Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 45 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.84% 1.08% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.22% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £29,500 £36,750 £25,600
90th Percentile £54,500 £51,250 £47,000
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year +14.50% -0.76% -5.71%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 314 246 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 87.71% 88.49% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 273 210 319
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,675 £23,700
90th Percentile £59,850 £57,750 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Chester

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Chester

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Chester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Oracle Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) API Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle