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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.80% 2.73% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 3.49% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 2
Average salary £29,750 £38,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £28,636 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £46,983 £44,300
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
376 373 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 74.90% 78.20% 77.71%
Number of salaries quoted 297 332 345
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,636 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £54,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Agresso
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
3 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) HP