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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.82% 1.58% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 1.92% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 11
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
764 731 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.23% 82.60% 77.67%
Number of salaries quoted 689 670 436
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 15 £32,500 +25.00%
Wellingborough - 1 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (66.67%) Degree
2 14 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) QA
6 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) ISEB
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 8 (26.67%) C#
7 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Selenium
9 5 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (13.33%) ERP
10 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 2 (6.67%) SDLC
12 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (6.67%) CRM
12 2 (6.67%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) JMeter
2 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Analyst
2 22 (73.33%) Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) QA Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Tester
4 7 (23.33%) Software Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) ERP
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
8 1 (3.33%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago