Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 75 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.27% 1.41% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.69% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £22,750 £32,275 £27,500
90th Percentile £46,000 £52,500 £37,900
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +18.18%

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 643 829 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.85% 83.40% 89.33%
Number of salaries quoted 554 678 627
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,825 £27,013 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,975 £58,824
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) ISEB
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
5 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
6 5 (29.41%) Big Data
6 5 (29.41%) GitHub
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
6 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Virtual Team
7 4 (23.53%) Swim Lanes
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) Service Management
7 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) UML
7 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
7 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Automation Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Software Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
5 4 (23.53%) Swim Lanes
5 4 (23.53%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft