The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 47 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 19 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.24% 1.70% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 1.97% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 8
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
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 Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 406 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 82.59% 86.38% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 311 325 351
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Warrington

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Warrington

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) SQL
2 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) QA
3 17 (47.22%) ISEB
3 17 (47.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (47.22%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 14 (38.89%) Manual Testing
5 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 12 (33.33%) Release Management
6 12 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 12 (33.33%) MSTest
7 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
8 10 (27.78%) LAN
8 10 (27.78%) WAN
8 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
9 9 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Citrix
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
11 6 (16.67%) Java
11 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.67%) .NET
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) Ruby
11 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) BDD
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) LAN
1 10 (27.78%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (33.33%) MSTest
4 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
5 4 (11.11%) CruiseControl
5 4 (11.11%) WATIR
5 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Analyst
2 22 (61.11%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) QA Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) XSLT
2 4 (11.11%) JSON
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 14 (38.89%) Manual Testing
2 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 12 (33.33%) Release Management
3 12 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 9 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (16.67%) BDD
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) Kanban
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) Test Management
10 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.78%) Project Management
11 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Ruby
2 6 (16.67%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.11%) VBScript
4 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) ISEB
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (63.89%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Citrix
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle