The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 60 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.84% 3.76% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 4.20% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 13
Median salary £36,000 £26,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £23,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Test Scripting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
584 666 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.49% 89.40% 86.51%
Number of salaries quoted 462 588 570
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the North East region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the North East

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the North East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the North East

Test Scripting
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the North East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 12 £43,000 +37.60% 1
Northumberland +3 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (38.89%) SDLC
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Retail
5 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (27.78%) ISEB
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) SAP
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) Information Management
6 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.11%) Cucumber

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Gatling
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) JMeter
3 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Web Automation Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Web Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) SDLC
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Information Management
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) V-Model
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) ABAP
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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