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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.60% 1.23% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.48% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £29,800 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,925 £34,600 £31,900
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
677 539 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.27% 82.67% 71.62%
Number of salaries quoted 495 465 451
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 22 September 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 -12 4 £27,500 -19.11% 4
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 7 (38.89%) QA
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 5 (27.78%) JSON
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Scala
6 4 (22.22%) Ajax
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) JUnit
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (11.11%) RSpec
5 2 (11.11%) TestNG
5 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) COBOL Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) Ajax
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) WCF
4 3 (16.67%) WF
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) Guice
5 2 (11.11%) Django
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) Play Framework
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) VME
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) V-Model
7 2 (11.11%) OWASP
7 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) Scala
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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