The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 65 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.82% 1.08% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.32% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 13
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -27.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,700 £32,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
814 755 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 87.25% 81.53% 75.51%
Number of salaries quoted 737 683 426
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Northamptonshire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +5 10 £32,500 +44.44%
Wellingborough - 1 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) QA
6 10 (30.30%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) ISEB
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 9 (27.27%) C#
7 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Selenium
10 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (12.12%) CRM
11 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (12.12%) ERP
11 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 3 (9.09%) SDLC

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) JMeter
2 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Analyst
2 23 (69.70%) Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Tester
3 8 (24.24%) Software Tester
3 8 (24.24%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Automation Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) CRM
6 4 (12.12%) ERP
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (3.03%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 10 (30.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago