The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 77 92
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.96% 1.14% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.33% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 28
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1273 824 1539
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.55% 85.65% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 931 707 1220
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Cheshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Cheshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Cheshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 - - 1
Macclesfield 0 2 £21,500 -21.81%
Warrington -12 2 £39,750 +9.65%
Wilmslow - 2 £32,500 -
Chester +6 1 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Test Scripting
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 10 (40.00%) Windows
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Banking
4 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (24.00%) QA
4 6 (24.00%) Selenium
4 6 (24.00%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (16.00%) Ganglia
6 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Clustering
6 4 (16.00%) IIS
6 4 (16.00%) AIX
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) JBoss
6 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Netcool
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) IIS
1 4 (16.00%) JBoss
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.00%) Gatling
4 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Unix Support
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Transition Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Unix Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) COM+
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (24.00%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.00%) User Stories
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) System Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ganglia
1 4 (16.00%) Netcool
2 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago