The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.97% 1.62% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.96% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,800 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
594 562 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 71.91% 82.89% 68.93%
Number of salaries quoted 429 481 464
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 7 £27,500 - 3
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (40.91%) Finance
1 9 (40.91%) TDD
1 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
4 6 (27.27%) Selenium
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 6 (27.27%) Scala
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Ruby
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
5 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Web Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Ajax
6 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (18.18%) REST
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) Selenium
3 4 (18.18%) JUnit
3 4 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 3 (13.64%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (13.64%) RSpec
4 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) WinRunner
5 1 (4.55%) Hudson
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Games
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Electronics
5 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) COBOL Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
3 4 (18.18%) Ajax
3 4 (18.18%) REST
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) SOAP
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) Play Framework
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (13.64%) Django
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.64%) WCF
4 3 (13.64%) WF
4 3 (13.64%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) VME
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) TDD
1 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Web Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) OWASP
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Python
2 6 (27.27%) Scala
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) COBOL
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
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