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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 149 131 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 42 46 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 1.21% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.55% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 54
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,100 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average 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
3414 2967 3107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.69% 78.33% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2770 2539 2717
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Salford -1 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £32,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £25,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 43 (58.11%) ISEB
2 37 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (27.03%) Software Testing
3 20 (27.03%) ISTQB
4 19 (25.68%) Functional Testing
5 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.32%) Degree
5 18 (24.32%) Finance
6 17 (22.97%) SQL
7 15 (20.27%) Automated Testing
7 15 (20.27%) Test Strategy
8 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (16.22%) Validation
10 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.86%) Test Management
10 11 (14.86%) QA
11 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
11 10 (13.51%) .NET
11 10 (13.51%) C#
11 10 (13.51%) Migration
12 9 (12.16%) Regression Testing
12 9 (12.16%) HTML
12 9 (12.16%) Project Management
12 9 (12.16%) TDD
12 9 (12.16%) User Stories
13 8 (10.81%) Selenium
13 8 (10.81%) jQuery
13 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.81%) JavaScript

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) DMZ
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.81%) Selenium
3 3 (4.05%) TestPartner
4 2 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) Firebug
5 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) Grunt
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Analyst
1 24 (32.43%) Test Analyst
2 17 (22.97%) Consultant
3 16 (21.62%) Test Consultant
4 12 (16.22%) Senior Test Consultant
4 12 (16.22%) Senior Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) Test Manager
6 8 (10.81%) Tester
7 7 (9.46%) Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.05%) Electronics Technician
10 3 (4.05%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) QA Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) HTML
3 8 (10.81%) jQuery
4 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) J2EE
6 1 (1.35%) CSS
6 1 (1.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Statistics
3 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Software Testing
2 19 (25.68%) Functional Testing
3 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) Automated Testing
4 15 (20.27%) Test Strategy
5 12 (16.22%) Validation
6 11 (14.86%) Test Management
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (13.51%) Migration
8 9 (12.16%) Regression Testing
8 9 (12.16%) Project Management
8 9 (12.16%) TDD
8 9 (12.16%) User Stories
9 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.46%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) Scrum
11 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (4.05%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) C#
3 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (58.11%) ISEB
2 20 (27.03%) ISTQB
3 18 (24.32%) Degree
4 7 (9.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (9.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.05%) HNC
5 3 (4.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Compuware
3 2 (2.70%) Apple
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Google
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