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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 55 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.94% 2.16% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.49% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 8
Average salary £26,500 £28,750 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.82% -1.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £22,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,750 £48,000
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
430 361 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.50% 86.57% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 361 331 268
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) TestNG
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 2 (13.33%) Hudson
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (13.33%) TestNG
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Tester
4 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Flash
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) WF
3 1 (6.67%) LINQ
3 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
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