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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 39 30 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.25% 4.83% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 5.78% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 6
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
439 294 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.87% 83.52% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 396 246 382
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -5 14 £32,500 -10.34%
Nelson - 2 £36,250 -
Rossendale - 2 - -
Skelmersdale - 2 £32,000 -
Chorley -3 1 £26,250 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) QA
3 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (31.03%) JIRA
5 8 (27.59%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Smoke Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Validation
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) Selenium
7 6 (20.69%) BDD
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
9 4 (13.79%) ISEB
9 4 (13.79%) Fiddler
9 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
9 4 (13.79%) V-Model
9 4 (13.79%) Capybara
9 4 (13.79%) Calabash
10 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
10 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
10 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) Selenium
3 4 (13.79%) Calabash
3 4 (13.79%) Capybara
3 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.79%) Fiddler
4 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) QA Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Manual Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Manual Tester
5 4 (13.79%) QA Manual Tester
5 4 (13.79%) QA Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Test Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Tester
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (27.59%) SDLC
4 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Smoke Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Validation
5 6 (20.69%) BDD
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) V-Model
8 3 (10.34%) MVC
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Telerik
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP