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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 64 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.00% 2.40% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 3.29% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 8
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,950 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
692 487 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.32% 73.01% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 640 429 450
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -20 14 £27,500 -11.29%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (66.67%) ISEB
2 12 (36.36%) QA
2 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Test Management
5 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 8 (24.24%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 6 (18.18%) XML
7 6 (18.18%) UNIX
7 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle
8 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
9 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
9 4 (12.12%) C#
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) Web Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
10 3 (9.09%) Change Control
10 3 (9.09%) V-Model
11 2 (6.06%) F#

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (3.03%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Sahi
1 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
1 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (6.06%) WATIR
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Analyst
2 22 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Software Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
1 6 (18.18%) XML
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) EPoS
1 1 (3.03%) EFTPOS
1 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
1 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (27.27%) Test Management
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
4 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Web Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 3 (9.09%) V-Model
7 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) ERP
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) F#
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) HP