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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 43 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.33% - 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £37,500
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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 334 509 472
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 88.59% 90.57% 88.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283 368 423
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 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

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Infor M3
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Axway
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Clustering
5 1 (7.69%) E-business
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (7.69%) Netcool
5 1 (7.69%) Control-M
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mainframe

Test Scripting
Top Related 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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Infor M3
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Junior
3 4 (30.77%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Junior Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Unix Support
4 3 (23.08%) Unix Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 2 (15.38%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (15.38%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
1 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-business
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
1 1 (7.69%) Ganglia
1 1 (7.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Axway
3 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow