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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 82 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.62% 2.06% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 2.39% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Median salary £35,000 £36,219 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.36% +31.70%
UK excluding London median 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
691 670 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.31% 86.23% 79.21%
Number of salaries quoted 607 557 470
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
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 24 August 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 -11 5 £35,000 -6.51% 5
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) Degree
3 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 10 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Selenium
6 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
7 6 (24.00%) ISEB
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (20.00%) Retail
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) MS Office
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle
10 3 (12.00%) QA
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (8.00%) API Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
11 2 (8.00%) SaaS
11 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
11 2 (8.00%) V-Model

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:

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
1 10 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Tester
3 7 (28.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Web Automation Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Web Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Software Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) API Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) V-Model
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Open Source
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.00%) Test Management
7 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) ISEB
3 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Accenture
Salary: £26,100 to £42,700 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago