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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.36% 0.56% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.62% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £40,955 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.01% +25.00%
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
499 482 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 89.43% 89.76% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 336 459 365
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £32,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) MSF
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MSF
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle