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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 57 58
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.04% 2.19% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.48% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £23,750 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 339 363 396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.48% 88.32% 86.65%
Number of salaries quoted 305 323 337
Median salary £37,062 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) User Stories
4 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) Law
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (20.00%) RSpec
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) BDD

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 2 (13.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP HR
1 2 (13.33%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (20.00%) RSpec
5 2 (13.33%) Gatling
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 2 (13.33%) JUnit
5 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (13.33%) Xcode
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (26.67%) Law
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Games
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium 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 Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) OAT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) BAPI
3 2 (13.33%) EDI
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) SAP ALE
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Basis
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) SAP PI
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (13.33%) SAP XI
3 2 (13.33%) SAPUI5
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (13.33%) Microservices
6 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) ABAP
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) SAPscript
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
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