The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.06% 0.42% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 0.55% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 10
Average salary £35,000 £28,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £28,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £28,950 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 364 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.55% 75.83% 71.56%
Number of salaries quoted 287 313 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster - 5 £35,000 - 1
Preston -1 3 £28,750 -
Blackburn - 1 £37,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Oracle
3 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 17 (44.74%) C#
3 17 (44.74%) .NET
4 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 16 (42.11%) MVC
4 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (39.47%) WPF
6 12 (31.58%) OO
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Finance
9 6 (15.79%) SQL
9 6 (15.79%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) JIRA
10 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
10 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
10 5 (13.16%) Retail
10 5 (13.16%) Use Case
10 5 (13.16%) UML
10 5 (13.16%) ISEB
10 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.53%) XAML
11 4 (10.53%) Scrum
11 4 (10.53%) WinForms
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 3 (7.89%) Firebug
3 3 (7.89%) Hudson
3 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.63%) RequisitePro
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) C# Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Programmer
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (39.47%) WPF
4 4 (10.53%) WinForms
4 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (10.53%) WCF
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
1 3 (7.89%) Android
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) MVC
3 12 (31.58%) OO
4 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Use Case
5 5 (13.16%) UML
5 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (7.89%) Test Management
8 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) XAML
4 2 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
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