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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.95% 1.25% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.71% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 7
Average salary £36,250 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,182 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,793 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
418 467 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 79.32% 72.74% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 343 359 362
Average salary £37,500 £37,050 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% -7.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 1 July 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 0 3 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Gateshead -13 1 £42,500 +23.18% 2
Test Scripting
North East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Agresso
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
4 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
1 1 (7.69%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) HP
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
HMRC
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 - £32,622
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £1 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago