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

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Manchester
Rank 94 92 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 115 88 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.05% 2.65% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.93% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 95 79 49
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
3439 3000 3414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.10% 90.42% 86.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2913 2452 2918
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Bolton -8 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Altrincham -9 3 £42,500 +15.64% 1
Stockport -4 1 £35,000 +11.11%
Wigan -12 1 £22,500 -4.25%
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 151 (70.56%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (52.34%) Selenium
3 84 (39.25%) Automated Testing
4 78 (36.45%) SDLC
5 75 (35.05%) Cucumber
6 73 (34.11%) Test Automation
7 68 (31.78%) Java
8 53 (24.77%) Scrum
8 53 (24.77%) TDD
8 53 (24.77%) BDD
8 53 (24.77%) QA
9 51 (23.83%) ISEB
10 49 (22.90%) C#
11 48 (22.43%) ISTQB
12 42 (19.63%) Python
13 40 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (18.22%) System Integration Testing
15 37 (17.29%) Configuration Management
16 36 (16.82%) Windows
16 36 (16.82%) Manual Testing
17 34 (15.89%) Software Testing
17 34 (15.89%) Regression Testing
18 31 (14.49%) Degree
19 29 (13.55%) SQL
20 27 (12.62%) Gherkin
21 26 (12.15%) C++
21 26 (12.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 25 (11.68%) Linux
22 25 (11.68%) Finance
22 25 (11.68%) Automation Testing

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 4 (1.87%) JBoss
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (1.87%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.93%) CICS
2 2 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.67%) SAP CO
1 10 (4.67%) SAP FI
1 10 (4.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.40%) Demantra
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle ASCP
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.93%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.47%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.07%) GitHub
2 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) Firewall
1 2 (0.93%) FTP
1 2 (0.93%) HTTP
1 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.74%) SAP BW
1 8 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.27%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.40%) Big Data
4 3 (1.40%) SQLPlus
5 2 (0.93%) DB2
5 2 (0.93%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 112 (52.34%) Selenium
2 75 (35.05%) Cucumber
3 22 (10.28%) WebDriver
4 20 (9.35%) JIRA
5 19 (8.88%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.14%) HP UFT
7 9 (4.21%) FitNesse
7 9 (4.21%) JMeter
8 8 (3.74%) LoadRunner
8 8 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.27%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.34%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.87%) Toad
12 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.93%) Fiddler
13 2 (0.93%) Firebug
13 2 (0.93%) NUnit
General
1 25 (11.68%) Finance
2 12 (5.61%) Military
3 11 (5.14%) Banking
4 8 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.34%) Retail
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (36.45%) Analyst
2 69 (32.24%) Tester
3 67 (31.31%) Test Engineer
4 60 (28.04%) Test Analyst
5 48 (22.43%) Automation Tester
6 35 (16.36%) Test Automation Engineer
7 22 (10.28%) QA Analyst
8 21 (9.81%) Automation Test Analyst
9 20 (9.35%) QA Tester
10 19 (8.88%) QA Test Analyst
10 19 (8.88%) Software Tester
11 18 (8.41%) QA Engineer
12 17 (7.94%) Senior Tester
13 13 (6.07%) Developer
13 13 (6.07%) Senior Automation Tester
14 12 (5.61%) QA Test Engineer
15 11 (5.14%) Integration Engineer
15 11 (5.14%) SAP Developer
15 11 (5.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
16 10 (4.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.62%) Gherkin
2 13 (6.07%) .NET
2 13 (6.07%) Web Services
3 5 (2.34%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.87%) HTML
5 3 (1.40%) XML
6 2 (0.93%) CSS
6 2 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.47%) CSS3
7 1 (0.47%) DOM
7 1 (0.47%) HTML5
7 1 (0.47%) jQuery
7 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.47%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.81%) iPad
2 19 (8.88%) Data Conversion
3 12 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.80%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (1.87%) Clustering
5 4 (1.87%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.87%) User Experience
6 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.40%) Online Gambling
7 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.93%) VSAM
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.47%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.82%) Windows
2 25 (11.68%) Linux
3 15 (7.01%) Android
3 15 (7.01%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.87%) AIX
6 2 (0.93%) Unix
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (70.56%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (39.25%) Automated Testing
3 78 (36.45%) SDLC
4 73 (34.11%) Test Automation
5 53 (24.77%) BDD
5 53 (24.77%) Scrum
5 53 (24.77%) TDD
6 40 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (18.22%) System Integration Testing
8 37 (17.29%) Configuration Management
9 36 (16.82%) Manual Testing
10 34 (15.89%) Regression Testing
10 34 (15.89%) Software Testing
11 25 (11.68%) Automation Testing
12 24 (11.21%) Validation
13 21 (9.81%) DevOps
14 19 (8.88%) Business Process Analysis
15 18 (8.41%) Functional Testing
16 17 (7.94%) Exploratory Testing
17 14 (6.54%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 68 (31.78%) Java
2 49 (22.90%) C#
3 42 (19.63%) Python
4 29 (13.55%) SQL
5 26 (12.15%) C++
6 20 (9.35%) Perl
7 18 (8.41%) C
8 9 (4.21%) Ruby
9 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.93%) COBOL
10 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.93%) JCL
11 1 (0.47%) ABAP
11 1 (0.47%) PHP
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (23.83%) ISEB
2 48 (22.43%) ISTQB
3 31 (14.49%) Degree
4 26 (12.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (10.75%) Security Cleared
6 22 (10.28%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (24.77%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) Hyper-V
1 12 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.01%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.87%) Ganglia
2 4 (1.87%) Netcool
3 2 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (10.28%) SAP
2 17 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.01%) Oracle
4 12 (5.61%) VMware
5 10 (4.67%) HP
6 4 (1.87%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.93%) Cognizant
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