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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 60 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.11% 2.70% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 3.24% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
456 340 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 84.29% 83.33% 75.67%
Number of salaries quoted 386 274 287
Median salary £37,900 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Selenium
3 9 (52.94%) WebDriver
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) ISEB
4 7 (41.18%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
6 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) API Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) SaaS
7 4 (23.53%) V-Model
8 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) SOAP
9 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
9 2 (11.76%) C#

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Tester
2 10 (58.82%) Automation Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (29.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (29.41%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (29.41%) Web Automation Tester
4 5 (29.41%) Web Tester
5 4 (23.53%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (23.53%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) API Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) V-Model
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.88%) Open Source
8 1 (5.88%) Open Source Development
8 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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