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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 109 93 163
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +70
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 87 101 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.34% 2.68% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.99% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73 93 28
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
3341 3375 3501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.86% 89.40% 86.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 2819 2812
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -4 8 £32,500 -
Bolton -5 4 £30,450 -19.86% 1
Altrincham +8 2 £37,500 +150.00%
Salford 0 2 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 96 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.64%) Selenium
3 62 (36.69%) ISTQB
4 55 (32.54%) SDLC
5 52 (30.77%) QA
6 47 (27.81%) Scrum
7 45 (26.63%) Automated Testing
7 45 (26.63%) C#
8 44 (26.04%) SQL
9 38 (22.49%) Windows
10 36 (21.30%) ISEB
11 33 (19.53%) Java
11 33 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (18.93%) Regression Testing
12 32 (18.93%) Finance
13 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
13 31 (18.34%) JIRA
14 30 (17.75%) Functional Testing
15 29 (17.16%) Automation Testing
16 28 (16.57%) Software Testing
17 27 (15.98%) Manual Testing
18 26 (15.38%) Android
18 26 (15.38%) Apple iOS
19 25 (14.79%) JMeter
19 25 (14.79%) Web Services
20 23 (13.61%) CSS
20 23 (13.61%) HTML
21 22 (13.02%) JavaScript
22 20 (11.83%) Performance Analysis
22 20 (11.83%) User Acceptance 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 7 (4.14%) CMS
2 6 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.78%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.92%) SAP CO
1 10 (5.92%) SAP FI
1 10 (5.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.78%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.59%) Demantra
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) Firewall
1 3 (1.78%) FTP
1 3 (1.78%) HTTP
1 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
1 6 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (3.55%) SQLPlus
2 3 (1.78%) DB2
2 3 (1.78%) MS Access
2 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.78%) SAP BI
2 3 (1.78%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 67 (39.64%) Selenium
2 31 (18.34%) JIRA
3 25 (14.79%) JMeter
4 19 (11.24%) Jenkins
5 17 (10.06%) Gradle
5 17 (10.06%) NUnit
5 17 (10.06%) TestNG
6 9 (5.33%) Appium
7 8 (4.73%) WebDriver
8 7 (4.14%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.14%) HP UFT
8 7 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (2.37%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.78%) Fiddler
11 3 (1.78%) Firebug
11 3 (1.78%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.78%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.78%) Ranorex
11 3 (1.78%) Toad
General
1 32 (18.93%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Games
3 8 (4.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.96%) Banking
4 5 (2.96%) General Ledger
4 5 (2.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Law
5 2 (1.18%) Legal
5 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (37.87%) Analyst
2 59 (34.91%) Tester
3 53 (31.36%) Test Analyst
4 32 (18.93%) Software Tester
5 26 (15.38%) Automation Tester
6 20 (11.83%) QA Tester
7 17 (10.06%) Test Engineer
7 17 (10.06%) Test Leader
8 16 (9.47%) Developer
8 16 (9.47%) QA Engineer
9 15 (8.88%) Software Analyst
9 15 (8.88%) Software Test Analyst
10 13 (7.69%) Consultant
10 13 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 13 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
11 12 (7.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 11 (6.51%) Test Automation Engineer
13 10 (5.92%) Java Automation Tester
14 9 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
15 8 (4.73%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.79%) Web Services
2 23 (13.61%) CSS
2 23 (13.61%) HTML
3 17 (10.06%) .NET
3 17 (10.06%) DOM
3 17 (10.06%) Silverlight
4 9 (5.33%) XML
5 6 (3.55%) SOAP
6 5 (2.96%) HTML5
6 5 (2.96%) JSON
7 4 (2.37%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.78%) RESTful
9 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.18%) LINQ
9 2 (1.18%) Node.js
9 2 (1.18%) REST
9 2 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Mobile App
2 16 (9.47%) iPad
3 9 (5.33%) Data Conversion
4 7 (4.14%) FMCG
5 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.78%) VSAM
7 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.18%) Online Games
8 1 (0.59%) CESG
8 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.49%) Windows
2 26 (15.38%) Android
2 26 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 17 (10.06%) Linux
4 10 (5.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.55%) Unix
6 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.54%) SDLC
3 47 (27.81%) Scrum
4 45 (26.63%) Automated Testing
5 33 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (18.93%) Regression Testing
7 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
8 30 (17.75%) Functional Testing
9 29 (17.16%) Automation Testing
10 28 (16.57%) Software Testing
11 27 (15.98%) Manual Testing
12 20 (11.83%) Performance Analysis
12 20 (11.83%) System Integration Testing
12 20 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (11.24%) Test Management
14 18 (10.65%) Process Improvement
15 17 (10.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (10.06%) Load Testing
16 14 (8.28%) Integration Testing
16 14 (8.28%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.63%) C#
2 44 (26.04%) SQL
3 33 (19.53%) Java
4 22 (13.02%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.55%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.37%) ABAP
7 3 (1.78%) COBOL
7 3 (1.78%) JCL
8 2 (1.18%) Ruby
8 2 (1.18%) VBScript
8 2 (1.18%) XPath
9 1 (0.59%) PHP
9 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (36.69%) ISTQB
2 36 (21.30%) ISEB
3 16 (9.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.92%) Degree
5 2 (1.18%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (8.28%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.78%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.47%) SAP
3 13 (7.69%) Oracle
4 10 (5.92%) HP
5 3 (1.78%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.18%) Ektron
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: circa £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago