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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 152 144 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 30 35 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.89% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.15% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 47
Average salary £35,000 £32,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £21,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,250 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
3326 3033 3082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.02% 77.31% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2668 2605 2692
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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
Stockport - 2 £27,750 - 1
Bolton +3 1 £25,000 +31.57%
Salford 0 1 - -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (59.38%) ISEB
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 19 (29.69%) ISTQB
3 18 (28.13%) Software Testing
4 17 (26.56%) Degree
5 13 (20.31%) Functional Testing
6 12 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 12 (18.75%) Finance
7 11 (17.19%) Project Management
7 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
7 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.06%) C#
10 8 (12.50%) User Stories
10 8 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (12.50%) QA
10 8 (12.50%) Statistics
10 8 (12.50%) HTML
10 8 (12.50%) .NET
10 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 8 (12.50%) TDD
11 7 (10.94%) Validation
11 7 (10.94%) Migration
11 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.94%) jQuery
11 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Lync
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) DMZ
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.38%) Selenium
3 4 (6.25%) TestPartner
4 2 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.13%) Grunt
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Hudson
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) Firebug
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Analyst
1 22 (34.38%) Test Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Test Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) Tester
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Test Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Software Tester
5 7 (10.94%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.13%) QA Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) HTML
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.94%) jQuery
3 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Statistics
2 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Software Testing
2 13 (20.31%) Functional Testing
3 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 12 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 11 (17.19%) Project Management
5 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.50%) TDD
6 8 (12.50%) User Stories
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.94%) Test Management
7 7 (10.94%) Validation
7 7 (10.94%) Migration
8 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.25%) Manual Testing
10 4 (6.25%) System Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Scrum
10 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) C#
3 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) VBScript
5 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (59.38%) ISEB
2 19 (29.69%) ISTQB
3 17 (26.56%) Degree
4 8 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (6.25%) HNC
5 4 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Compuware
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
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