The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 27 45
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 5.06% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.97% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £24,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -42.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 201 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 83.27% 84.81% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 145 162 104
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Chester region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Chester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
4 1 (16.67%) WinSCP
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) QA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) CTI
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 1 (16.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Trainee Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Trainee
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Teradata