Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 96 104
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.92% 1.24% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.36% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 37
Northamptonshire median annual salary £53,750 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.23% -6.15% +20.37%
10th Percentile £37,500 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £37,000 £42,500
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% +16.67%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 959 1324 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 88.63% 91.44% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 737 880 1514
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,674
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.02% +4.19%
10th Percentile £22,400 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,125
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +18 6 £60,000 +185.71%
Kettering +8 1 £32,500 +6.56%
Corby - 1 £65,000 -
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (20.00%) SDET
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DTS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SDET
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft