The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 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 Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.02% 4.05% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 5.69% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 8
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
527 246 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.96% 71.10% 79.95%
Number of salaries quoted 490 234 322
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Northampton region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Northampton

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (39.29%) QA
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 6 (21.43%) XML
5 6 (21.43%) UNIX
5 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) Test Management
6 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
7 4 (14.29%) C#
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
8 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
8 3 (10.71%) Degree
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.71%) Change Control
9 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
9 2 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) WATIR
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
1 2 (7.14%) Sahi
1 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
1 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
1 18 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Software Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
1 6 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) Velocity
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) EPoS
1 1 (3.57%) EFTPOS
1 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Test Management
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.14%) V-Model
6 2 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) F#
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
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