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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.63% - 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% - 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 6
Average salary £27,573 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 - £25,735
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £33,500
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
616 318 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.81% 74.30% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 602 290 413
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,475 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 21 November 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (70.00%) ISEB
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) UNIX
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) Web Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Usability Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Selenium
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (15.00%) C#
9 2 (10.00%) .NET
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) WATIR
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Sahi
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Test Analyst
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Usability Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (5.00%) V-Model
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) MSF
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) ISEB
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft