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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 117 151 137
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 64 39 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.77% 0.97% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.16% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 41
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2990 3363 3369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.67% 83.76% 80.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2771 2871
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 4 - -
Wigan +2 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Salford -2 1 £38,000 -19.14%
Stockport -2 1 £22,000 -24.13%
Cheadle - 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £27,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 70 (49.30%) QA
2 54 (38.03%) Finance
3 52 (36.62%) SQL
4 46 (32.39%) Automated Testing
5 45 (31.69%) Selenium
5 45 (31.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 41 (28.87%) ISTQB
7 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (25.35%) Regression Testing
9 33 (23.24%) Functional Testing
10 29 (20.42%) Android
10 29 (20.42%) Apple iOS
11 28 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (19.72%) ISEB
11 28 (19.72%) .NET
12 26 (18.31%) Oracle
13 25 (17.61%) Software Testing
14 24 (16.90%) C#
15 23 (16.20%) Test Automation
16 22 (15.49%) Test Management
16 22 (15.49%) Scrum
17 19 (13.38%) Integration Testing
18 18 (12.68%) Java
18 18 (12.68%) Manual Testing
18 18 (12.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 17 (11.97%) Business Analysis
20 16 (11.27%) Degree
20 16 (11.27%) Oracle Financials
21 15 (10.56%) XML
21 15 (10.56%) Oracle EBS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (10.56%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (9.86%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (9.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (9.86%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (9.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (9.86%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (9.86%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (3.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (31.69%) Selenium
2 13 (9.15%) JIRA
3 11 (7.75%) WatiN
4 6 (4.23%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.82%) QAComplete
6 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.11%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.41%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.70%) Subversion
8 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (38.03%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Banking
2 14 (9.86%) Retail
3 2 (1.41%) Marketing
3 2 (1.41%) German Language
3 2 (1.41%) Law
3 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (51.41%) Analyst
2 65 (45.77%) Test Analyst
3 53 (37.32%) Tester
4 34 (23.94%) Software Tester
5 14 (9.86%) Oracle Analyst
6 12 (8.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 9 (6.34%) QA Tester
8 7 (4.93%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) Automated Tester
9 5 (3.52%) Junior
10 4 (2.82%) Coordinator
10 4 (2.82%) Consultant
10 4 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.82%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (2.82%) Test Consultant
10 4 (2.82%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (2.82%) Automated Test Analyst
11 3 (2.11%) QA Leader
11 3 (2.11%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.72%) .NET
2 15 (10.56%) XML
3 5 (3.52%) Web Services
4 4 (2.82%) HTML
5 3 (2.11%) ODBC
5 3 (2.11%) WinForms
5 3 (2.11%) J2EE
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.70%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.70%) CSS
7 1 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.86%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.42%) Android
1 29 (20.42%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.04%) Windows
3 3 (2.11%) UNIX
4 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.39%) Automated Testing
2 45 (31.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (25.35%) Regression Testing
5 33 (23.24%) Functional Testing
6 25 (17.61%) Software Testing
7 23 (16.20%) Test Automation
8 22 (15.49%) Test Management
8 22 (15.49%) Scrum
9 19 (13.38%) Integration Testing
10 18 (12.68%) Manual Testing
11 17 (11.97%) Business Analysis
12 14 (9.86%) Project Management
13 12 (8.45%) Web Testing
13 12 (8.45%) User Stories
14 11 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (7.75%) Risk Management
14 11 (7.75%) Workflow
15 10 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (7.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 52 (36.62%) SQL
2 24 (16.90%) C#
3 18 (12.68%) Java
4 11 (7.75%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.82%) C
6 3 (2.11%) VB
6 3 (2.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (28.87%) ISTQB
2 28 (19.72%) ISEB
3 18 (12.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (11.27%) Degree
5 11 (7.75%) HND
6 10 (7.04%) CISSP
6 10 (7.04%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (49.30%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) FATCA
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (18.31%) Oracle
2 11 (7.75%) Telerik
3 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.93%) HP
5 5 (3.52%) VMware
6 1 (0.70%) Trillium
6 1 (0.70%) Capita
6 1 (0.70%) DataFlux
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £145 - £192 per day
Posted: 13 days ago