The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 60 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.19% 1.78% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.31% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 7
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -13.43%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 390 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.20% 77.08% 71.32%
Number of salaries quoted 339 349 312
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Lancashire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Lancashire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster -5 6 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (55.00%) OO
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (55.00%) MVC
4 11 (55.00%) WPF
4 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (30.00%) JIRA
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) Selenium
7 3 (15.00%) Test Management
7 3 (15.00%) Android
7 3 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (15.00%) Hudson
7 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Firebug
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
2 11 (55.00%) C# Developer
2 11 (55.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
1 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) WPF
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) OO
2 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Document Management
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix