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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 26 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.48% 1.39% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 1.79% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 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
126 56 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 94.03% 77.78% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 114 53 133
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £27,500
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 18 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft