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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 46 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.28% 2.00% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.38% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 7
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median 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
338 421 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.57% 84.03% 85.22%
Number of salaries quoted 303 351 358
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £28,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
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 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool +7 5 £35,000 -
Chorley -1 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Node.js
4 5 (31.25%) User Stories
4 5 (31.25%) Scala
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) QA Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Coaching
6 3 (18.75%) Gatling
6 3 (18.75%) Confluence
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (18.75%) Gatling
5 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
5 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Software Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Tester
4 3 (18.75%) QA Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) FMCG Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) FMCG Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) User Stories
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Keyword-Driven Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Scala
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Groovy
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Telerik
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35k plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Skelmersdale
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 9 days ago