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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 111 148 149
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 76 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.94% 0.83% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.00% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47 24 34
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £26,450 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
3196 3085 3432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.68% 82.18% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 2693 3025
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +5 10 £38,000 -5.00%
Bolton +11 6 £37,500 +36.36%
Cheadle - 3 - - 2
Wigan -9 2 £23,000 -8.00%
Altrincham - 1 £32,000 - 1
Stockport - 1 £42,500 - 2
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 62 (44.93%) Finance
2 54 (39.13%) QA
3 50 (36.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 50 (36.23%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (34.78%) Functional Testing
5 42 (30.43%) Automated Testing
6 40 (28.99%) Regression Testing
7 39 (28.26%) ISEB
8 36 (26.09%) Selenium
9 35 (25.36%) Test Management
10 31 (22.46%) SQL
11 27 (19.57%) Degree
12 25 (18.12%) .NET
13 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (15.94%) Software Testing
14 22 (15.94%) ISTQB
14 22 (15.94%) C#
15 21 (15.22%) Oracle
16 18 (13.04%) Integration Testing
17 17 (12.32%) XML
18 16 (11.59%) Java
19 15 (10.87%) E-Commerce
19 15 (10.87%) JIRA
19 15 (10.87%) Test Strategy
20 14 (10.14%) Computer Science
20 14 (10.14%) Telerik
20 14 (10.14%) WatiN
20 14 (10.14%) Workflow
20 14 (10.14%) HND
20 14 (10.14%) PL/SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (0.72%) Lync
1 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Oracle Financials
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (3.62%) Magento
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Broadband
1 1 (0.72%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (26.09%) Selenium
2 15 (10.87%) JIRA
3 14 (10.14%) WatiN
4 9 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.35%) QAComplete
6 4 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (2.17%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.72%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.72%) Subversion
8 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (44.93%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Retail
3 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) German Language
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (44.93%) Analyst
2 54 (39.13%) Test Analyst
3 39 (28.26%) Tester
4 19 (13.77%) Software Tester
5 15 (10.87%) Test Consultant
5 15 (10.87%) Consultant
6 14 (10.14%) Senior Test Consultant
6 14 (10.14%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (8.70%) Test Manager
7 12 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) QA Tester
8 8 (5.80%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (5.07%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Automated Tester
11 5 (3.62%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 4 (2.90%) QA Analyst
12 4 (2.90%) Coordinator
12 4 (2.90%) Automated Test Analyst
13 3 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (2.17%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.12%) .NET
2 17 (12.32%) XML
3 6 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.17%) WinForms
5 2 (1.45%) CSS
5 2 (1.45%) HTML
5 2 (1.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.72%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.72%) J2EE
6 1 (0.72%) SOAP
6 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.72%) HTML5
6 1 (0.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 50 (36.23%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.70%) Android
2 11 (7.97%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.07%) Windows
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 48 (34.78%) Functional Testing
3 42 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 40 (28.99%) Regression Testing
5 35 (25.36%) Test Management
6 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (15.94%) Software Testing
8 18 (13.04%) Integration Testing
9 15 (10.87%) E-Commerce
9 15 (10.87%) Test Strategy
10 14 (10.14%) Workflow
11 13 (9.42%) Scrum
11 13 (9.42%) Validation
12 12 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 11 (7.97%) Manual Testing
14 10 (7.25%) Migration
14 10 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (6.52%) User Stories
16 7 (5.07%) Business Analysis
17 6 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.46%) SQL
2 22 (15.94%) C#
3 16 (11.59%) Java
4 14 (10.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (28.26%) ISEB
2 27 (19.57%) Degree
3 22 (15.94%) ISTQB
4 14 (10.14%) HND
5 8 (5.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (39.13%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (15.22%) Oracle
2 14 (10.14%) Telerik
3 7 (5.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.62%) VMware
5 4 (2.90%) HP
6 1 (0.72%) Apple
6 1 (0.72%) Google
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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