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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 22 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.32% 1.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 2.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
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
148 187 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.06% 73.05% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 108 138 193
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Chester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Chester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
5 7 (46.67%) Selenium
6 6 (40.00%) QA
6 6 (40.00%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) JUnit
7 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
8 4 (26.67%) JIRA
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) XML
8 4 (26.67%) ISEB
9 3 (20.00%) Toad
9 3 (20.00%) Python
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (20.00%) Ruby
9 3 (20.00%) Maven
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (20.00%) BDD
9 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (20.00%) Mobile App

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Toad
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (6.67%) Concordion
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Test Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Tester
3 6 (40.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) Groovy
6 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Pacakge
Posted: 6 days ago