The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 2.70% - 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% - 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 137 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 81.08% 78.29% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 120 118 138
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Macclesfield region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Test Scripting
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) RAD
3 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Retail

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) RAD
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago