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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.25% 2.45% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.86% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 18
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £37,500 £34,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
716 735 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.36% 85.86% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 609 647 425
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
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 22 May 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 -9 7 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) User Experience
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) ERP
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) MKS
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
1 12 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) QA Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) MKS
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago