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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 73 69 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 2.51% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 3.02% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 24
Median salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -

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
886 1093 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.69% 83.24% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 676 966 1311
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Crewe - 5 £32,000 - 1
Warrington +9 3 £31,500 -5.97% 1
Chester +3 3 £47,500 +49.60%
Macclesfield - 3 £27,500 -
Knutsford +8 1 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 30 (51.72%) ISEB
2 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) Regression Testing
4 25 (43.10%) QA
5 21 (36.21%) Software Testing
5 21 (36.21%) Defect Management
6 18 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (31.03%) Manual Testing
7 17 (29.31%) SQL
8 14 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (24.14%) ITIL
8 14 (24.14%) Line Management
8 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (24.14%) Process Improvement
9 13 (22.41%) JIRA
9 13 (22.41%) Windows
10 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (20.69%) Performance Testing
11 11 (18.97%) Release Management
11 11 (18.97%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (18.97%) MSTest
11 11 (18.97%) HP UFT
11 11 (18.97%) .NET
11 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.24%) MySQL
12 10 (17.24%) C#
12 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
13 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
13 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
13 9 (15.52%) Information Governance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (5.17%) JBoss
1 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.72%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) JIRA
2 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (18.97%) HP UFT
3 11 (18.97%) MSTest
4 3 (5.17%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Tester
2 27 (46.55%) Analyst
3 26 (44.83%) Test Analyst
4 21 (36.21%) Software Tester
5 12 (20.69%) QA Analyst
5 12 (20.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 11 (18.97%) QA Tester
6 11 (18.97%) Software Analyst
6 11 (18.97%) Software QA Tester
6 11 (18.97%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.72%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.72%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
2 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.90%) ISPF
4 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) JSTL
5 2 (3.45%) REST
5 2 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (3.45%) Spring
5 2 (3.45%) Struts
6 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Fintech
1 4 (6.90%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (6.90%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) iPad
3 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.72%) FMCG
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) AIX
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) Regression Testing
3 21 (36.21%) Defect Management
3 21 (36.21%) Software Testing
4 18 (31.03%) Manual Testing
4 18 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (24.14%) ITIL
5 14 (24.14%) Line Management
5 14 (24.14%) Process Improvement
6 12 (20.69%) Performance Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Release Management
8 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
9 9 (15.52%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (15.52%) Information Governance
10 6 (10.34%) SDLC
11 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
12 4 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
13 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
13 3 (5.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 10 (17.24%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) JCL
5 1 (1.72%) ABAP
5 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) ISEB
2 14 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) RACF
1 4 (6.90%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.72%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) IBM
2 2 (3.45%) hybris
3 1 (1.72%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington
MDS
Salary: competitive plus bonus scheme
Posted: 15 days ago