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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 53 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.85% 0.72% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.84% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -20.66%
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
329 356 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.81% 85.17% 81.65%
Number of salaries quoted 301 310 204
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,780 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016, 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%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) ISEB
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) SaaS
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) V-Model
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) API Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) MSTest
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Firebug
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) MSTest
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) QA Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) API Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
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