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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.64% 1.39% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.70% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
UK excluding London average 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
512 412 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.79% 81.75% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 366 359 315
Average salary £37,250 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 4 £27,500 -19.11% 4
North Shields - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields - 2 £27,500 -
Gateshead - 2 £27,500 -
Test Scripting
North East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) QA
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium
4 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) Scala
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) JUnit
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (12.50%) RSpec
5 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (12.50%) TestNG
5 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Development Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 4 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) Ajax
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (18.75%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) WF
5 2 (12.50%) Django
5 2 (12.50%) Guice
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 2 (12.50%) V-Model
7 2 (12.50%) OWASP
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
7 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) RUP
7 2 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Scala
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago