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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 35 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.97% 1.75% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 1.98% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 21
Median salary £30,500 £33,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.95% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1015 1461 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.02% 88.22% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1239 1397
Median salary £38,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +6 12 £30,500 -8.95% 1
Macclesfield - 11 £27,500 - 1
Wilmslow -8 1 £46,705 +3.78%
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) ISEB
3 20 (42.55%) Regression Testing
4 19 (40.43%) Manual Testing
5 18 (38.30%) QA
6 14 (29.79%) SQL
7 13 (27.66%) Software Testing
7 13 (27.66%) Defect Management
8 12 (25.53%) Finance
9 11 (23.40%) C#
9 11 (23.40%) .NET
9 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (21.28%) Process Improvement
10 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (21.28%) Line Management
10 10 (21.28%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
10 10 (21.28%) ITIL
10 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
10 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (21.28%) Performance Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Release Management
11 9 (19.15%) Windows
11 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (19.15%) MSTest
12 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
12 8 (17.02%) JIRA
13 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
13 7 (14.89%) MySQL

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP BPC
1 2 (4.26%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
1 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (19.15%) MSTest
3 8 (17.02%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.13%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Tester
2 23 (48.94%) Analyst
3 21 (44.68%) Software Tester
3 21 (44.68%) Test Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) QA Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) QA Test Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Software Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Software Test Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) QA Tester
5 9 (19.15%) Software QA Tester
6 7 (14.89%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) SAP Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.13%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Fintech
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Conversion
2 2 (4.26%) FMCG
3 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Regression Testing
3 19 (40.43%) Manual Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Defect Management
4 13 (27.66%) Software Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
6 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) Line Management
6 10 (21.28%) Performance Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Process Improvement
6 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (19.15%) Release Management
8 7 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (14.89%) Information Governance
9 3 (6.38%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
10 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Logistics
10 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) ABAP
3 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) ISEB
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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