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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 94 115
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 117 86 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.23% 2.66% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.95% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 98 78 49
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £29,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
3281 2915 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.54% 90.16% 86.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2839 2398 2898
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -11 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Stockport +5 4 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Altrincham - 4 £42,500 - 3
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 147 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (49.77%) Selenium
3 83 (38.25%) Automated Testing
4 79 (36.41%) SDLC
5 69 (31.80%) Test Automation
6 62 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 59 (27.19%) Scrum
8 57 (26.27%) ISEB
9 56 (25.81%) QA
10 54 (24.88%) ISTQB
10 54 (24.88%) Java
11 46 (21.20%) TDD
11 46 (21.20%) BDD
12 44 (20.28%) C#
13 41 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (17.51%) Manual Testing
14 38 (17.51%) Windows
15 37 (17.05%) Regression Testing
15 37 (17.05%) Software Testing
16 35 (16.13%) Finance
17 33 (15.21%) Python
18 32 (14.75%) SQL
18 32 (14.75%) Configuration Management
19 31 (14.29%) SAP
19 31 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
20 27 (12.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 27 (12.44%) Degree
21 23 (10.60%) Security Cleared
21 23 (10.60%) Automation Testing
21 23 (10.60%) C++

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 4 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.38%) CICS
2 3 (1.38%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (7.83%) SAP CO
1 17 (7.83%) SAP FI
1 17 (7.83%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.38%) Demantra
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle ASCP
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.38%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.15%) GitHub
1 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) Firewall
1 3 (1.38%) FTP
1 3 (1.38%) HTTP
1 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.15%) SAP BW
2 6 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.84%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.38%) DB2
5 3 (1.38%) MS Access
5 3 (1.38%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 108 (49.77%) Selenium
2 62 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 20 (9.22%) JIRA
4 16 (7.37%) Jenkins
4 16 (7.37%) WebDriver
5 13 (5.99%) HP UFT
6 12 (5.53%) JMeter
7 10 (4.61%) FitNesse
8 9 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.69%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.30%) NUnit
10 5 (2.30%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.30%) Toad
11 4 (1.84%) Gradle
11 4 (1.84%) TestNG
12 3 (1.38%) Fiddler
12 3 (1.38%) Firebug
12 3 (1.38%) Ranorex
12 3 (1.38%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (16.13%) Finance
2 12 (5.53%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.61%) Military
4 7 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.76%) Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (0.92%) Electronics
7 2 (0.92%) Games
7 2 (0.92%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (38.25%) Analyst
2 69 (31.80%) Tester
3 67 (30.88%) Test Analyst
4 61 (28.11%) Test Engineer
5 43 (19.82%) Automation Tester
6 31 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
7 28 (12.90%) Software Tester
8 22 (10.14%) QA Tester
9 21 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
10 19 (8.76%) Developer
10 19 (8.76%) QA Analyst
11 17 (7.83%) QA Test Analyst
12 16 (7.37%) QA Engineer
13 14 (6.45%) SAP Developer
14 13 (5.99%) Senior Tester
15 12 (5.53%) Integration Engineer
15 12 (5.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 12 (5.53%) Test and Integration Engineer
16 11 (5.07%) Software Analyst
16 11 (5.07%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.76%) Gherkin
2 16 (7.37%) Web Services
3 15 (6.91%) .NET
4 7 (3.23%) HTML
5 5 (2.30%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.30%) CSS
6 4 (1.84%) DOM
6 4 (1.84%) Silverlight
7 3 (1.38%) SOAP
8 2 (0.92%) XML
9 1 (0.46%) CSS3
9 1 (0.46%) HTML5
9 1 (0.46%) jQuery
9 1 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.14%) Data Conversion
2 20 (9.22%) iPad
3 11 (5.07%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.23%) FMCG
5 6 (2.76%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (2.30%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.84%) User Experience
8 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.38%) Online Gambling
8 3 (1.38%) VSAM
9 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.46%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.51%) Windows
2 21 (9.68%) Linux
3 19 (8.76%) Android
3 19 (8.76%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.38%) Unix
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (38.25%) Automated Testing
3 79 (36.41%) SDLC
4 69 (31.80%) Test Automation
5 59 (27.19%) Scrum
6 46 (21.20%) BDD
6 46 (21.20%) TDD
7 41 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (17.51%) Manual Testing
9 37 (17.05%) Regression Testing
9 37 (17.05%) Software Testing
10 32 (14.75%) Configuration Management
11 31 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
12 23 (10.60%) Automation Testing
13 22 (10.14%) Validation
14 20 (9.22%) Process Improvement
15 19 (8.76%) Functional Testing
16 18 (8.29%) DevOps
17 16 (7.37%) Exploratory Testing
17 16 (7.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.88%) Java
2 44 (20.28%) C#
3 33 (15.21%) Python
4 32 (14.75%) SQL
5 23 (10.60%) C++
6 18 (8.29%) Perl
7 16 (7.37%) C
8 8 (3.69%) Ruby
9 5 (2.30%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.84%) ABAP
10 4 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.84%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.38%) COBOL
11 3 (1.38%) JCL
12 1 (0.46%) PHP
12 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (26.27%) ISEB
2 54 (24.88%) ISTQB
3 27 (12.44%) Degree
3 27 (12.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (10.60%) Security Cleared
5 21 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (25.81%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (4.61%) Hyper-V
1 10 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 31 (14.29%) SAP
2 18 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.07%) HP
3 11 (5.07%) Oracle
4 10 (4.61%) VMware
5 3 (1.38%) Cognizant
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Amazing Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + FlexiTime,Pension
Posted: 18 days ago