The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 60 60
Rank change year-on-year +19 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.85% 1.16% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 1.39% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Median salary £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 246 433 362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.54% 83.59% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 211 377 285
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Selenium
4 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (53.33%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) QA
6 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) ISEB
8 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
8 4 (26.67%) BDD
8 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
9 3 (20.00%) User Stories
9 3 (20.00%) RSpec
9 3 (20.00%) Microservices
9 3 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (20.00%) PHP
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Unix
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
10 2 (13.33%) Python
10 2 (13.33%) JUnit
10 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (13.33%) .NET
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) Advertising
10 2 (13.33%) TDD

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (6.67%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (20.00%) RSpec
5 2 (13.33%) Gatling
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) BAPI
2 1 (6.67%) EDI
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) SAP ALE
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
2 1 (6.67%) SAPUI5
2 1 (6.67%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (20.00%) Microservices
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) ABAP
6 1 (6.67%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago