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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 18 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.89% 3.77% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 4.65% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,200 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
66 86 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 86.84% 81.13% 74.17%
Number of salaries quoted 60 60 77
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) QA
1 13 (81.25%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (81.25%) Defect Management
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Workflow
3 9 (56.25%) Selenium
3 9 (56.25%) JIRA
3 9 (56.25%) QA Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Functional Testing
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) ISEB
5 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Telerik
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) HND
7 4 (25.00%) JMeter
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) Ruby
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) Time Management
7 4 (25.00%) OWASP
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) JMeter
3 4 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Test Analyst
3 9 (56.25%) QA Analyst
3 9 (56.25%) QA Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) QA Test Analyst
3 9 (56.25%) QA Test Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) QA Tester
3 9 (56.25%) Test Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Tester
4 8 (50.00%) Java Engineer
4 8 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 8 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Tester
5 2 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Defect Management
1 13 (81.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Functional Testing
3 9 (56.25%) QA Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Workflow
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) API Testing
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) OWASP
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
1 5 (31.25%) Telerik
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
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