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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / North East
Rank 61 55 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.05% 3.32% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 3.68% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 7
Median salary £30,000 £24,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £30,000 £31,650
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
551 543 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 86.91% 90.05% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 494 465 555
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,158
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,215 £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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +11 10 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Northumberland - 2 £32,500 -
Durham -13 1 £25,000 +4.16%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) QA
3 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 8 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (25.00%) User Stories
6 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
6 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
6 5 (20.83%) Validation
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) SAP
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (16.67%) Information Management
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.67%) 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 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.17%) SAP SRM
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Gatling
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) JMeter
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (8.33%) RSpec
4 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) Xcode
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Law
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) OAT Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) BAPI
4 1 (4.17%) EDI
4 1 (4.17%) SAP ALE
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (4.17%) SAP XI
4 1 (4.17%) SAPUI5
4 1 (4.17%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
1 2 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (25.00%) User Stories
4 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 5 (20.83%) Validation
5 4 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Information Management
5 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) ABAP
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) SmoothWall
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago