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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 91 94 116
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 28 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.53% 1.61% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.98% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 19
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,300 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1554 1312 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.64% 81.29% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 991 1345
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +5 9 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Chester +17 7 £32,500 -9.72% 3
Wilmslow +2 2 £31,250 +38.88% 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 44 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (61.54%) QA
3 34 (52.31%) Windows
4 33 (50.77%) SQL
5 32 (49.23%) ISEB
6 28 (43.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 22 (33.85%) Manual Testing
7 22 (33.85%) Test Automation
8 21 (32.31%) Software Testing
9 20 (30.77%) Performance Testing
9 20 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (29.23%) Automated Testing
11 18 (27.69%) Release Management
12 17 (26.15%) Selenium
12 17 (26.15%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (24.62%) MSTest
13 16 (24.62%) Cucumber
14 13 (20.00%) JIRA
15 12 (18.46%) Finance
16 11 (16.92%) Web Services
17 10 (15.38%) Degree
18 9 (13.85%) Java
18 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
18 9 (13.85%) BDD
19 8 (12.31%) RAD
19 8 (12.31%) Scrum
19 8 (12.31%) FitNesse
20 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
20 7 (10.77%) .NET
20 7 (10.77%) Jenkins

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Mingle
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) RoboHelp
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) LAN
1 6 (9.23%) WAN
2 4 (6.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (43.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (26.15%) Selenium
4 16 (24.62%) MSTest
4 16 (24.62%) Cucumber
5 13 (20.00%) JIRA
6 8 (12.31%) FitNesse
7 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.15%) CruiseControl
8 4 (6.15%) JUnit
9 3 (4.62%) Toad
9 3 (4.62%) Subversion
9 3 (4.62%) Maven
9 3 (4.62%) WATIR
9 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.54%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (1.54%) Concordion
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Billing
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Analyst
2 31 (47.69%) Tester
3 28 (43.08%) Test Analyst
4 22 (33.85%) Software Tester
4 22 (33.85%) QA Tester
5 11 (16.92%) Test Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Consultant
6 8 (12.31%) Test Consultant
6 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Software Consultant
6 8 (12.31%) QA Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.15%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Test Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) Web Services
2 7 (10.77%) .NET
3 6 (9.23%) XML
4 3 (4.62%) XSLT
4 3 (4.62%) JSON
4 3 (4.62%) REST
4 3 (4.62%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) SOAP
5 1 (1.54%) COM
5 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) CCTV
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Manual Testing
2 22 (33.85%) Test Automation
3 21 (32.31%) Software Testing
4 20 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 19 (29.23%) Automated Testing
6 18 (27.69%) Release Management
7 9 (13.85%) BDD
8 8 (12.31%) Scrum
8 8 (12.31%) RAD
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.23%) Regression Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Analytics
11 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Kanban
11 4 (6.15%) Test Management
11 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.15%) Test Planning
12 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) Java
2 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.23%) Ruby
3 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.69%) VBScript
5 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.54%) Groovy
6 1 (1.54%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) ISEB
2 10 (15.38%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.62%) VCP4
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (61.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.15%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Citrix
1 5 (7.69%) VMware
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) MKS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + pension, healthcare & 23 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 30k
Posted: 15 days ago