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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / North East
Rank 64 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.35% 2.27% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.55% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 11
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,260 £32,500 £42,500
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
567 550 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.88% 89.14% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 464 485 508
Median salary £37,062 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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
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 20 January 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 +2 7 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Northumberland +3 2 £32,500 +25.00%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Information Management
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) Law
6 3 (16.67%) ABAP
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (16.67%) Marketing

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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SRM
1 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Gatling
3 2 (11.11%) JMeter
3 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 2 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 3 (16.67%) Law
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.56%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ERP Support
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) OAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) BAPI
4 1 (5.56%) EDI
4 1 (5.56%) SAP ALE
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
4 1 (5.56%) SAPUI5
4 1 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
1 2 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Information Management
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) ABAP
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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