Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Cheshire > Macclesfield
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 23 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 5.22% 8.43% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 9.38% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 1
Macclesfield median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% - -26.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £20,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £28,750 £28,750
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 Macclesfield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Macclesfield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 121 160 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 90.30% 89.89% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 118 146 89
Macclesfield median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,700
90th Percentile £52,875 £61,250 £47,500
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Macclesfield

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 17 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Fintech
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Tester
2 5 (71.43%) Software Tester
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Tester
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft