The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.80% 2.60% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 3.07% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Median salary £35,000 £37,438 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.51% +36.13%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 424 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.27% 84.80% 79.60%
Number of salaries quoted 455 351 346
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Tyne and Wear region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 5 £35,000 - 2
Test Scripting
North East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SaaS
6 2 (15.38%) V-Model
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) API Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Ruby
6 2 (15.38%) Linux

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
1 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Tester
2 7 (53.85%) Automation Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Web Automation Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Web Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Software Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) API Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source Development
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago