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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 73 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.51% 0.41% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.45% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 20
Median salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.98% +11.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -4.10%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 545 673 827
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 91.75% 92.70% 88.35%
Number of salaries quoted 456 490 721
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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
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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +7 3 £32,500 -2.98%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Axway
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Infor M3
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Migration

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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Support
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ganglia
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Axway
3 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow