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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 65 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.93% 2.53% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 3.36% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 6
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,636 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £46,983 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
402 447 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 75.14% 75.51% 78.07%
Number of salaries quoted 314 386 378
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% -10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 4 £30,000 -22.07% 1
Sunderland - 1 - -
Test Scripting
North East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Agresso
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (25.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (8.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) HP
Newcastle upon Tyne
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago