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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.88% 3.16% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 3.76% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 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 £29,750 £30,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,690 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.94%
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
480 426 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 90.40% 84.19% 78.08%
Number of salaries quoted 425 350 230
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
3 7 (38.89%) QA
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Line Management
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) ISEB
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Billing
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Selenium
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 9 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
3 6 (33.33%) Line Management
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA