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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 127 152 134
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 47 33 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 0.86% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.04% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 39
Average salary £32,750 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.67% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,950 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
2754 3186 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 85.45% 83.32% 82.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2271 2602 2911
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Salford +2 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Wigan +4 3 £33,000 +59.03% 2
Altrincham - 2 £27,000 - 1
Stockport -4 1 £22,000 -31.25%
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 65 (51.18%) QA
2 51 (40.16%) SQL
3 45 (35.43%) Finance
4 44 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (33.07%) ISTQB
6 41 (32.28%) Automated Testing
7 39 (30.71%) Selenium
8 37 (29.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (23.62%) Regression Testing
10 28 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (20.47%) SDLC
11 26 (20.47%) ISEB
12 25 (19.69%) Oracle
12 25 (19.69%) Apple iOS
12 25 (19.69%) Android
13 24 (18.90%) Test Automation
14 23 (18.11%) .NET
14 23 (18.11%) Java
14 23 (18.11%) Software Testing
15 21 (16.54%) C#
15 21 (16.54%) Functional Testing
16 20 (15.75%) Degree
16 20 (15.75%) Scrum
17 19 (14.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 18 (14.17%) Banking
18 18 (14.17%) XML
19 17 (13.39%) Retail
19 17 (13.39%) Business Analysis
19 17 (13.39%) Manual Testing
20 16 (12.60%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (0.79%) SAS
1 1 (0.79%) CMS
1 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (3.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) ADSL
2 1 (0.79%) Broadband
2 1 (0.79%) xDSL
2 1 (0.79%) ADSL2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (30.71%) Selenium
2 12 (9.45%) JIRA
3 10 (7.87%) WatiN
4 6 (4.72%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.36%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.36%) QAComplete
8 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.57%) WebLOAD
8 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.79%) JUnit
9 1 (0.79%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.79%) Subversion
9 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (35.43%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Banking
3 17 (13.39%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Games
5 2 (1.57%) German Language
5 2 (1.57%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (44.88%) Analyst
2 51 (40.16%) Tester
3 50 (39.37%) Test Analyst
4 34 (26.77%) Software Tester
5 12 (9.45%) QA Tester
6 10 (7.87%) Automated Tester
7 9 (7.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Oracle Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Junior
9 5 (3.94%) Graduate
9 5 (3.94%) Graduate Software Tester
10 4 (3.15%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Coordinator
11 3 (2.36%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (2.36%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (2.36%) QA Leader
12 2 (1.57%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) .NET
2 18 (14.17%) XML
3 4 (3.15%) Web Services
3 4 (3.15%) HTML
4 3 (2.36%) J2EE
4 3 (2.36%) ODBC
5 2 (1.57%) WinForms
6 1 (0.79%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.79%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.45%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.57%) NHS
5 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Apple iOS
1 25 (19.69%) Android
2 11 (8.66%) Windows
3 4 (3.15%) UNIX
4 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.28%) Automated Testing
3 37 (29.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (23.62%) Regression Testing
5 26 (20.47%) SDLC
6 24 (18.90%) Test Automation
7 23 (18.11%) Software Testing
8 21 (16.54%) Functional Testing
9 20 (15.75%) Scrum
10 17 (13.39%) Business Analysis
10 17 (13.39%) Manual Testing
11 16 (12.60%) Test Management
12 15 (11.81%) Project Management
13 13 (10.24%) Integration Testing
14 12 (9.45%) System Integration Testing
14 12 (9.45%) User Stories
15 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (8.66%) ITIL
15 11 (8.66%) Risk Management
16 10 (7.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.16%) SQL
2 23 (18.11%) Java
3 21 (16.54%) C#
4 10 (7.87%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.15%) C
5 4 (3.15%) C++
6 3 (2.36%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (33.07%) ISTQB
2 26 (20.47%) ISEB
3 20 (15.75%) Degree
4 19 (14.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (7.87%) CISA
5 10 (7.87%) CISSP
5 10 (7.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (51.18%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) Oracle
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.87%) Telerik
4 7 (5.51%) HP
5 4 (3.15%) VMware
6 2 (1.57%) Capita
7 1 (0.79%) Trillium
7 1 (0.79%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.79%) Alterian
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £56140 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum +
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago