Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North East > Durham
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - +50 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 2.15% - 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% - 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Durham median annual salary £35,000 - £23,000
North East median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +18.46% +25.00% -5.45%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 294 215 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 90.46% 89.58% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 258 186 257
Durham median annual salary £36,945 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,850 £24,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,250 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Durham

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Durham.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Durham

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Durham region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 1 £35,000 - 1
Test Scripting
North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Durham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
1 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) ATDD
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com