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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 65 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.11% 2.43% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 3.02% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 12
Average salary £26,500 £29,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.16% -34.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,750 £52,500
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
623 497 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.97% 80.42% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 516 414 419
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,158 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -10 13 £26,500 -2.75% 1
Durham -4 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) QA
3 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) Flash
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.00%) TestNG
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) Flash
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
1 2 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) LINQ
2 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.00%) DTV
1 1 (5.00%) Handset
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) SAP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) BT
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