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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.63% 4.27% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 4.52% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Median salary £27,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
136 221 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.00% 94.44% 82.42%
Number of salaries quoted 124 120 142
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript