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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.30% 0.88% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.23% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 8
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,050 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,690 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.94%
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
624 571 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.04% 71.73% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 519 432 459
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -1 8 £37,750 +9.42% 6
Northumberland - 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) MCSE
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 3 (15.79%) ISEB
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (15.79%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) Agresso
5 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Test Management
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) MSTest
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) Firebug
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) DOM
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
1 1 (5.26%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.79%) Test Management
3 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
3 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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