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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.76% 1.15% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.44% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £32,500 £24,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.02% -11.81%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
673 555 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.62% 80.09% 84.45%
Number of salaries quoted 624 491 495
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 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 -8 5 £32,500 +34.02%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (52.38%) ISEB
2 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (28.57%) Retail
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Selenium
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) UNIX
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 14 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.76%) V-Model
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISEB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) MKS