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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 52 - 77
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.43% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Median salary £39,250 - £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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 491 659 658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 87.84% 88.58% 88.20%
Number of salaries quoted 417 485 585
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 £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 24 March 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 - 5 £40,000 - 1
Kettering - 2 £39,250 - 1
Corby - 1 £38,500 -
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Infor M3
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) ISTQB

Test Scripting
Top Related 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Infor M3
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DTS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Junior
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Unix Support
4 3 (15.00%) Unix Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Smoke Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.00%) User Stories
3 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
1 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Axway
3 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
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