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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 21 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.95% 0.93% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 1.12% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
145 179 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.92% 83.64% 88.26%
Number of salaries quoted 111 110 269
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Toad
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Kanban
7 1 (11.11%) Groovy
7 1 (11.11%) VCP4
7 1 (11.11%) User Stories
7 1 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Toad
3 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) Concordion
5 1 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Tester
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
5 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Posted: 6 days ago