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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 28 37 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.08% 3.08% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 3.55% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
165 197 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.94% 86.78% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 148 125 258
Average salary £42,500 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Concordion
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Toad
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Concordion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA