Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North East > Durham
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 49 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 -24 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 0.94% 0.35% 8.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.38% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 18
Durham median annual salary £31,500 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.00% +4.17% -31.43%
10th Percentile £27,550 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £37,650 £25,000 £24,500
North East median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year +18.46% +32.65% -17.65%

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 294 260 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 92.45% 92.20% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 252 225 207
Durham median annual salary £35,375 £35,000 £39,583
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.07% -11.58% +5.55%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £55,750 £75,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
1 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle