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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 42 48 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.75% 1.80% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.96% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Median salary £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.66% +7.14%  
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 Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 237 306 424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 88.76% 91.89% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 196 250 323
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,223 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 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 in Warrington.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Warrington

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Release Management
5 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) MSTest
6 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
6 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
6 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Open Source
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Validation
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
2 3 (42.86%) MSTest
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Development Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center