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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 75 59 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +46
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 3.40% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 4.02% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 41 20
Median salary £38,250 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £26,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £37,500 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
856 1095 1669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.44% 84.49% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 666 955 1348
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £54,000
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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Knutsford +8 5 £44,000 +21.37%
Crewe -9 3 £31,500 +23.52%
Warrington +4 2 £30,500 -8.95%
Chester -3 1 £22,500 -40.00%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 21 (45.65%) ISEB
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Regression Testing
2 18 (39.13%) QA
3 17 (36.96%) Software Testing
3 17 (36.96%) SQL
4 16 (34.78%) Defect Management
5 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
9 10 (21.74%) JIRA
10 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
10 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (19.57%) Process Improvement
10 9 (19.57%) Line Management
10 9 (19.57%) Java
10 9 (19.57%) ITIL
10 9 (19.57%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (17.39%) .NET
11 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
12 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
12 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (15.22%) MSTest
12 7 (15.22%) Release Management
12 7 (15.22%) MySQL
12 7 (15.22%) HP UFT
12 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
12 7 (15.22%) C#

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 7 (15.22%) JBoss
1 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.22%) HP UFT
3 7 (15.22%) MSTest
4 3 (6.52%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Tester
2 21 (45.65%) Analyst
3 19 (41.30%) Test Analyst
4 14 (30.43%) Software Tester
5 7 (15.22%) QA Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) QA Tester
5 7 (15.22%) Software Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Software QA Tester
5 7 (15.22%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Unix Support
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
2 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.70%) ISPF
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
5 2 (4.35%) J2EE
5 2 (4.35%) JSTL
5 2 (4.35%) REST
5 2 (4.35%) SOAP
5 2 (4.35%) Spring
5 2 (4.35%) Struts
6 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Fintech
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) AIX
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Regression Testing
3 17 (36.96%) Software Testing
4 16 (34.78%) Defect Management
5 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (19.57%) ITIL
7 9 (19.57%) Line Management
7 9 (19.57%) Process Improvement
8 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Release Management
10 6 (13.04%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (13.04%) Information Governance
10 6 (13.04%) SDLC
11 5 (10.87%) Capacity Management
11 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
11 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 4 (8.70%) JCL
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) ISEB
2 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
2 9 (19.57%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (39.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) RACF
1 4 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.87%) Ganglia
2 5 (10.87%) Netcool
3 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) AppDynamics
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) hybris
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft