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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 40 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.07% 1.24% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 1.41% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 5
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £36,900
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
1088 1628 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.50% 87.81% 83.20%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1338 994
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,115
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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
Wilmslow +19 10 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Warrington +3 7 £33,500 +21.81% 1
Chester +4 4 £31,750 -2.30%
Knutsford - 3 £36,250 -
Crewe - 2 £25,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) SQL
3 31 (40.26%) ISTQB
4 29 (37.66%) Finance
4 29 (37.66%) .NET
4 29 (37.66%) Functional Testing
5 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 27 (35.06%) QA
6 27 (35.06%) Performance Testing
7 26 (33.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (33.77%) Validation
8 25 (32.47%) Windows
9 23 (29.87%) ISEB
9 23 (29.87%) HP UFT
9 23 (29.87%) Manual Testing
10 22 (28.57%) Software Testing
11 21 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (24.68%) Web Services
12 19 (24.68%) Degree
13 18 (23.38%) XML
13 18 (23.38%) Java
14 16 (20.78%) Selenium
14 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
14 16 (20.78%) Cucumber
14 16 (20.78%) Test Planning
15 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
15 15 (19.48%) Scrum
16 14 (18.18%) Migration
16 14 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (18.18%) Automated Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (12.99%) CMS
3 4 (5.19%) Mule
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Mingle
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Intranet
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (29.87%) HP UFT
3 16 (20.78%) Cucumber
3 16 (20.78%) Selenium
4 13 (16.88%) MSTest
4 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
5 10 (12.99%) FitNesse
6 9 (11.69%) JIRA
7 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.90%) JUnit
9 3 (3.90%) Maven
10 2 (2.60%) CruiseControl
10 2 (2.60%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.60%) Toad
11 1 (1.30%) NUnit
11 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (37.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
2 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (62.34%) Analyst
2 47 (61.04%) Test Analyst
3 33 (42.86%) Tester
4 20 (25.97%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (24.68%) Senior Test Analyst
6 15 (19.48%) Software Tester
7 14 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
8 13 (16.88%) Web Analyst
8 13 (16.88%) Web Test Analyst
9 12 (15.58%) Web Applications Analyst
10 11 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
10 11 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
11 10 (12.99%) Automated Tester
11 10 (12.99%) Senior Web Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Software Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Software Test Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Technical Test Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
13 3 (3.90%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) .NET
2 19 (24.68%) Web Services
3 18 (23.38%) XML
4 7 (9.09%) REST
5 6 (7.79%) JSON
6 4 (5.19%) SOAP
6 4 (5.19%) WSDL
7 2 (2.60%) XSLT
8 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.30%) CSS
8 1 (1.30%) HTML
8 1 (1.30%) jQuery
8 1 (1.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Unix
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) Functional Testing
3 27 (35.06%) Performance Testing
4 26 (33.77%) Validation
5 23 (29.87%) Manual Testing
6 22 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 21 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
8 16 (20.78%) Test Planning
9 15 (19.48%) Scrum
10 14 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 14 (18.18%) Migration
10 14 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (18.18%) Software Delivery
10 14 (18.18%) Waterfall
11 13 (16.88%) SDLC
12 12 (15.58%) Defect Management
12 12 (15.58%) ETL
12 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
13 10 (12.99%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) Java
3 7 (9.09%) C#
4 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.90%) Ruby
6 3 (3.90%) VBScript
7 1 (1.30%) C++
7 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) ISTQB
2 23 (29.87%) ISEB
3 19 (24.68%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) HND
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (35.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Citrix
2 4 (5.19%) VMware
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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