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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.02% 0.91% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 1.26% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 9
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,421 £25,800 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £40,000 £34,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
328 398 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.62% 72.36% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 260 265 300
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) nginx
6 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JMeter
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (7.14%) LoadUI
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Development Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
1 1 (7.14%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP