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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 50 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.64% 3.21% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.70% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 5
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
409 459 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 90.09% 86.60% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 356 351 227
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Performance Testing
3 11 (52.38%) QA
4 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
5 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (33.33%) Release Management
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
6 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Line Management
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (19.05%) MSTest
8 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (14.29%) Analytics
9 3 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) Billing
9 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) Validation
10 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
10 2 (9.52%) Selenium
11 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (4.76%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (19.05%) MSTest
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Billing
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Tester
4 4 (19.05%) QA Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) CCTV
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Performance Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (33.33%) Release Management
4 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Line Management
5 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.76%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 1 (4.76%) Test Management
8 1 (4.76%) Scrum
8 1 (4.76%) Information Security
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center