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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 36 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.04% 3.34% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 3.99% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 10
Median salary £35,600 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,225 £27,000 £24,900
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
412 301 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.35% 83.84% 90.39%
Number of salaries quoted 377 255 388
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £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 February 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 February 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 -1 16 £32,500 -13.33%
Rossendale - 2 - -
Skelmersdale - 2 £36,200 -
Chorley +1 1 £26,250 -
Nelson - 1 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) QA
3 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (30.30%) JIRA
4 10 (30.30%) Validation
5 9 (27.27%) SDLC
6 8 (24.24%) Smoke Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 6 (18.18%) BDD
8 6 (18.18%) Selenium
8 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 6 (18.18%) V-Model
8 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) .NET
10 4 (12.12%) C#
10 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.12%) Retail
10 4 (12.12%) Telerik
10 4 (12.12%) MVC
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008

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 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JIRA
2 6 (18.18%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Bitbucket
3 4 (12.12%) Calabash
3 4 (12.12%) Capybara
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) Fiddler
4 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 11 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Consultant
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Test Consultant
5 6 (18.18%) Test Consultant
6 5 (15.15%) Tester
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Manual Tester
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Tester
7 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Manual Tester
7 4 (12.12%) QA Manual Tester
7 4 (12.12%) QA Tester
8 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Software Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Validation
4 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Smoke Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 6 (18.18%) BDD
7 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 6 (18.18%) V-Model
7 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Telerik
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
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