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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 110 86 147
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +61
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 93 111 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.45% 2.88% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 3.20% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81 99 45
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3406 3466 3542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.80% 89.89% 87.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2887 2872 2920
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Bolton -7 3 £30,500 -19.73%
Stockport -8 3 £32,500 -
Salford -2 2 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Altrincham +12 1 £37,500 +150.00% 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (43.13%) Selenium
3 62 (38.75%) ISTQB
4 53 (33.13%) SDLC
5 51 (31.88%) Scrum
6 50 (31.25%) QA
7 46 (28.75%) C#
8 45 (28.13%) Automated Testing
9 44 (27.50%) Windows
10 41 (25.63%) SQL
11 38 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (23.13%) ISEB
13 31 (19.38%) Regression Testing
13 31 (19.38%) Finance
14 30 (18.75%) Software Testing
15 29 (18.13%) Test Automation
15 29 (18.13%) Java
16 28 (17.50%) Apple iOS
16 28 (17.50%) Automation Testing
16 28 (17.50%) Android
17 27 (16.88%) Manual Testing
18 26 (16.25%) JIRA
19 24 (15.00%) Web Services
20 22 (13.75%) HTML
20 22 (13.75%) JMeter
20 22 (13.75%) Functional Testing
21 21 (13.13%) Performance Analysis
21 21 (13.13%) CSS
22 20 (12.50%) JavaScript
22 20 (12.50%) SAP

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 (4.38%) CMS
2 4 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.88%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (8.13%) SAP CO
1 13 (8.13%) SAP FI
1 13 (8.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.88%) SAP WM
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.63%) Demantra
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) Firewall
1 3 (1.88%) FTP
1 3 (1.88%) HTTP
1 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (2.50%) SQLPlus
2 3 (1.88%) DB2
2 3 (1.88%) MS Access
2 3 (1.88%) SAP BI
2 3 (1.88%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 69 (43.13%) Selenium
2 26 (16.25%) JIRA
3 22 (13.75%) JMeter
4 20 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 19 (11.88%) NUnit
6 18 (11.25%) Gradle
6 18 (11.25%) TestNG
7 8 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.00%) HP UFT
8 7 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.75%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.13%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.50%) FitNesse
11 4 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.88%) Appium
12 3 (1.88%) Fiddler
12 3 (1.88%) Firebug
12 3 (1.88%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.88%) Ranorex
12 3 (1.88%) Toad
General
1 31 (19.38%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.75%) Banking
4 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.50%) Games
6 3 (1.88%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (39.38%) Tester
2 59 (36.88%) Analyst
3 49 (30.63%) Test Analyst
4 34 (21.25%) Software Tester
5 28 (17.50%) Automation Tester
6 22 (13.75%) QA Tester
7 17 (10.63%) Test Engineer
8 15 (9.38%) QA Engineer
8 15 (9.38%) Software Analyst
8 15 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
9 14 (8.75%) Developer
9 14 (8.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 13 (8.13%) Consultant
10 13 (8.13%) Test Leader
11 12 (7.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 12 (7.50%) Selenium Tester
12 10 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
13 9 (5.63%) Automation Test Analyst
13 9 (5.63%) Test Automation Engineer
14 8 (5.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.00%) Web Services
2 22 (13.75%) HTML
3 21 (13.13%) CSS
4 18 (11.25%) DOM
4 18 (11.25%) Silverlight
5 16 (10.00%) .NET
6 6 (3.75%) XML
7 5 (3.13%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.88%) SOAP
9 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.25%) HTML5
9 2 (1.25%) jQuery
10 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.63%) JSON
10 1 (0.63%) LINQ
10 1 (0.63%) Node.js
10 1 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) iPad
2 14 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.50%) Data Conversion
4 7 (4.38%) FMCG
5 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.88%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.88%) VSAM
6 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.63%) CESG
6 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.50%) Windows
2 28 (17.50%) Android
2 28 (17.50%) Apple iOS
3 20 (12.50%) Linux
4 11 (6.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.88%) Unix
6 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.13%) SDLC
3 51 (31.88%) Scrum
4 45 (28.13%) Automated Testing
5 38 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (19.38%) Regression Testing
7 30 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 29 (18.13%) Test Automation
9 28 (17.50%) Automation Testing
10 27 (16.88%) Manual Testing
11 22 (13.75%) Functional Testing
12 21 (13.13%) Performance Analysis
13 20 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (11.88%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (11.25%) Load Testing
16 17 (10.63%) Test Management
17 16 (10.00%) Process Improvement
18 15 (9.38%) Product Management
19 14 (8.75%) System Integration Testing
19 14 (8.75%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.75%) C#
2 41 (25.63%) SQL
3 29 (18.13%) Java
4 20 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.50%) ABAP
7 3 (1.88%) COBOL
7 3 (1.88%) JCL
7 3 (1.88%) Python
8 2 (1.25%) C
8 2 (1.25%) C++
8 2 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (38.75%) ISTQB
2 37 (23.13%) ISEB
3 16 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (7.50%) Degree
5 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.25%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.88%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 20 (12.50%) SAP
2 8 (5.00%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) HP
4 3 (1.88%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.63%) Ektron
5 1 (0.63%) VMware
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