentoring
19 16 (6.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (30.53%) Java
2 61 (23.28%) SQL
3 56 (21.37%) C#
4 27 (10.31%) Python
5 9 (3.44%) C
6 8 (3.05%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.29%) PHP
8 4 (1.53%) VBA
8 4 (1.53%) VBScript
9 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.76%) VB
10 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.38%) ABAP
11 1 (0.38%) Groovy
11 1 (0.38%) Perl
11 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (23.28%) ISTQB
2 52 (19.85%) ISEB
3 34 (12.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.29%) Degree
5 3 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (25.95%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) SDET
3 3 (1.15%) HL7
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (3.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.67%) Temenos
2 7 (2.67%) TSYS
2 7 (2.67%) Unisys
3 5 (1.91%) HP
3 5 (1.91%) Oracle
4 2 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.38%) Apple
5 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.38%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 34 days holiday
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
TJ Peel
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
NHS Digital
Salary: £31,383 - £41, 373 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £54,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago