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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.27% 0.37% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 0.44% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £21,375
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
255 225 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.73% 83.96% 83.67%
Number of salaries quoted 166 147 158
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 (82.35%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (47.06%) MySQL
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) MS Office
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) UNIX
5 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
5 7 (41.18%) XHTML
5 7 (41.18%) Change Management
5 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
5 7 (41.18%) SEO
5 7 (41.18%) Content Management
5 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
5 7 (41.18%) QA
5 7 (41.18%) User Experience
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) Adobe
6 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
6 6 (35.29%) MS Project
6 6 (35.29%) PHP
7 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
7 5 (29.41%) Mobile App

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (35.29%) MS Project
3 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Test Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Front-End Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
1 7 (41.18%) XHTML
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Content Management
3 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
3 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 7 (41.18%) SEO
3 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.88%) Kanban
8 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Adobe
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