The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 50 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.90% 2.25% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 2.80% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 6
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,700 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
396 357 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 70.97% 80.22% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 258 296 278
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Tyne and Wear

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 9 (50.00%) TDD
1 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) Scala
4 6 (33.33%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) Ruby
4 6 (33.33%) JSON
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) Ajax
6 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 3 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (16.67%) RSpec
4 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.56%) TestNG
5 1 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) Ajax
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) WCF
4 3 (16.67%) WF
4 3 (16.67%) Django
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) Play Framework
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (16.67%) RESTful
4 3 (16.67%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) TDD
1 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (16.67%) OWASP
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) V-Model
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Scala
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
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