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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 34 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.74% 1.92% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 2.19% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 15
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,900 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average 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
281 457 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.75% 87.88% 86.46%
Number of salaries quoted 236 398 324
Average salary £35,625 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
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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
Preston +11 9 £37,500 +20.96%
Chorley - 2 - -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (87.10%) QA
2 20 (64.52%) Software Testing
3 13 (41.94%) ISEB
4 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Time Management
4 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (35.48%) Defect Management
5 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
8 7 (22.58%) People Management
8 7 (22.58%) Selenium
8 7 (22.58%) HL7
8 7 (22.58%) JIRA
8 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Workflow
8 7 (22.58%) Validation
8 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
8 7 (22.58%) Project Management
8 7 (22.58%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (22.58%) QA Automation
8 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
9 5 (16.13%) Telerik
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) HND
9 5 (16.13%) HP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) Gerrit
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) JMeter
3 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
2 21 (67.74%) Test Analyst
3 15 (48.39%) QA Analyst
3 15 (48.39%) QA Test Analyst
3 15 (48.39%) QA Tester
3 15 (48.39%) Tester
4 12 (38.71%) Software Analyst
4 12 (38.71%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (25.81%) Software QA Tester
5 8 (25.81%) Software Tester
5 8 (25.81%) Test Leader
6 7 (22.58%) QA Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) QA Test Engineer
6 7 (22.58%) Test Engineer
7 6 (19.35%) Java Engineer
7 6 (19.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 6 (19.35%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) JTA
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Software Testing
2 11 (35.48%) Defect Management
2 11 (35.48%) Time Management
2 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
6 7 (22.58%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (22.58%) People Management
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 7 (22.58%) QA Automation
6 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Validation
6 7 (22.58%) Workflow
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
8 3 (9.68%) Test Management
8 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) ISEB
2 9 (29.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) HND
5 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (87.10%) QA
2 7 (22.58%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) HP
1 5 (16.13%) Telerik
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