The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 117 141 161
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 67 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.94% 1.32% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.49% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 57 39 27
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £48,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%
Test Scripting
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3066 2956 3416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.90% 88.45% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2623 2464 2776
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,150 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Manchester

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +20 11 £32,500 +47.72% 2
Altrincham +5 2 £37,500 +38.88%
Wigan +1 1 £22,500 -31.81%
Bolton - 1 £27,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 94 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (38.71%) QA
2 60 (38.71%) Selenium
3 49 (31.61%) Scrum
4 46 (29.68%) ISTQB
5 44 (28.39%) SDLC
6 43 (27.74%) Automated Testing
7 42 (27.10%) JIRA
8 41 (26.45%) Java
9 38 (24.52%) Functional Testing
10 37 (23.87%) Windows
11 35 (22.58%) ISEB
12 33 (21.29%) C#
13 32 (20.65%) SQL
14 31 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
16 27 (17.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (17.42%) Test Automation
16 27 (17.42%) JavaScript
17 26 (16.77%) HTML
17 26 (16.77%) CSS
17 26 (16.77%) Regression Testing
17 26 (16.77%) BDD
18 25 (16.13%) TDD
19 24 (15.48%) XML
19 24 (15.48%) Automation Testing
20 23 (14.84%) Software Testing
21 22 (14.19%) Web Services
21 22 (14.19%) Jenkins
21 22 (14.19%) Defect Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.87%) Apache
1 6 (3.87%) Mule
1 6 (3.87%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.58%) CMS
4 2 (1.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.65%) Demantra
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.32%) SaaS
2 15 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.10%) PaaS
4 6 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.87%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.10%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (3.87%) Couchbase
2 6 (3.87%) Hazelcast
3 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.23%) SQLPlus
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (38.71%) Selenium
2 42 (27.10%) JIRA
3 22 (14.19%) Jenkins
4 19 (12.26%) JMeter
5 15 (9.68%) Git (software)
6 12 (7.74%) Appium
6 12 (7.74%) Cucumber
7 11 (7.10%) Gradle
7 11 (7.10%) Maven
7 11 (7.10%) NUnit
7 11 (7.10%) TestNG
8 8 (5.16%) WebDriver
9 7 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.87%) git-flow
10 6 (3.87%) Hudson
11 5 (3.23%) HP UFT
11 5 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (2.58%) Gerrit
12 4 (2.58%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.58%) Subversion
General
1 17 (10.97%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Games
2 7 (4.52%) Retail
3 4 (2.58%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.58%) Legal
4 2 (1.29%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (33.55%) Analyst
2 50 (32.26%) Tester
3 43 (27.74%) Test Analyst
4 24 (15.48%) Automation Tester
4 24 (15.48%) Software Tester
5 23 (14.84%) QA Tester
6 22 (14.19%) QA Engineer
6 22 (14.19%) Test Engineer
7 21 (13.55%) Test Leader
8 19 (12.26%) Developer
9 14 (9.03%) Software Developer
10 13 (8.39%) Selenium Tester
11 12 (7.74%) Test Automation Engineer
12 11 (7.10%) Software Analyst
12 11 (7.10%) Software Test Analyst
13 10 (6.45%) QA Test Engineer
13 10 (6.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 10 (6.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 9 (5.81%) Java Engineer
14 9 (5.81%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.77%) CSS
1 26 (16.77%) HTML
2 24 (15.48%) XML
3 22 (14.19%) Web Services
4 20 (12.90%) JSON
5 16 (10.32%) .NET
6 12 (7.74%) HTML5
7 11 (7.10%) DOM
7 11 (7.10%) Silverlight
8 10 (6.45%) jQuery
9 9 (5.81%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.81%) SOAP
9 9 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.87%) Apache Avro
10 6 (3.87%) Apache Camel
10 6 (3.87%) Apache Thrift
10 6 (3.87%) EDI
10 6 (3.87%) JMS
10 6 (3.87%) Protocol Buffers
10 6 (3.87%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.16%) iPad
4 6 (3.87%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.23%) User Experience
6 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.94%) Online Games
7 3 (1.94%) W3C
8 2 (1.29%) EPoS
8 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.29%) NHS
8 2 (1.29%) PMI
9 1 (0.65%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.87%) Windows
2 18 (11.61%) Apple iOS
3 16 (10.32%) Android
4 11 (7.10%) Linux
5 8 (5.16%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.94%) Unix
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.61%) Scrum
3 44 (28.39%) SDLC
4 43 (27.74%) Automated Testing
5 38 (24.52%) Functional Testing
6 31 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
8 27 (17.42%) Test Automation
8 27 (17.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (16.77%) BDD
9 26 (16.77%) Regression Testing
10 25 (16.13%) TDD
11 24 (15.48%) Automation Testing
12 23 (14.84%) Software Testing
13 22 (14.19%) Defect Management
14 21 (13.55%) Integration Testing
14 21 (13.55%) Process Improvement
15 20 (12.90%) Compatibility Testing
16 17 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (10.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.45%) Java
2 33 (21.29%) C#
3 32 (20.65%) SQL
4 27 (17.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.52%) Ruby
6 6 (3.87%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.58%) XPath
8 2 (1.29%) Python
8 2 (1.29%) VBScript
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (29.68%) ISTQB
2 35 (22.58%) ISEB
3 15 (9.68%) Degree
4 13 (8.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (38.71%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.45%) Oracle
3 6 (3.87%) Google
3 6 (3.87%) webMethods
3 6 (3.87%) WSO2
4 5 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.23%) HP
5 4 (2.58%) Ektron
6 1 (0.65%) Telerik
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