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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.48% 0.17% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.22% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 5
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
791 464 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.79% 78.38% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 741 412 558
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
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
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -6 10 £27,573 +22.54%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (64.00%) ISEB
2 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (24.00%) Retail
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) UNIX
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Usability Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.00%) Test Management
8 3 (12.00%) Selenium
8 3 (12.00%) QA
8 3 (12.00%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (8.00%) Management Information System

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Analyst
2 18 (72.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) Test Management
6 3 (12.00%) Usability Testing
7 2 (8.00%) V-Model
7 2 (8.00%) Cash Management
8 1 (4.00%) MSF
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.00%) ERP
8 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) ISEB
2 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP