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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 125 119 163
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 69 71 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.92% 1.98% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.21% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 21
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £80,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
3181 3208 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.53% 89.56% 85.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 2647 2662
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +5 9 £32,500 +10.16%
Altrincham +4 3 £37,500 +78.57%
Bolton - 1 £27,500 - 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 90 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (41.56%) Selenium
3 54 (35.06%) ISTQB
4 53 (34.42%) QA
5 52 (33.77%) SDLC
6 43 (27.92%) C#
6 43 (27.92%) Automated Testing
7 42 (27.27%) Scrum
8 39 (25.32%) Windows
9 38 (24.68%) SQL
10 37 (24.03%) JIRA
11 36 (23.38%) Java
12 35 (22.73%) ISEB
12 35 (22.73%) Functional Testing
13 32 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (19.48%) Test Automation
15 29 (18.83%) Regression Testing
15 29 (18.83%) Automation Testing
16 28 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
17 25 (16.23%) Web Services
17 25 (16.23%) User Acceptance Testing
18 24 (15.58%) CSS
18 24 (15.58%) JavaScript
18 24 (15.58%) HTML
19 23 (14.94%) JMeter
19 23 (14.94%) Software Testing
20 22 (14.29%) Manual Testing
21 21 (13.64%) Android
21 21 (13.64%) BDD
21 21 (13.64%) Apple iOS

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 7 (4.55%) CMS
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.65%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) CICS
3 1 (0.65%) Mule
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.65%) Demantra
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.55%) SaaS
3 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.65%) GitHub
4 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Firewall
1 1 (0.65%) FTP
1 1 (0.65%) HTTP
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) SPDY
1 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (3.25%) SQLPlus
2 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.65%) MS Access
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (41.56%) Selenium
2 37 (24.03%) JIRA
3 23 (14.94%) JMeter
4 21 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 15 (9.74%) Gradle
5 15 (9.74%) NUnit
5 15 (9.74%) TestNG
6 10 (6.49%) Cucumber
6 10 (6.49%) WebDriver
7 9 (5.84%) Appium
8 6 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
9 5 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (2.60%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (2.60%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.60%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.60%) Subversion
11 3 (1.95%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (11.69%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Games
3 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 4 (2.60%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.95%) Banking
5 3 (1.95%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (35.71%) Tester
2 54 (35.06%) Analyst
3 45 (29.22%) Test Analyst
4 28 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 25 (16.23%) Automation Tester
6 23 (14.94%) Test Engineer
7 21 (13.64%) QA Tester
7 21 (13.64%) Test Leader
8 19 (12.34%) QA Engineer
9 14 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
10 13 (8.44%) Test Automation Engineer
11 12 (7.79%) Developer
11 12 (7.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 11 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 11 (7.14%) Software Analyst
12 11 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
13 10 (6.49%) Java Automation Tester
14 9 (5.84%) Agile Test Analyst
14 9 (5.84%) Agile Tester
14 9 (5.84%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.23%) Web Services
2 24 (15.58%) CSS
2 24 (15.58%) HTML
3 17 (11.04%) .NET
4 15 (9.74%) DOM
4 15 (9.74%) Silverlight
5 13 (8.44%) XML
6 9 (5.84%) JSON
7 8 (5.19%) HTML5
8 6 (3.90%) jQuery
9 5 (3.25%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (3.25%) SOAP
9 5 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.60%) ADO.NET
10 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (2.60%) Node.js
10 4 (2.60%) REST
10 4 (2.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.79%) iPad
3 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.95%) Online Games
5 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.65%) CESG
6 1 (0.65%) LIMS
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.32%) Windows
2 21 (13.64%) Android
2 21 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 15 (9.74%) Linux
4 8 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.60%) Unix
6 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.77%) SDLC
3 43 (27.92%) Automated Testing
4 42 (27.27%) Scrum
5 35 (22.73%) Functional Testing
6 32 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (19.48%) Test Automation
8 29 (18.83%) Automation Testing
8 29 (18.83%) Regression Testing
9 28 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
10 25 (16.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (14.94%) Software Testing
12 22 (14.29%) Manual Testing
13 21 (13.64%) BDD
13 21 (13.64%) TDD
14 20 (12.99%) Process Improvement
15 18 (11.69%) Integration Testing
16 17 (11.04%) Compatibility Testing
16 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (11.04%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.92%) C#
2 38 (24.68%) SQL
3 36 (23.38%) Java
4 24 (15.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.60%) Ruby
6 4 (2.60%) XPath
7 2 (1.30%) VBScript
8 1 (0.65%) COBOL
8 1 (0.65%) JCL
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (35.06%) ISTQB
2 35 (22.73%) ISEB
3 13 (8.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (7.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (34.42%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (10.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 20 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.14%) Oracle
3 6 (3.90%) HP
4 4 (2.60%) Ektron
5 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) webMethods
5 1 (0.65%) WSO2
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + negotiable, excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
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Freshfields
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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Raytheon
Posted: 26 days ago
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Raytheon
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