The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 95 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.72% 1.75% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.08% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 14
Average salary £33,250 £30,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.01% +31.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,750 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Test Scripting
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1469 1632 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.97% 84.17% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1299 1057
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Cheshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 14 £34,250 +5.38% 2
Chester +3 9 £40,000 - 2
Crewe -2 2 £22,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £20,000 -
Macclesfield +15 1 £27,500 -12.69%
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 43 (66.15%) SQL
2 29 (44.62%) Performance Testing
3 27 (41.54%) QA
4 24 (36.92%) .NET
5 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
6 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
6 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (29.23%) Windows
9 18 (27.69%) Test Planning
10 17 (26.15%) Finance
11 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
12 15 (23.08%) HTML
12 15 (23.08%) ISEB
13 14 (21.54%) UNIX
13 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
14 13 (20.00%) Java
15 12 (18.46%) ISTQB
16 11 (16.92%) Validation
16 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
17 10 (15.38%) Automated Testing
17 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (15.38%) MySQL
17 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
18 9 (13.85%) User Experience
18 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
18 9 (13.85%) MS Office
19 8 (12.31%) Web Services
19 8 (12.31%) VB
19 8 (12.31%) HTTP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
3 6 (9.23%) Photoshop
3 6 (9.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) MS Access
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.31%) MSTest
3 7 (10.77%) LoadRunner
4 6 (9.23%) Subversion
5 5 (7.69%) Selenium
5 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.15%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.62%) JIRA
8 2 (3.08%) JMeter
8 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.08%) JUnit
8 2 (3.08%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Analyst
1 24 (36.92%) Test Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Tester
3 13 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 11 (16.92%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Test Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (9.23%) QA Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Test Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Functional Test Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.08%) Performance Test Leader
10 2 (3.08%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) .NET
2 15 (23.08%) HTML
3 8 (12.31%) Web Services
4 7 (10.77%) CSS
4 7 (10.77%) J2EE
4 7 (10.77%) ODBC
4 7 (10.77%) XHTML
5 4 (6.15%) XML
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.54%) JSON
7 1 (1.54%) jQuery
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.54%) REST
7 1 (1.54%) WSDL
7 1 (1.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) User Experience
2 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.77%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.62%) Telematics
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) LIMS
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) UNIX
3 3 (4.62%) Android
3 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Performance Testing
2 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (27.69%) Test Planning
5 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Validation
7 10 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 8 (12.31%) Line Management
8 8 (12.31%) Release Management
9 7 (10.77%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (10.77%) Content Management
9 7 (10.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (10.77%) SEO
9 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.77%) Change Management
10 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) SQL
2 13 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) VB
5 7 (10.77%) C
5 7 (10.77%) C++
6 6 (9.23%) C#
6 6 (9.23%) PHP
7 3 (4.62%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) ISEB
2 12 (18.46%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (41.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) HP
3 6 (9.23%) Adobe
Crewe, Cheshire
WEX Europe Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago