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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 88 117 155
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +38
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 89 78 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.69% 1.97% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.33% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 48 26
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
2942 3350 3162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.02% 84.79% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2394 2874 2758
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average 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 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport +9 9 £31,500 -25.88%
Wigan +21 5 £23,500 +2.17% 2
Salford +3 3 £37,500 -1.31%
Altrincham +4 2 £36,750 +14.84% 1
Bolton +11 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheadle -7 1 £36,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (68.59%) Agile Software Development
1 131 (68.59%) QA
2 78 (40.84%) JIRA
3 75 (39.27%) Selenium
3 75 (39.27%) ISEB
4 66 (34.55%) Scrum
5 63 (32.98%) Java
6 57 (29.84%) Windows
7 55 (28.80%) Automated Testing
8 54 (28.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 53 (27.75%) Test Automation
10 50 (26.18%) SQL
10 50 (26.18%) Functional Testing
11 47 (24.61%) HP Quality Center
12 44 (23.04%) Software Testing
12 44 (23.04%) C#
13 41 (21.47%) Manual Testing
14 40 (20.94%) ISTQB
15 39 (20.42%) HP UFT
15 39 (20.42%) Defect Management
16 38 (19.90%) XML
16 38 (19.90%) Finance
17 35 (18.32%) SDLC
18 34 (17.80%) Degree
19 32 (16.75%) Microsoft
19 32 (16.75%) HP
20 27 (14.14%) Web Services
21 26 (13.61%) JSON
21 26 (13.61%) Performance Testing
21 26 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (6.28%) Apache
1 12 (6.28%) Mule
1 12 (6.28%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.09%) Confluence
3 2 (1.05%) CMS
3 2 (1.05%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.19%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.05%) Mingle
3 2 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (10.47%) PaaS
1 20 (10.47%) SaaS
2 17 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.28%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (6.28%) Amazon S3
3 12 (6.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (4.19%) GitHub
5 2 (1.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.19%) SPDY
2 3 (1.57%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.05%) Internet
3 2 (1.05%) Intranet
3 2 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
4 1 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (8.38%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.28%) Couchbase
3 12 (6.28%) Hazelcast
4 8 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 78 (40.84%) JIRA
2 75 (39.27%) Selenium
3 39 (20.42%) HP UFT
4 26 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (12.57%) Git (software)
6 20 (10.47%) Bugzilla
6 20 (10.47%) Cucumber
6 20 (10.47%) Maven
7 16 (8.38%) Jenkins
8 12 (6.28%) FitNesse
8 12 (6.28%) git-flow
8 12 (6.28%) Hudson
9 10 (5.24%) NUnit
10 9 (4.71%) JUnit
10 9 (4.71%) Visual Studio
10 9 (4.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (4.71%) WebDriver
11 8 (4.19%) Appium
12 6 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (2.09%) FishEye
General
1 38 (19.90%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Retail
3 9 (4.71%) Banking
4 7 (3.66%) Legal
5 6 (3.14%) Games
6 4 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.09%) Law
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (38.22%) Analyst
2 70 (36.65%) Tester
3 68 (35.60%) Test Analyst
4 42 (21.99%) QA Tester
5 34 (17.80%) QA Engineer
6 33 (17.28%) Software Tester
7 27 (14.14%) Developer
8 23 (12.04%) Automation Tester
9 22 (11.52%) Test Engineer
10 20 (10.47%) Automated Tester
11 19 (9.95%) Software Developer
12 18 (9.42%) Automation Engineer
13 16 (8.38%) Software Analyst
13 16 (8.38%) Software Test Analyst
14 15 (7.85%) Automation Analyst
14 15 (7.85%) Automation Test Analyst
15 14 (7.33%) QA Automation Engineer
15 14 (7.33%) Software QA Tester
16 13 (6.81%) Java Engineer
16 13 (6.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.90%) XML
2 27 (14.14%) Web Services
3 26 (13.61%) JSON
4 18 (9.42%) .NET
5 15 (7.85%) SOAP
6 13 (6.81%) CSS
6 13 (6.81%) HTML
7 12 (6.28%) Apache Avro
7 12 (6.28%) Apache Camel
7 12 (6.28%) Apache Thrift
7 12 (6.28%) EDI
7 12 (6.28%) JMS
7 12 (6.28%) Middleware
7 12 (6.28%) Protocol Buffers
7 12 (6.28%) ZeroMQ
8 9 (4.71%) jQuery
9 8 (4.19%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.19%) HTML5
9 8 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (4.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.90%) PMI
3 15 (7.85%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.81%) Driving Licence
5 12 (6.28%) Algorithms
5 12 (6.28%) iPhone
6 10 (5.24%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.19%) User Experience
8 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.09%) EPoS
9 4 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.09%) W3C
10 2 (1.05%) NHS
11 1 (0.52%) LIMS
11 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.84%) Windows
2 20 (10.47%) Apple iOS
3 16 (8.38%) Android
4 12 (6.28%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.62%) Unix
6 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.09%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (68.59%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (34.55%) Scrum
3 55 (28.80%) Automated Testing
4 54 (28.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 53 (27.75%) Test Automation
6 50 (26.18%) Functional Testing
7 44 (23.04%) Software Testing
8 41 (21.47%) Manual Testing
9 39 (20.42%) Defect Management
10 35 (18.32%) SDLC
11 26 (13.61%) Performance Testing
12 25 (13.09%) Regression Testing
12 25 (13.09%) Test Strategy
13 24 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (12.57%) TDD
14 23 (12.04%) QA Automation
15 22 (11.52%) BDD
16 20 (10.47%) Microservices
16 20 (10.47%) SOA
17 19 (9.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.98%) Java
2 50 (26.18%) SQL
3 44 (23.04%) C#
4 19 (9.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.81%) Python
6 10 (5.24%) PHP
7 9 (4.71%) Scala
8 8 (4.19%) Ruby
9 6 (3.14%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (39.27%) ISEB
2 40 (20.94%) ISTQB
3 34 (17.80%) Degree
4 17 (8.90%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.71%) HND
6 8 (4.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (68.59%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (24.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (16.75%) HP
1 32 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.28%) Google
2 12 (6.28%) Oracle
2 12 (6.28%) webMethods
2 12 (6.28%) WSO2
3 8 (4.19%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.66%) Citrix
4 7 (3.66%) Telerik
5 4 (2.09%) Siebel
6 2 (1.05%) McAfee
6 2 (1.05%) OpenText
7 1 (0.52%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £27,763 - £30,846
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 12 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago