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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 57 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.88% 1.46% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.81% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
489 386 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 85.94% 80.58% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 468 346 344
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 4 (26.67%) Web Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.67%) QlikView
8 1 (6.67%) Use Case
8 1 (6.67%) JIRA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
1 12 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 4 (26.67%) Web Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) MKS