The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 145 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 43 60 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.46% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.86% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 40
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £20,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3338 3230 2824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.54% 78.68% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 2754 2523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
North West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 7 £29,000 - 1
Salford - 6 £47,000 - 2
Wigan - 2 £22,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £26,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (51.35%) ISEB
2 21 (28.38%) SQL
3 20 (27.03%) ISTQB
3 20 (27.03%) Degree
4 19 (25.68%) Software Testing
5 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.97%) Technical Analysis
6 16 (21.62%) Finance
7 15 (20.27%) Scrum
8 13 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (16.22%) Project Management
9 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.86%) .NET
10 11 (14.86%) Waterfall
10 11 (14.86%) TDD
11 10 (13.51%) QA
11 10 (13.51%) Selenium
11 10 (13.51%) C#
11 10 (13.51%) Regression Testing
12 9 (12.16%) HTML
12 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
12 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
12 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
12 9 (12.16%) Statistics
13 8 (10.81%) Java
14 7 (9.46%) Mainframe
14 7 (9.46%) IBM
14 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
14 7 (9.46%) IBM Mainframe

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Selenium
2 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.41%) TestPartner
4 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.70%) Firebug
5 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.70%) Grunt
6 1 (1.35%) Robotium
6 1 (1.35%) Hudson
6 1 (1.35%) Xcode
6 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Advertising
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Billing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Analyst
2 31 (41.89%) Test Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) Senior Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) Senior Test Analyst
4 14 (18.92%) Test Engineer
5 13 (17.57%) Tester
6 10 (13.51%) Software Tester
7 8 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Test Manager
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Test Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Release Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.70%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Manager
10 2 (2.70%) QA Manager
11 1 (1.35%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.76%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (1.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) Series 60
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone SDK
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.35%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Statistics
2 7 (9.46%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (9.46%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.05%) Interactive TV
3 3 (4.05%) IPTV
4 1 (1.35%) BBC
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.35%) Open Source
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.70%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) UNIX
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Software Testing
2 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Technical Analysis
3 15 (20.27%) Scrum
4 13 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (16.22%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) TDD
6 11 (14.86%) Waterfall
7 10 (13.51%) Regression Testing
8 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
8 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.76%) Test Management
10 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.76%) User Stories
11 4 (5.41%) Agile Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Load Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Manual Testing
11 4 (5.41%) System Testing
11 4 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) C#
3 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (4.05%) VBScript
5 3 (4.05%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Delphi
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (51.35%) ISEB
2 20 (27.03%) ISTQB
2 20 (27.03%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) HNC
3 4 (5.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) IBM
3 4 (5.41%) Intel
3 4 (5.41%) Compuware
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Symbian
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