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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 24 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.06% 1.79% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 2.43% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £40,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
157 206 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 88.20% 73.84% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 108 152 159
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Chester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 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 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) JUnit
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Maven
7 3 (20.00%) Release Management
7 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (20.00%) Toad
5 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (13.33%) Facilita Forecast
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 5 (33.33%) 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%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Junior Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Junior
7 1 (6.67%) Software 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%) Mobile App
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) 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%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
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 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
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