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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.06% 3.25% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 4.43% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Average salary £22,500 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
537 271 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.24% 73.44% 77.70%
Number of salaries quoted 497 256 308
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 17 (70.83%) ISEB
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) QA
4 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) XML
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Test Management
7 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) WATIR
9 2 (8.33%) Selenium
9 2 (8.33%) V-Model
9 2 (8.33%) F#
9 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Sahi

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) WATIR
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) Sahi
1 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
1 17 (70.83%) Test Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
1 8 (33.33%) XML
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Test Management
4 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) V-Model
6 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) F#
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
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