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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 56 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.58% 1.13% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £32,500 £28,125 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -25.00%
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
388 453 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.78% 85.63% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 349 404 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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
(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 7 £32,500 +9.24% 3
Test Scripting
North East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) V-Model
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) API Testing
7 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Firebug
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) MSTest
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (26.67%) Lead Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) QA Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) DOM
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) V-Model
3 2 (13.33%) API Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago