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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 30 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.33% 2.68% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.36% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Manchester

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
120 119 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 93.02% 79.87% 76.42%
Number of salaries quoted 110 106 87
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing