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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.20% 2.59% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.84% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 11
Median salary £43,000 £31,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.60% +17.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £29,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
440 422 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.59% 90.95% 87.42%
Number of salaries quoted 341 372 461
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 6 December 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 +4 10 £43,000 +32.30% 2
South Shields - 1 £32,500 -
Sunderland - 1 £50,000 -
Test Scripting
North East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
5 5 (29.41%) Retail
5 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (29.41%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) SAP
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Information Management
6 4 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) QA
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.76%) ABAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) Gatling
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Web Automation Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Web Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.88%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) ERP Support
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) OAT Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) OAT Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) V-Model
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) ABAP
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago