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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.42% 1.69% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.07% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £35,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
699 531 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.53% 81.44% 74.45%
Number of salaries quoted 541 467 434
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 10 £27,500 - 6
Durham -4 1 £35,000 - 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) QA
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Electronics
7 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) JUnit
7 2 (10.00%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.00%) TestNG
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) COBOL Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (10.00%) Flash
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) WCF
2 2 (10.00%) WF
3 1 (5.00%) LINQ
3 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) VME
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.00%) System Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) RUP
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) COBOL
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) BT
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Capita
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Darlington
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago