The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 59 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.11% 2.24% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.63% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 11
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Test Scripting
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 571 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.52% 85.35% 78.29%
Number of salaries quoted 515 526 282
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 1 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Degree
5 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (50.00%) QA
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) C#
6 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
7 6 (37.50%) ISEB
8 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (25.00%) ERP
9 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Selenium
10 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
12 1 (6.25%) Change Control
12 1 (6.25%) User Experience
12 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (6.25%) SDLC

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) QA Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (6.25%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) MKS
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago