The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.73% 1.57% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.94% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
439 360 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 80.11% 80.72% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 301 310 266
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) Python
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) QA
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
5 4 (28.57%) Scala
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (14.29%) TestNG
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (14.29%) Hudson
5 2 (14.29%) RSpec
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 4 (28.57%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) WF
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) Flash
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Django
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Guice
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) V-Model
7 2 (14.29%) OWASP
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Scala
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Google
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago