The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.91% 3.54% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 4.79% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 30
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
783 480 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.03% 73.96% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 646 390 593
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -17 16 £32,500 - 1
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (58.33%) ISEB
2 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) QA
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Logistics
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.83%) Test Management
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) UNIX
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) Java
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.33%) Release Management
9 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL
9 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) EDI
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) EPoS
1 1 (4.17%) EFTPOS
1 1 (4.17%) Smartcard
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Logistics
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) ERP
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) HP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago