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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.49% 0.36% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.46% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 9
Average salary £36,125 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,125 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £47,000
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
337 219 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.83% 78.78% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 291 199 331
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,840
10% offered a salary of more than £60,851 £60,000 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Automotive
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (13.33%) Agresso
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) TestNG
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Automotive
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Support Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Tester
4 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Flash
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) LINQ
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 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft