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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.90% 1.88% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.48% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 2
Average salary £26,875 £38,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.19% -17.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £28,636 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,875 £46,983 £53,300
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
594 564 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 76.15% 75.81% 75.46%
Number of salaries quoted 490 474 453
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -12 5 £22,500 -41.55% 1
Durham - 1 £35,000 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Agresso
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) System Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
3 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Agresso
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Firebug
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) System Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
2 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
2 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) HP
Newcastle, Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago