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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 130 154 148
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 52 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 0.72% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.87% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 22 29
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £48,850 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
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
2922 3225 3471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.07% 82.65% 81.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2421 2616 3016
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 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 8 £40,000 -18.36%
Wigan +7 3 £33,000 +73.68%
Altrincham - 2 £27,000 - 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 68 (53.13%) QA
2 50 (39.06%) Automated Testing
3 49 (38.28%) SQL
4 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (35.16%) Finance
6 43 (33.59%) ISTQB
7 42 (32.81%) Selenium
8 35 (27.34%) Software Testing
9 33 (25.78%) SDLC
10 31 (24.22%) Test Automation
11 30 (23.44%) Regression Testing
12 28 (21.88%) ISEB
12 28 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (21.09%) Android
13 27 (21.09%) Apple iOS
13 27 (21.09%) Degree
13 27 (21.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (18.75%) .NET
15 23 (17.97%) Java
16 21 (16.41%) C#
17 20 (15.63%) Oracle
17 20 (15.63%) Scrum
18 19 (14.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 19 (14.84%) Test Management
18 19 (14.84%) Manual Testing
19 18 (14.06%) XML
20 17 (13.28%) Banking
20 17 (13.28%) Retail
20 17 (13.28%) Functional Testing
20 17 (13.28%) Test Strategy

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (0.78%) SAS
1 1 (0.78%) CMS
1 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) xDSL
2 1 (0.78%) ADSL2
2 1 (0.78%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (32.81%) Selenium
2 15 (11.72%) JIRA
3 11 (8.59%) WatiN
3 11 (8.59%) HP UFT
4 9 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.25%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.13%) WebLOAD
7 3 (2.34%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.56%) QAComplete
8 2 (1.56%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.56%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.78%) JUnit
9 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.78%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.78%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (35.16%) Finance
2 17 (13.28%) Banking
2 17 (13.28%) Retail
3 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.56%) Law
4 2 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (39.84%) Tester
2 46 (35.94%) Analyst
3 40 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 35 (27.34%) Software Tester
5 15 (11.72%) Test Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) QA Tester
6 11 (8.59%) Automated Tester
7 9 (7.03%) Test Manager
8 8 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Junior
9 6 (4.69%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Oracle Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Graduate
10 5 (3.91%) Graduate Software Tester
10 5 (3.91%) Head of Testing
11 4 (3.13%) QA Leader
12 3 (2.34%) Functional Test Engineer
12 3 (2.34%) Software Test Analyst
12 3 (2.34%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.34%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.75%) .NET
2 18 (14.06%) XML
3 8 (6.25%) Web Services
4 3 (2.34%) HTML
4 3 (2.34%) J2EE
4 3 (2.34%) ODBC
5 1 (0.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.59%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.09%) Android
1 27 (21.09%) Apple iOS
2 15 (11.72%) Windows
3 4 (3.13%) UNIX
4 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.06%) Automated Testing
2 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (27.34%) Software Testing
4 33 (25.78%) SDLC
5 31 (24.22%) Test Automation
6 30 (23.44%) Regression Testing
7 27 (21.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (15.63%) Scrum
9 19 (14.84%) Test Management
9 19 (14.84%) Manual Testing
10 17 (13.28%) Test Strategy
10 17 (13.28%) Functional Testing
11 16 (12.50%) ITIL
12 14 (10.94%) Project Management
12 14 (10.94%) Validation
12 14 (10.94%) Business Analysis
13 13 (10.16%) System Integration Testing
14 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (8.59%) Integration Testing
15 11 (8.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.28%) SQL
2 23 (17.97%) Java
3 21 (16.41%) C#
4 11 (8.59%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.13%) C++
5 4 (3.13%) C
6 3 (2.34%) VB
7 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (33.59%) ISTQB
2 28 (21.88%) ISEB
3 27 (21.09%) Degree
4 19 (14.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (8.59%) HND
6 10 (7.81%) CISSP
6 10 (7.81%) CISA
7 5 (3.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (53.13%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Oracle
2 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.59%) Telerik
3 9 (7.03%) HP
4 3 (2.34%) VMware
5 2 (1.56%) Capita
6 1 (0.78%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.78%) Alterian
6 1 (0.78%) Trillium
6 1 (0.78%) Unisys
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