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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 53 31 49
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.82% 5.24% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 6.22% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
427 386 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.44% 84.28% 77.02%
Number of salaries quoted 369 329 328
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 29 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Blackburn -12 5 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Preston +1 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Chorley +6 1 £28,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Logistics
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) UML
1 5 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Logistics
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
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