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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 65 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.09% 0.84% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.09% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Average salary £36,219 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.70% -19.11%
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
656 645 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.64% 77.62% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 549 455 454
Average salary £40,000 £37,050 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.96% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +2 13 £37,438 +36.13% 1
Durham - 1 - - 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Service Management
3 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
4 5 (21.74%) ISEB
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 3 (13.04%) UML
6 3 (13.04%) QA
6 3 (13.04%) Selenium
6 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) JMeter
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) JIRA
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.70%) PHP
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) nginx
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.35%) Redis
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) JMeter
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) MSTest
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) Firebug
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Development Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) DOM
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
1 1 (4.35%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Service Management
3 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) Test Management
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) V-Model
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) API Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Northgate
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