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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 54 70
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.09% 2.12% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.90% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Average salary £22,500 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.41% -6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
739 483 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 80.50% 73.29% 75.46%
Number of salaries quoted 668 421 440
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
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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 -19 8 £22,500 -27.41%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 22 (70.97%) ISEB
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) QA
3 10 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) Test Management
4 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
5 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 8 (25.81%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle
5 8 (25.81%) Web Services
5 8 (25.81%) XML
5 8 (25.81%) UNIX
5 8 (25.81%) Project Management
5 8 (25.81%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) C#
7 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
7 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.68%) V-Model
9 2 (6.45%) .NET
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.45%) Python
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) WATIR
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) Sahi
1 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
1 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
2 22 (70.97%) Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Velocity
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) EPoS
1 1 (3.23%) EFTPOS
1 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Test Management
2 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Project Management
4 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.68%) V-Model
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Change Control
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.23%) System Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) F#
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) HP
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago