The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.12% - 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £38,000 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 - £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 - £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 362 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 74.35% 87.86% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 145 212 103
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (60.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) SilkPerformer
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Siebel
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) WinRunner
3 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (60.00%) JMeter
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) GIS
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) Hudson
8 1 (10.00%) Tableau
8 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) QA
8 1 (10.00%) Ruby
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (10.00%) HTML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 6 (60.00%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (60.00%) WinRunner
1 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (60.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Testing Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Siebel
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) Progress
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Chester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40,000 circa + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago