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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 94 79 115
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 33 43 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.72% 2.54% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 3.13% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 27
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1642 1373 1850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.65% 80.96% 83.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1084 1604
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 18 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Macclesfield - 7 £40,000 -
Chester +8 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (56.92%) QA
2 33 (50.77%) Windows
3 30 (46.15%) ISEB
4 26 (40.00%) SQL
5 25 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 24 (36.92%) Automated Testing
6 24 (36.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 21 (32.31%) Manual Testing
8 18 (27.69%) Software Testing
9 17 (26.15%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (24.62%) Finance
10 16 (24.62%) Selenium
11 15 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
12 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 12 (18.46%) Regression Testing
14 11 (16.92%) Release Management
14 11 (16.92%) Performance Testing
14 11 (16.92%) LAN
14 11 (16.92%) WAN
14 11 (16.92%) MSTest
14 11 (16.92%) JIRA
15 10 (15.38%) Web Services
16 9 (13.85%) Degree
16 9 (13.85%) BDD
16 9 (13.85%) Scrum
17 8 (12.31%) RAD
17 8 (12.31%) Citrix
17 8 (12.31%) VMware

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Mingle
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) LAN
1 11 (16.92%) WAN
2 4 (6.15%) HTTP
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (24.62%) Selenium
3 15 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 11 (16.92%) JIRA
4 11 (16.92%) MSTest
5 8 (12.31%) FitNesse
6 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
7 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 5 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 5 (7.69%) CruiseControl
8 4 (6.15%) WATIR
8 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
8 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.62%) Subversion
10 2 (3.08%) Maven
10 2 (3.08%) JUnit
10 2 (3.08%) Toad
10 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.54%) Concordion
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Analyst
2 29 (44.62%) Test Analyst
3 19 (29.23%) Tester
4 13 (20.00%) Software Tester
5 12 (18.46%) QA Tester
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Test Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) Business Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Business Project Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Business Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Web Services
2 8 (12.31%) .NET
3 6 (9.23%) XML
4 4 (6.15%) XSLT
4 4 (6.15%) JSON
4 4 (6.15%) HTML
5 3 (4.62%) REST
5 3 (4.62%) SOAP
6 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.15%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 24 (36.92%) Automated Testing
4 21 (32.31%) Manual Testing
5 18 (27.69%) Software Testing
6 12 (18.46%) Regression Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Release Management
7 11 (16.92%) Performance Testing
8 9 (13.85%) BDD
8 9 (13.85%) Scrum
9 8 (12.31%) RAD
10 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.69%) Project Management
11 5 (7.69%) Migration
12 4 (6.15%) TDD
12 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Test Management
12 4 (6.15%) Kanban
13 3 (4.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) Java
2 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.23%) Ruby
3 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.69%) VBScript
5 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.08%) C
6 2 (3.08%) C#
6 2 (3.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (46.15%) ISEB
2 9 (13.85%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (56.92%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) Terminal Server
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
4 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Citrix
1 8 (12.31%) VMware
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
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