The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 62 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.79% 0.55% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.59% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 18
Median salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.98% +11.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £36,850 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.63% -1.36%  

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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 352 511 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 92.63% 93.76% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1591 3172
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £65,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Northampton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Northampton

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 Northampton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Infor M3
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Axway
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Netcool
5 1 (12.50%) Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Support
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ganglia
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Axway
3 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow