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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 29 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.05% 0.63% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.70% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £29,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.08%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
86 142 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 90.53% 88.75% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 76 107 79
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
3 4 (44.44%) QA Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) API Testing
3 4 (44.44%) OWASP
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
3 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Gerrit
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) CRM

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
1 4 (44.44%) Gerrit
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) JMeter
1 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) QA Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) QA Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) QA Tester
3 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Tester
4 3 (33.33%) Java Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Tester
5 2 (22.22%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) FMCG Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) API Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) OWASP
3 4 (44.44%) QA Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP