Period
to 26 October 2021

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 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 207 103 230
Rank change year-on-year -104 +127 -59
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 49 57 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.72% 2.04% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 2.17% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 46
10th Percentile £28,935 £33,072 £28,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,375 £29,316
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,165 £41,500 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.22% +12.16% -12.94%
75th Percentile £50,000 £52,313 £43,438
90th Percentile £53,000 £52,500 £48,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £44,782 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.65% -0.49% -

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 6,347 2,623 6,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.90% 93.78% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,810 2,298 5,118
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,875 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Scripting in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Scripting in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

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 26 October 2021. 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 -65 31 £35,750 -10.63% 8
North Yorkshire -24 15 £46,250 +2.78% 2
East Yorkshire -11 1 £46,500 +43.08%
South Yorkshire -56 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, 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 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 28 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 21 (42.86%) QA
5 19 (38.78%) Manual Testing
5 19 (38.78%) Scrum
6 16 (32.65%) ISTQB
7 15 (30.61%) Mobile App
8 14 (28.57%) Appium
9 12 (24.49%) WebdriverIO
10 10 (20.41%) SDLC
10 10 (20.41%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (14.29%) Postman
12 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.29%) Selenium
12 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 7 (14.29%) C#
12 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
13 6 (12.24%) ETL
13 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (12.24%) JIRA
14 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (10.20%) Azure
14 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
14 5 (10.20%) DevOps
14 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
14 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
14 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (10.20%) API 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 (2.04%) Confluence
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.04%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Azure
2 1 (2.04%) AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Metadata
3 1 (2.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Appium
2 7 (14.29%) Postman
2 7 (14.29%) Selenium
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) JMeter
4 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) Katalon Studio
5 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.08%) TestComplete
5 2 (4.08%) TestRail
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Social Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Law
3 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) QA Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.08%) HR Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.04%) QA Leader
9 1 (2.04%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) WebdriverIO
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.08%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
4 1 (2.04%) React
4 1 (2.04%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.04%) EPoS
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 28 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 19 (38.78%) Manual Testing
4 19 (38.78%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) SDLC
6 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.24%) ETL
9 5 (10.20%) API Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.20%) DevOps
9 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.16%) BDD
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.12%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) VBScript
5 1 (2.04%) Groovy
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.16%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) vSphere
1 1 (2.04%) XenApp
1 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Capita
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) Ivanti
3 1 (2.04%) VMware