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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 97 124 160
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 80 63 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.32% 1.77% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.04% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 75 41 30
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
3065 3081 3444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.87% 86.59% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2598 2530 2838
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +14 4 £32,500 +47.72% 1
Salford +11 4 £37,500 -1.31%
Wigan +12 1 £22,500 -40.00% 2
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 110 (65.09%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (47.34%) QA
3 64 (37.87%) Selenium
4 58 (34.32%) Scrum
5 55 (32.54%) JIRA
6 51 (30.18%) Java
7 44 (26.04%) SDLC
8 43 (25.44%) ISEB
9 42 (24.85%) Automated Testing
10 41 (24.26%) ISTQB
11 39 (23.08%) Test Automation
12 37 (21.89%) Functional Testing
13 36 (21.30%) XML
14 34 (20.12%) Software Testing
15 33 (19.53%) User Acceptance Testing
15 33 (19.53%) TDD
15 33 (19.53%) Defect Management
16 31 (18.34%) Windows
16 31 (18.34%) JSON
16 31 (18.34%) BDD
17 30 (17.75%) SQL
18 27 (15.98%) JavaScript
18 27 (15.98%) C#
18 27 (15.98%) System Integration Testing
19 26 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (14.79%) Automation Testing
21 24 (14.20%) Git (software)
21 24 (14.20%) Regression Testing
22 23 (13.61%) HTML
22 23 (13.61%) CSS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.10%) Apache
1 12 (7.10%) Mule
1 12 (7.10%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.37%) CMS
2 4 (2.37%) Confluence
2 4 (2.37%) Node.js
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.43%) SaaS
2 20 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.83%) PaaS
3 12 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (7.10%) Amazon S3
3 12 (7.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) SPDY
2 3 (1.78%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.18%) SAN
4 1 (0.59%) FTP
4 1 (0.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (7.10%) Couchbase
2 12 (7.10%) Hazelcast
3 11 (6.51%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.73%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.37%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (37.87%) Selenium
2 55 (32.54%) JIRA
3 24 (14.20%) Git (software)
4 20 (11.83%) Jenkins
4 20 (11.83%) Maven
5 14 (8.28%) Cucumber
5 14 (8.28%) HP UFT
5 14 (8.28%) WebDriver
6 13 (7.69%) Appium
6 13 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (7.10%) git-flow
7 12 (7.10%) Hudson
8 10 (5.92%) JMeter
9 6 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.96%) Bugzilla
10 5 (2.96%) FitNesse
11 4 (2.37%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (2.37%) ReSharper
11 4 (2.37%) Subversion
General
1 20 (11.83%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Games
2 9 (5.33%) Retail
3 7 (4.14%) Legal
4 4 (2.37%) General Ledger
4 4 (2.37%) Law
5 3 (1.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (37.28%) Analyst
2 56 (33.14%) Test Analyst
3 47 (27.81%) Tester
4 34 (20.12%) Developer
5 31 (18.34%) Automation Tester
6 28 (16.57%) Software Tester
7 23 (13.61%) Test Engineer
8 22 (13.02%) Automation Test Analyst
8 22 (13.02%) Software Developer
9 18 (10.65%) QA Engineer
10 17 (10.06%) QA Tester
11 15 (8.88%) Java Engineer
11 15 (8.88%) Software Analyst
11 15 (8.88%) Software Test Analyst
11 15 (8.88%) Test Leader
12 13 (7.69%) Software Engineer
13 12 (7.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 12 (7.10%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (7.10%) Test Automation Engineer
14 11 (6.51%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.30%) XML
2 31 (18.34%) JSON
3 23 (13.61%) CSS
3 23 (13.61%) HTML
4 18 (10.65%) Web Services
5 17 (10.06%) .NET
6 15 (8.88%) HTML5
6 15 (8.88%) SOAP
7 13 (7.69%) jQuery
8 12 (7.10%) AngularJS
8 12 (7.10%) Apache Avro
8 12 (7.10%) Apache Camel
8 12 (7.10%) Apache Thrift
8 12 (7.10%) EDI
8 12 (7.10%) JMS
8 12 (7.10%) Middleware
8 12 (7.10%) Protocol Buffers
8 12 (7.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (7.10%) ZeroMQ
9 8 (4.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Algorithms
1 12 (7.10%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.51%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.73%) User Experience
4 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.96%) iPad
6 4 (2.37%) EPoS
6 4 (2.37%) PMI
6 4 (2.37%) W3C
7 3 (1.78%) NHS
7 3 (1.78%) Online Games
8 1 (0.59%) LIMS
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.34%) Windows
2 13 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.33%) Android
4 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.78%) Linux
5 3 (1.78%) Unix
5 3 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (65.09%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (34.32%) Scrum
3 44 (26.04%) SDLC
4 42 (24.85%) Automated Testing
5 39 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 37 (21.89%) Functional Testing
7 34 (20.12%) Software Testing
8 33 (19.53%) Defect Management
8 33 (19.53%) TDD
8 33 (19.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (18.34%) BDD
10 27 (15.98%) System Integration Testing
11 26 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (14.79%) Automation Testing
13 24 (14.20%) Regression Testing
14 21 (12.43%) Manual Testing
15 20 (11.83%) Integration Testing
15 20 (11.83%) Microservices
15 20 (11.83%) SOA
16 19 (11.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.18%) Java
2 30 (17.75%) SQL
3 27 (15.98%) C#
3 27 (15.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.33%) Ruby
5 6 (3.55%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.37%) Python
6 4 (2.37%) XPath
7 2 (1.18%) PHP
7 2 (1.18%) VBScript
8 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (25.44%) ISEB
2 41 (24.26%) ISTQB
3 21 (12.43%) Degree
4 11 (6.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.37%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (47.34%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (11.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (8.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.10%) Google
2 12 (7.10%) webMethods
2 12 (7.10%) WSO2
3 11 (6.51%) Oracle
4 8 (4.73%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.55%) HP
6 5 (2.96%) Citrix
7 4 (2.37%) Ektron
8 2 (1.18%) Telerik
9 1 (0.59%) Sage
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Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Bright HR
Salary: Market related
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
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Think Money Group
Salary: Competitive
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