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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 104 158 157
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 78 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.18% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.84% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 76 24 24
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £21,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £41,050 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
3117 3340 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.19% 83.33% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2715 2847
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +13 10 £40,000 -18.36%
Wigan +4 5 £28,000 +47.36% 1
Stockport +5 3 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Altrincham - 1 £15,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (54.17%) QA
2 60 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 56 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (34.03%) SQL
5 48 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 46 (31.94%) Finance
7 44 (30.56%) Selenium
7 44 (30.56%) Software Testing
8 43 (29.86%) Test Automation
9 39 (27.08%) SDLC
10 37 (25.69%) ISEB
11 32 (22.22%) Degree
12 30 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (20.14%) Regression Testing
14 28 (19.44%) Test Management
15 27 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (18.06%) Android
16 26 (18.06%) Apple iOS
16 26 (18.06%) Test Strategy
16 26 (18.06%) JIRA
17 24 (16.67%) .NET
18 23 (15.97%) Java
19 22 (15.28%) Windows
20 21 (14.58%) ITIL
20 21 (14.58%) C#
20 21 (14.58%) Banking
20 21 (14.58%) Validation
20 21 (14.58%) Scrum
20 21 (14.58%) Manual Testing
21 20 (13.89%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (0.69%) SAS
1 1 (0.69%) CMS
1 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) xDSL
2 1 (0.69%) ADSL2
2 1 (0.69%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (30.56%) Selenium
2 26 (18.06%) JIRA
3 15 (10.42%) HP UFT
4 14 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (6.25%) WatiN
6 8 (5.56%) LoadRunner
7 6 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.47%) FitNesse
9 4 (2.78%) WebLOAD
10 2 (1.39%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.39%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.39%) QAComplete
11 1 (0.69%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.69%) Capybara
11 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.69%) JUnit
11 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (31.94%) Finance
2 21 (14.58%) Banking
3 18 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Games
6 3 (2.08%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (35.42%) Analyst
2 48 (33.33%) Tester
2 48 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 32 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 18 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 18 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 13 (9.03%) Test Manager
6 10 (6.94%) QA Analyst
6 10 (6.94%) Head of Testing
7 9 (6.25%) Automated Tester
8 7 (4.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Junior
10 5 (3.47%) Graduate
10 5 (3.47%) QA Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Functional Test Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Graduate Software Tester
10 5 (3.47%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.67%) .NET
2 18 (12.50%) XML
3 11 (7.64%) Web Services
4 3 (2.08%) HTML
4 3 (2.08%) J2EE
4 3 (2.08%) ODBC
4 3 (2.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.39%) PMI
6 2 (1.39%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.06%) Android
1 26 (18.06%) Apple iOS
2 22 (15.28%) Windows
3 4 (2.78%) UNIX
4 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 56 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (30.56%) Software Testing
4 43 (29.86%) Test Automation
5 39 (27.08%) SDLC
6 30 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (20.14%) Regression Testing
8 28 (19.44%) Test Management
9 26 (18.06%) Test Strategy
10 21 (14.58%) Manual Testing
10 21 (14.58%) ITIL
10 21 (14.58%) Validation
10 21 (14.58%) Scrum
11 18 (12.50%) Migration
12 15 (10.42%) Functional Testing
13 14 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (9.72%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (9.03%) Project Management
14 13 (9.03%) Performance Testing
15 11 (7.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.03%) SQL
2 23 (15.97%) Java
3 21 (14.58%) C#
4 11 (7.64%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.47%) C++
6 3 (2.08%) C
6 3 (2.08%) VB
7 2 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 37 (25.69%) ISEB
3 32 (22.22%) Degree
4 19 (13.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (7.64%) HND
6 10 (6.94%) CISA
6 10 (6.94%) CISSP
7 8 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (54.17%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Oracle
2 15 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.03%) HP
4 11 (7.64%) Telerik
5 2 (1.39%) McAfee
5 2 (1.39%) Capita
6 1 (0.69%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.69%) VMware
6 1 (0.69%) Alterian
6 1 (0.69%) Citrix
6 1 (0.69%) Trillium
6 1 (0.69%) Unisys
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 24 days ago