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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 89 153 136
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 105 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.71% 0.83% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 0.99% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 96 32 36
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,250 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £45,000
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
3362 3439 3009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.87% 84.21% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 2776 2590
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,513 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 9 £40,000 -
Stockport +7 6 £32,500 +51.16% 4
Wigan - 4 £27,500 -
Bolton +10 1 £38,000 +52.00%
Altrincham - 1 £15,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 89 (58.55%) QA
2 69 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (43.42%) Automated Testing
4 57 (37.50%) SQL
5 53 (34.87%) Test Automation
6 48 (31.58%) Selenium
7 46 (30.26%) Finance
8 45 (29.61%) Software Testing
9 43 (28.29%) SDLC
10 42 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 42 (27.63%) ISEB
11 41 (26.97%) ISTQB
12 38 (25.00%) Windows
13 37 (24.34%) Degree
13 37 (24.34%) JIRA
14 34 (22.37%) Java
15 33 (21.71%) C#
16 30 (19.74%) Test Strategy
17 29 (19.08%) Regression Testing
18 27 (17.76%) Test Management
19 26 (17.11%) Scrum
20 25 (16.45%) .NET
20 25 (16.45%) Android
20 25 (16.45%) Apple iOS
21 24 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
21 24 (15.79%) HP UFT
21 24 (15.79%) Banking
22 23 (15.13%) Manual Testing
22 23 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
23 21 (13.82%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (0.66%) SAS
1 1 (0.66%) CMS
1 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.66%) xDSL
2 1 (0.66%) ADSL2
2 1 (0.66%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (31.58%) Selenium
2 37 (24.34%) JIRA
3 24 (15.79%) HP UFT
4 14 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (7.24%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.26%) WatiN
6 8 (5.26%) FitNesse
6 8 (5.26%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.29%) JUnit
8 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.63%) WebLOAD
8 4 (2.63%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.63%) NUnit
8 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.32%) Capybara
10 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.66%) QAComplete
10 1 (0.66%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (30.26%) Finance
2 24 (15.79%) Banking
3 15 (9.87%) Retail
4 10 (6.58%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.29%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.29%) Games
6 4 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (32.24%) Tester
2 48 (31.58%) Analyst
3 45 (29.61%) Test Analyst
4 28 (18.42%) Software Tester
5 23 (15.13%) QA Tester
6 21 (13.82%) Test Engineer
7 16 (10.53%) Test Manager
7 16 (10.53%) QA Analyst
8 15 (9.87%) QA Engineer
9 13 (8.55%) QA Test Analyst
10 12 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (6.58%) Head of Testing
11 10 (6.58%) FX Test Analyst
12 8 (5.26%) Automated Tester
13 7 (4.61%) QA Automation Engineer
14 5 (3.29%) Test Automation Engineer
14 5 (3.29%) Functional Test Engineer
14 5 (3.29%) Graduate Software Tester
14 5 (3.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 5 (3.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.45%) .NET
2 20 (13.16%) XML
3 18 (11.84%) Web Services
4 4 (2.63%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.97%) ODBC
5 3 (1.97%) HTML
5 3 (1.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (5.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.63%) PMI
5 4 (2.63%) iPhone
6 3 (1.97%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.00%) Windows
2 25 (16.45%) Android
2 25 (16.45%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.92%) UNIX
4 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (43.42%) Automated Testing
3 53 (34.87%) Test Automation
4 45 (29.61%) Software Testing
5 43 (28.29%) SDLC
6 42 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (19.74%) Test Strategy
8 29 (19.08%) Regression Testing
9 27 (17.76%) Test Management
10 26 (17.11%) Scrum
11 23 (15.13%) Manual Testing
12 20 (13.16%) Validation
12 20 (13.16%) Migration
13 19 (12.50%) Performance Testing
14 18 (11.84%) ITIL
15 17 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
17 13 (8.55%) Workflow
18 11 (7.24%) Service Management
19 10 (6.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.50%) SQL
2 34 (22.37%) Java
3 33 (21.71%) C#
4 13 (8.55%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.95%) C++
5 6 (3.95%) PHP
6 4 (2.63%) Python
6 4 (2.63%) Scala
7 3 (1.97%) C
7 3 (1.97%) VB
8 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (27.63%) ISEB
2 41 (26.97%) ISTQB
3 37 (24.34%) Degree
4 16 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (8.55%) HND
6 8 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (3.95%) CISSP
7 6 (3.95%) CISA
8 4 (2.63%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (58.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.16%) HP
3 18 (11.84%) Oracle
4 13 (8.55%) Telerik
5 3 (1.97%) McAfee
6 2 (1.32%) Capita
6 2 (1.32%) Citrix
7 1 (0.66%) Trillium
7 1 (0.66%) Unisys
7 1 (0.66%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.66%) Alterian
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Market leading career path
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £0.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago