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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 89 88 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.50% 1.81% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.25% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 24
Average salary £32,500 £26,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -22.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,250 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1518 1291 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.29% 80.74% 84.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 984 1530
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +18 15 £31,250 -7.40% 1
Chester +7 4 £32,500 -
Wilmslow -4 2 £31,250 +45.34%
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (59.68%) QA
3 34 (54.84%) Windows
4 32 (51.61%) ISEB
5 28 (45.16%) SQL
5 28 (45.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 26 (41.94%) Test Automation
7 24 (38.71%) Manual Testing
8 22 (35.48%) Automated Testing
9 19 (30.65%) Software Testing
9 19 (30.65%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (27.42%) Selenium
12 16 (25.81%) Cucumber
13 14 (22.58%) MSTest
13 14 (22.58%) Release Management
13 14 (22.58%) Performance Testing
14 13 (20.97%) JIRA
14 13 (20.97%) Finance
15 12 (19.35%) Regression Testing
16 11 (17.74%) Web Services
17 10 (16.13%) LAN
17 10 (16.13%) WAN
17 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
17 10 (16.13%) BDD
18 9 (14.52%) Java
18 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
18 9 (14.52%) Degree
19 8 (12.90%) FitNesse
19 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Mingle
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) LAN
1 10 (16.13%) WAN
2 4 (6.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (45.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (27.42%) Selenium
4 16 (25.81%) Cucumber
5 14 (22.58%) MSTest
6 13 (20.97%) JIRA
7 8 (12.90%) FitNesse
7 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
8 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
8 5 (8.06%) LoadRunner
8 5 (8.06%) CruiseControl
9 4 (6.45%) WATIR
9 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
9 4 (6.45%) WebDriver
10 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.84%) JUnit
10 3 (4.84%) Toad
10 3 (4.84%) Subversion
10 3 (4.84%) Maven
11 1 (1.61%) Concordion
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Billing
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Analyst
2 27 (43.55%) Test Analyst
3 26 (41.94%) Tester
4 18 (29.03%) Software Tester
4 18 (29.03%) QA Tester
5 9 (14.52%) Test Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Test Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Software Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Business Manager
9 4 (6.45%) QA Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Web Services
2 8 (12.90%) .NET
3 7 (11.29%) XML
4 4 (6.45%) XSLT
4 4 (6.45%) JSON
4 4 (6.45%) HTML
5 3 (4.84%) REST
5 3 (4.84%) SOAP
6 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) CCTV
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) Test Automation
3 24 (38.71%) Manual Testing
4 22 (35.48%) Automated Testing
5 19 (30.65%) Software Testing
6 14 (22.58%) Release Management
6 14 (22.58%) Performance Testing
7 12 (19.35%) Regression Testing
8 10 (16.13%) BDD
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.90%) Scrum
9 8 (12.90%) RAD
10 5 (8.06%) Migration
10 5 (8.06%) Project Management
10 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.45%) TDD
11 4 (6.45%) Test Management
11 4 (6.45%) Kanban
11 4 (6.45%) Analytics
12 3 (4.84%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) Java
2 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.68%) Ruby
3 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.06%) VBScript
5 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (51.61%) ISEB
2 9 (14.52%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (59.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.45%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
4 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle
1 5 (8.06%) Citrix
1 5 (8.06%) VMware
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) MKS
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
Warrington
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago