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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.85% 2.17% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.41% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 15
Median salary £27,500 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.50%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
885 1451 1457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.94% 89.79% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 746 1112 1082
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +5 6 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Crewe - 5 £25,500 -
Macclesfield +4 2 £27,500 -
Wilmslow -1 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Chester -15 1 £27,000 -32.50%
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (49.21%) ISTQB
3 27 (42.86%) Selenium
4 22 (34.92%) Degree
4 22 (34.92%) Functional Testing
4 22 (34.92%) Finance
5 19 (30.16%) Web Services
5 19 (30.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (26.98%) SDLC
7 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
7 17 (26.98%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (26.98%) Manual Testing
7 17 (26.98%) Automated Testing
8 16 (25.40%) Migration
8 16 (25.40%) ISEB
8 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
8 16 (25.40%) Software Delivery
9 15 (23.81%) SQL
10 13 (20.63%) HP UFT
10 13 (20.63%) Scrum
11 12 (19.05%) Java
11 12 (19.05%) Windows
12 11 (17.46%) RAD
12 11 (17.46%) FitNesse
13 9 (14.29%) QA
13 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
13 9 (14.29%) .NET
14 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing

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 2 (3.17%) Mule
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.59%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Selenium
2 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
3 13 (20.63%) HP UFT
4 11 (17.46%) FitNesse
5 8 (12.70%) JIRA
6 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 6 (9.52%) Maven
7 6 (9.52%) SoapUI
8 5 (7.94%) JUnit
9 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.76%) Toad
10 2 (3.17%) NUnit
10 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.59%) git-flow
11 1 (1.59%) Hudson
11 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.59%) Synon
11 1 (1.59%) TestComplete
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Tester
2 35 (55.56%) Analyst
3 34 (53.97%) Test Analyst
4 21 (33.33%) Software Tester
5 16 (25.40%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Web Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Software Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Test Automation Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) Web Services
2 9 (14.29%) .NET
3 6 (9.52%) XML
4 3 (4.76%) REST
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.17%) JSON
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Avro
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.59%) EDI
6 1 (1.59%) JMS
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (1.59%) WCF
6 1 (1.59%) WSDL
6 1 (1.59%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Functional Testing
3 19 (30.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 17 (26.98%) Automated Testing
5 17 (26.98%) Manual Testing
5 17 (26.98%) Non-Functional Testing
5 17 (26.98%) SDLC
6 16 (25.40%) Migration
6 16 (25.40%) Software Delivery
6 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
7 13 (20.63%) Scrum
8 11 (17.46%) RAD
9 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Automation Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
11 6 (9.52%) BDD
11 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.94%) Open Source
12 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) C++
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) RPG
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) ISTQB
2 22 (34.92%) Degree
3 16 (25.40%) ISEB
4 7 (11.11%) HND
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.59%) webMethods
1 1 (1.59%) WSO2
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