The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.17% 4.26% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 5.26% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £21,375 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -49.10%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 209 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 77.82% 81.01% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 141 103
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Cheshire

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 July 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Teradata
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe
5 1 (12.50%) CTI
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Python

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) CTI
1 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
1 1 (12.50%) WinSCP
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Trainee Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Trainee
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Teradata
1 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio