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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 74 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 1.89% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.09% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 25
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
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
787 1529 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.93% 90.26% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 687 1209 1130
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +11 5 £36,250 +9.84%
Crewe +24 2 £30,750 +39.77%
Macclesfield +3 2 £27,500 -
Chester -10 1 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) ISTQB
3 24 (42.86%) Selenium
4 19 (33.93%) Degree
4 19 (33.93%) Functional Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Finance
6 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
7 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
7 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (26.79%) SDLC
8 14 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 14 (25.00%) Web Services
9 13 (23.21%) ISEB
9 13 (23.21%) Migration
9 13 (23.21%) Software Delivery
9 13 (23.21%) Waterfall
9 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
10 12 (21.43%) HP UFT
11 11 (19.64%) SQL
11 11 (19.64%) Scrum
12 10 (17.86%) Windows
12 10 (17.86%) Java
13 9 (16.07%) RAD
13 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
13 9 (16.07%) FitNesse
14 8 (14.29%) Automation Testing
15 7 (12.50%) JIRA
15 7 (12.50%) .NET

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 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Mule
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.79%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
1 1 (1.79%) Hazelcast
1 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Selenium
2 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
3 12 (21.43%) HP UFT
4 9 (16.07%) FitNesse
5 7 (12.50%) JIRA
6 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.93%) Maven
8 4 (7.14%) JUnit
8 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.57%) NUnit
10 2 (3.57%) Toad
10 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.79%) git-flow
11 1 (1.79%) Hudson
11 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.79%) Synon
11 1 (1.79%) TestComplete
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Tester
2 29 (51.79%) Analyst
3 28 (50.00%) Test Analyst
4 20 (35.71%) Software Tester
5 14 (25.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Software Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Web Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Web Automation Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.57%) REST
4 2 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Avro
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.79%) EDI
5 1 (1.79%) JMS
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (1.79%) WCF
5 1 (1.79%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.79%) FMCG
2 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Functional Testing
3 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (26.79%) SDLC
4 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
5 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 14 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
6 13 (23.21%) Migration
6 13 (23.21%) Software Delivery
6 13 (23.21%) Waterfall
7 11 (19.64%) Scrum
8 9 (16.07%) RAD
8 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
9 8 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.93%) BDD
11 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.14%) OO
12 4 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) ABAP
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) RPG
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) ISTQB
2 19 (33.93%) Degree
3 13 (23.21%) ISEB
4 7 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) HP
1 1 (1.79%) SAP
1 1 (1.79%) webMethods
1 1 (1.79%) WSO2
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