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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 84 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 33 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.05% 1.46% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.82% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 13
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
1398 1372 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.89% 80.09% 78.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1027 1121
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +2 11 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Chester +19 8 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £22,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £27,500 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £37,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (70.49%) SQL
2 34 (55.74%) Performance Testing
3 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (52.46%) QA
5 27 (44.26%) Windows
6 25 (40.98%) ISEB
7 20 (32.79%) Release Management
7 20 (32.79%) Software Testing
8 17 (27.87%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (26.23%) .NET
10 15 (24.59%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (22.95%) MSTest
11 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (21.31%) Java
13 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
13 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing
14 11 (18.03%) Finance
14 11 (18.03%) Test Planning
15 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
16 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
16 8 (13.11%) Selenium
16 8 (13.11%) VB
16 8 (13.11%) C
16 8 (13.11%) C++
16 8 (13.11%) HTTP
16 8 (13.11%) Web Services
16 8 (13.11%) Line Management
16 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
17 7 (11.48%) ODBC
17 7 (11.48%) UNIX

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) QlikView
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (22.95%) MSTest
2 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (13.11%) Selenium
4 7 (11.48%) LoadRunner
5 5 (8.20%) JUnit
5 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.20%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.92%) Toad
7 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.92%) Maven
8 2 (3.28%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.28%) JMeter
9 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.64%) Ranorex
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Tester
1 28 (45.90%) Analyst
2 25 (40.98%) Test Analyst
3 17 (27.87%) Software Tester
4 14 (22.95%) QA Tester
5 13 (21.31%) Test Engineer
6 10 (16.39%) Test Consultant
6 10 (16.39%) Consultant
6 10 (16.39%) QA Consultant
6 10 (16.39%) Software Consultant
7 7 (11.48%) Test Manager
8 5 (8.20%) QA Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Performance Test Manager
8 5 (8.20%) Performance Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) QA Leader
10 3 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) Web Services
3 7 (11.48%) ODBC
3 7 (11.48%) HTML
3 7 (11.48%) J2EE
4 4 (6.56%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) COM
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Mainframe
2 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Telematics
5 1 (1.64%) LIMS
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Performance Testing
2 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.79%) Release Management
3 20 (32.79%) Software Testing
4 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing
5 11 (18.03%) Test Planning
6 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Line Management
7 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) SDLC
11 3 (4.92%) Analytics
11 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.92%) Validation
11 3 (4.92%) BDD
11 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) VB
3 8 (13.11%) C
3 8 (13.11%) C++
4 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.56%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.28%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) ISEB
2 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.20%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (52.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) HP
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) MKS
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago