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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 115 131 154
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 81 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.92% 1.30% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.63% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 33
Average salary £34,000 £32,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.42% -7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3461 3006 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 79.86% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 2567 3100
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 12 £38,000 -5.00%
Wigan - 4 £23,500 - 2
Bolton +3 3 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Cheadle - 2 - -
Altrincham +4 1 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Stockport - 1 £33,000 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (41.13%) Finance
2 49 (39.52%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (37.10%) Functional Testing
4 44 (35.48%) ISEB
5 41 (33.06%) QA
5 41 (33.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (28.23%) Automated Testing
7 34 (27.42%) Regression Testing
8 30 (24.19%) Test Management
8 30 (24.19%) Selenium
9 25 (20.16%) Degree
9 25 (20.16%) SQL
10 22 (17.74%) .NET
11 20 (16.13%) ISTQB
12 19 (15.32%) C#
13 18 (14.52%) Software Testing
14 17 (13.71%) Test Strategy
15 16 (12.90%) Oracle
15 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (12.90%) XML
16 14 (11.29%) Java
16 14 (11.29%) Integration Testing
17 13 (10.48%) Workflow
17 13 (10.48%) Validation
17 13 (10.48%) JIRA
18 12 (9.68%) WatiN
18 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
18 12 (9.68%) PL/SQL
18 12 (9.68%) HND
18 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (0.81%) IIS
1 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Magento
5 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Broadband
1 1 (0.81%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (24.19%) Selenium
2 13 (10.48%) JIRA
3 12 (9.68%) WatiN
4 9 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.84%) QAComplete
6 3 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.81%) Subversion
8 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (41.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Retail
3 3 (2.42%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) German Language
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (43.55%) Analyst
2 49 (39.52%) Test Analyst
3 27 (21.77%) Tester
4 21 (16.94%) Consultant
4 21 (16.94%) Test Consultant
5 19 (15.32%) Senior Test Consultant
5 19 (15.32%) Senior Consultant
6 12 (9.68%) Test Manager
7 9 (7.26%) Software Tester
8 8 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (5.65%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Automated Tester
11 4 (3.23%) Automated Test Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 3 (2.42%) Web Test Analyst
12 3 (2.42%) Test Leader
12 3 (2.42%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.74%) .NET
2 16 (12.90%) XML
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.61%) HTML
4 2 (1.61%) Web Services
4 2 (1.61%) WinForms
4 2 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) J2EE
5 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) HTML5
5 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.42%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Android
2 7 (5.65%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.84%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.10%) Functional Testing
2 41 (33.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (28.23%) Automated Testing
4 34 (27.42%) Regression Testing
5 30 (24.19%) Test Management
6 18 (14.52%) Software Testing
7 17 (13.71%) Test Strategy
8 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (11.29%) Integration Testing
10 13 (10.48%) Workflow
10 13 (10.48%) Validation
11 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce
12 11 (8.87%) Migration
12 11 (8.87%) Scrum
12 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.26%) Test Automation
13 9 (7.26%) Manual Testing
14 6 (4.84%) Test Planning
15 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
15 5 (4.03%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.16%) SQL
2 19 (15.32%) C#
3 14 (11.29%) Java
4 12 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (35.48%) ISEB
2 25 (20.16%) Degree
3 20 (16.13%) ISTQB
4 12 (9.68%) HND
5 8 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (33.06%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (12.90%) Oracle
2 12 (9.68%) Telerik
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (2.42%) VMware
6 2 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (0.81%) Google
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