The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 28 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.31% 1.54% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 1.92% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 52 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 90.73% 80.00% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 130 49 104
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Bolton

Test Scripting
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft