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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 44 46
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 3.75% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.98% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London median 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
120 251 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 86.96% 94.01% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 104 159 166
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI

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 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL