Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 123 141
Rank change year-on-year -60 +18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 81 225 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.11% 2.26% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.45% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 52 183 182
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,285 £30,100 £28,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +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 6,728 9,188 9,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.29% 92.33% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,475 7,850 8,297
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,738 £60,000 £60,000
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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -58 51 £42,500 - 26
South Yorkshire -10 22 £35,500 +9.23% 5
North Yorkshire -15 8 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 37 (45.68%) Selenium
3 33 (40.74%) Java
4 27 (33.33%) C#
4 27 (33.33%) SQL
4 27 (33.33%) JIRA
4 27 (33.33%) TDD
4 27 (33.33%) BDD
5 25 (30.86%) WebDriver
6 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 24 (29.63%) API Testing
6 24 (29.63%) Maven
7 22 (27.16%) Configuration Management
8 21 (25.93%) SoapUI
9 20 (24.69%) SDET
10 16 (19.75%) QA
11 15 (18.52%) Software Testing
12 14 (17.28%) DevOps
13 13 (16.05%) Regression Testing
13 13 (16.05%) Windows
14 11 (13.58%) ISEB
14 11 (13.58%) Scrum
14 11 (13.58%) Finance
14 11 (13.58%) Manual Testing
14 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
15 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing
15 10 (12.35%) SDLC
15 10 (12.35%) ISTQB
15 10 (12.35%) Project 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 3 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP ERP
1 3 (3.70%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.94%) GitHub
2 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (45.68%) Selenium
2 27 (33.33%) JIRA
3 25 (30.86%) WebDriver
4 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 24 (29.63%) Maven
5 21 (25.93%) SoapUI
6 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.94%) FitNesse
8 4 (4.94%) FogBugz
8 4 (4.94%) GitLab
8 4 (4.94%) Hamcrest
8 4 (4.94%) HtmlUnit
8 4 (4.94%) JBehave
8 4 (4.94%) JUnit
8 4 (4.94%) Mockito
8 4 (4.94%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (4.94%) Subversion
8 4 (4.94%) TestNG
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Analyst
3 21 (25.93%) Developer
3 21 (25.93%) Software Test Engineer
4 20 (24.69%) Developer in Test
4 20 (24.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 20 (24.69%) Development Engineer
4 20 (24.69%) Software Development Engineer
4 20 (24.69%) Software Engineer
4 20 (24.69%) Test Development Engineer
5 15 (18.52%) Tester
6 14 (17.28%) Test Analyst
7 10 (12.35%) Software Tester
8 7 (8.64%) IT Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.94%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) REST
1 8 (9.88%) Web Services
2 7 (8.64%) Middleware
3 6 (7.41%) XML
4 5 (6.17%) CSS
4 5 (6.17%) HTML
5 4 (4.94%) JSON
5 4 (4.94%) SOAP
6 3 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.94%) iSeries
3 4 (4.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Unix
4 5 (6.17%) Android
5 4 (4.94%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.94%) zOS
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 27 (33.33%) BDD
2 27 (33.33%) TDD
3 24 (29.63%) API Testing
4 22 (27.16%) Configuration Management
5 20 (24.69%) SDET
6 15 (18.52%) Software Testing
7 14 (17.28%) DevOps
8 13 (16.05%) Regression Testing
9 11 (13.58%) Manual Testing
9 11 (13.58%) Scrum
9 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
10 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Project Management
10 10 (12.35%) SDLC
11 9 (11.11%) Defect Management
11 9 (11.11%) Performance Testing
12 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) Java
2 27 (33.33%) C#
2 27 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.94%) Python
5 3 (3.70%) Perl
5 3 (3.70%) Ruby
5 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) ISEB
2 10 (12.35%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) QA
2 7 (8.64%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Ansible
1 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) EMC
3 4 (4.94%) Google
3 4 (4.94%) NetApp
3 4 (4.94%) SAP
4 3 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) Remedy