The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.50% 2.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £23,500 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 107 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 81.95% 81.06% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 77 93 75
Average salary £37,123 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,400 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Lancashire

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 26 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Process Management
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix