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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.17% 1.75% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.95% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 25
Median salary £30,500 £33,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.57% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
941 1537 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.24% 89.57% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 823 1259 1320
Median salary £39,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 10 £30,500 -10.94% 1
Macclesfield -3 8 £27,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Regression Testing
2 15 (34.09%) Manual Testing
3 13 (29.55%) QA
3 13 (29.55%) ISEB
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 12 (27.27%) Finance
5 11 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 10 (22.73%) .NET
7 8 (18.18%) C#
7 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Selenium
8 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
8 7 (15.91%) HP UFT
9 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.64%) Windows
9 6 (13.64%) JIRA
9 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.64%) Defect Management
10 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
10 5 (11.36%) Line Management
10 5 (11.36%) SDLC
10 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (11.36%) MSTest
10 5 (11.36%) Release Management
10 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification

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 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Mule
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP BPC
1 2 (4.55%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Selenium
2 7 (15.91%) HP UFT
3 6 (13.64%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.36%) MSTest
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.27%) Hudson
6 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) NUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) Synon
6 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Tester
2 23 (52.27%) Analyst
3 21 (47.73%) Test Analyst
4 19 (43.18%) Software Tester
5 7 (15.91%) Financial Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Software Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) QA Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) QA Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Software QA Tester
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Web Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Web Automation Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.27%) EDI
5 1 (2.27%) JMS
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
5 1 (2.27%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) WCF
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Fintech
2 2 (4.55%) Data Conversion
2 2 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Manual Testing
2 15 (34.09%) Regression Testing
3 11 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
5 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.64%) Defect Management
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL
7 5 (11.36%) Line Management
7 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
7 5 (11.36%) Release Management
7 5 (11.36%) SDLC
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Information Governance
9 3 (6.82%) Open Source
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) ABAP
4 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) webMethods
2 1 (2.27%) WSO2
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