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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 103 152 141
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 76 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.02% 0.91% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.08% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 32 37
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
3100 3321 3210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.23% 83.65% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2574 2756 2748
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +9 7 - -
Salford +3 3 £38,000 -13.63%
Cheadle - 3 - -
Stockport +13 2 £32,250 +11.20% 2
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 71 (46.10%) QA
2 62 (40.26%) Finance
3 53 (34.42%) Automated Testing
4 52 (33.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 52 (33.77%) SQL
5 49 (31.82%) Selenium
6 45 (29.22%) Functional Testing
7 43 (27.92%) Regression Testing
8 39 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (24.03%) ISTQB
10 35 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (22.08%) .NET
12 33 (21.43%) ISEB
13 29 (18.83%) Apple iOS
13 29 (18.83%) Android
14 28 (18.18%) C#
15 27 (17.53%) Oracle
16 26 (16.88%) Test Management
17 23 (14.94%) Scrum
17 23 (14.94%) Test Automation
18 22 (14.29%) Integration Testing
18 22 (14.29%) Software Testing
19 20 (12.99%) Java
20 18 (11.69%) Degree
20 18 (11.69%) Manual Testing
21 17 (11.04%) Business Analysis
21 17 (11.04%) XML
22 16 (10.39%) JIRA
22 16 (10.39%) Retail
23 15 (9.74%) Telerik

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Oracle Financials
1 15 (9.74%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (3.25%) Magento
4 4 (2.60%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (31.82%) Selenium
2 16 (10.39%) JIRA
3 15 (9.74%) WatiN
4 7 (4.55%) QAComplete
5 3 (1.95%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.95%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.65%) Subversion
7 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 62 (40.26%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Retail
3 12 (7.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Marketing
4 2 (1.30%) German Language
4 2 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (48.70%) Analyst
2 67 (43.51%) Test Analyst
3 57 (37.01%) Tester
4 34 (22.08%) Software Tester
5 14 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
6 12 (7.79%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) QA Tester
8 8 (5.19%) Test Consultant
8 8 (5.19%) Consultant
8 8 (5.19%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (4.55%) Automated Tester
9 7 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Test Consultant
11 5 (3.25%) Junior
12 4 (2.60%) Coordinator
12 4 (2.60%) Automated Test Analyst
13 3 (1.95%) Test Manager
13 3 (1.95%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.08%) .NET
2 17 (11.04%) XML
3 6 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (2.60%) HTML
5 3 (1.95%) ODBC
5 3 (1.95%) WinForms
5 3 (1.95%) J2EE
6 2 (1.30%) Web Services
7 1 (0.65%) CSS
7 1 (0.65%) SOAP
7 1 (0.65%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.74%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.83%) Android
1 29 (18.83%) Apple iOS
2 10 (6.49%) Windows
3 3 (1.95%) UNIX
4 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.42%) Automated Testing
2 52 (33.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 45 (29.22%) Functional Testing
4 43 (27.92%) Regression Testing
5 39 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (16.88%) Test Management
7 23 (14.94%) Scrum
7 23 (14.94%) Test Automation
8 22 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 22 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 18 (11.69%) Manual Testing
10 17 (11.04%) Business Analysis
11 15 (9.74%) Workflow
12 14 (9.09%) Project Management
13 12 (7.79%) Web Testing
13 12 (7.79%) User Stories
14 11 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 11 (7.14%) Risk Management
14 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (6.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.77%) SQL
2 28 (18.18%) C#
3 20 (12.99%) Java
4 15 (9.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.60%) C
6 3 (1.95%) VB
6 3 (1.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (24.03%) ISTQB
2 33 (21.43%) ISEB
3 18 (11.69%) Degree
4 15 (9.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (9.74%) HND
5 10 (6.49%) CISSP
5 10 (6.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (46.10%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) FATCA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (17.53%) Oracle
2 15 (9.74%) Telerik
3 8 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.55%) HP
5 6 (3.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Trillium
6 1 (0.65%) DataFlux
Bury
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago