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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.22% 0.56% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.74% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Average salary £26,500 £38,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.71% -8.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £38,050 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £38,450 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
468 269 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.25% 75.99% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 417 210 410
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 3 £29,750 -22.22%
Sunderland - 2 £19,500 -
Gateshead - 1 £26,000 -
South Shields - 1 £31,250 -
Test Scripting
North East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) C
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 3 (16.67%) Agresso
5 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) MCSE
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (16.67%) Agresso
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Applications Support
4 5 (27.78%) Tester
5 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) LINQ
1 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 3 (16.67%) System Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft