The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 21 24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 3.39% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.21% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 95 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 88.31% 80.51% 68.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 85 61
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Preston

Test Scripting
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft