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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 58 89
Rank change year-on-year -23 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.29% 3.20% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 3.75% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 26
Median salary £31,500 £28,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +0.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,250 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 946 1121 1575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.19% 85.31% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 752 938 1194
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -1 4 £44,000 +25.71%
Crewe -14 3 £31,500 +23.52%
Warrington +5 2 £30,500 +1.66%
Chester +4 2 £28,750 -23.33% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £21,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Regression Testing
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) QA
4 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Java
5 10 (26.32%) Windows
5 10 (26.32%) ISEB
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.68%) Defect Management
7 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Selenium
8 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
8 7 (18.42%) JBoss
8 7 (18.42%) SDLC
8 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
9 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
9 6 (15.79%) IBM
9 6 (15.79%) MySQL
9 6 (15.79%) JIRA
10 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
10 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
10 5 (13.16%) Banking
10 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Ganglia
10 5 (13.16%) Clustering

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 7 (18.42%) JBoss
1 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (5.26%) MSTest
5 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Gatling
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
5 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
1 16 (42.11%) Tester
2 14 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Software Tester
4 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Unix Support
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Software Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Unix Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) ISPF
3 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) JSTL
4 2 (5.26%) REST
4 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 2 (5.26%) Spring
4 2 (5.26%) Struts
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.26%) iPad
6 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.63%) Fintech
6 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) AIX
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Regression Testing
3 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
3 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Defect Management
5 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
6 7 (18.42%) SDLC
7 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
8 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
8 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (10.53%) Line Management
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 4 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) JCL
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) ISEB
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) RACF
1 4 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Ganglia
1 5 (13.16%) Netcool
2 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) IBM
2 5 (13.16%) AppDynamics
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) hybris
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago