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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 1.34% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.49% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 23
Median salary £27,500 £28,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
859 1542 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.46% 89.76% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1203 1204
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Macclesfield -3 6 £27,500 - 1
Warrington +18 4 £30,000 -3.22% 3
Crewe +15 2 £30,750 +39.77% 1
Chester +4 1 £27,000 -32.50%
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Selenium
3 13 (30.23%) Regression Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
5 10 (23.26%) Degree
6 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Functional Testing
6 9 (20.93%) SQL
6 9 (20.93%) .NET
7 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
8 7 (16.28%) JIRA
8 7 (16.28%) QA
8 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
8 7 (16.28%) C#
8 7 (16.28%) Java
8 7 (16.28%) HND
8 7 (16.28%) SDLC
9 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.95%) ISEB
9 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
9 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Scrum
11 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
11 4 (9.30%) Migration
11 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.30%) Web Services

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 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Mule
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Selenium
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
4 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
5 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.65%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.65%) JUnit
6 2 (4.65%) NUnit
6 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.33%) git-flow
7 1 (2.33%) Hudson
7 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.33%) Synon
7 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Tester
2 21 (48.84%) Analyst
3 20 (46.51%) Test Analyst
4 15 (34.88%) Software Tester
5 6 (13.95%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Web Automation Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Web Tester
9 1 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Graduate Tester
9 1 (2.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.33%) EDI
5 1 (2.33%) JMS
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) WCF
5 1 (2.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.33%) Fintech
2 1 (2.33%) FMCG
2 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Regression Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Functional Testing
3 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
5 7 (16.28%) SDLC
5 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
8 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
8 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.98%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.98%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) C#
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.33%) ABAP
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) RPG
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
1 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
2 7 (16.28%) HND
3 6 (13.95%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) HP
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.33%) SAP
1 1 (2.33%) webMethods
1 1 (2.33%) WSO2
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