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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 101 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.34% 1.61% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.93% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 17
Average salary £28,750 £31,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +30.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
1496 1502 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.98% 83.35% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1179 1093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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
Chester +6 10 £40,000 -
Warrington -2 5 £31,000 -11.42%
Wilmslow - 3 £22,500 -
Macclesfield +15 2 £27,500 -12.69% 2
Crewe - 2 £22,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £37,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (65.57%) SQL
2 26 (42.62%) QA
2 26 (42.62%) Performance Testing
3 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.79%) ISEB
4 20 (32.79%) Windows
5 16 (26.23%) .NET
5 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
6 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.95%) HTML
8 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
8 13 (21.31%) UNIX
9 12 (19.67%) Release Management
9 12 (19.67%) Test Planning
10 11 (18.03%) Java
10 11 (18.03%) Finance
11 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
11 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
12 9 (14.75%) Manual Testing
12 9 (14.75%) MySQL
12 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
13 8 (13.11%) MS Office
13 8 (13.11%) VB
13 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
13 8 (13.11%) HP UFT
13 8 (13.11%) HTTP
13 8 (13.11%) Mobile App
13 8 (13.11%) Line Management
13 8 (13.11%) Mentoring

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS Office
3 6 (9.84%) Photoshop
3 6 (9.84%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) MS Access
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) HP UFT
2 7 (11.48%) LoadRunner
3 6 (9.84%) Subversion
3 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.84%) MSTest
4 5 (8.20%) Selenium
5 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) JMeter
5 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) JUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Tester
3 19 (31.15%) Test Analyst
4 14 (22.95%) Software Tester
5 12 (19.67%) Test Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Test Manager
6 7 (11.48%) QA Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Software Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (9.84%) QA Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) QA Tester
7 6 (9.84%) Test Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Performance Manager
8 5 (8.20%) Performance Test Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.92%) QA Leader
11 2 (3.28%) Performance Test Leader
11 2 (3.28%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) HTML
3 7 (11.48%) Web Services
3 7 (11.48%) J2EE
3 7 (11.48%) ODBC
4 6 (9.84%) XHTML
4 6 (9.84%) CSS
5 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.64%) COM
6 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.48%) Mainframe
3 6 (9.84%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Telematics
5 1 (1.64%) LIMS
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Performance Testing
2 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
5 12 (19.67%) Release Management
5 12 (19.67%) Test Planning
6 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Line Management
8 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.48%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (9.84%) Content Management
10 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.84%) Change Management
10 6 (9.84%) SEO
11 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
11 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
11 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
12 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.11%) VB
4 7 (11.48%) C
4 7 (11.48%) C++
5 6 (9.84%) PHP
6 5 (8.20%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) Groovy
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) ISEB
2 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.48%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (42.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) HP
3 6 (9.84%) Adobe
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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