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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 135 157
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 85 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.52% 1.49% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.69% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76 33 28
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,200 £47,950
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
2973 2892 3283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.25% 88.09% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 2366 2695
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 26 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 26 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 +19 7 £32,500 +47.72%
Salford +8 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wigan +12 1 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Altrincham +9 1 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Bury - 1 £27,500 - 1
Test Scripting
North West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 109 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (42.11%) QA
3 66 (38.60%) Selenium
4 58 (33.92%) Scrum
5 50 (29.24%) Java
6 49 (28.65%) JIRA
7 45 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 45 (26.32%) SDLC
8 43 (25.15%) ISTQB
9 42 (24.56%) Functional Testing
10 41 (23.98%) ISEB
11 35 (20.47%) XML
12 34 (19.88%) Windows
13 33 (19.30%) SQL
14 32 (18.71%) C#
15 31 (18.13%) TDD
15 31 (18.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (18.13%) Test Automation
15 31 (18.13%) BDD
16 30 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (17.54%) JSON
16 30 (17.54%) System Integration Testing
17 29 (16.96%) Defect Management
18 27 (15.79%) Regression Testing
18 27 (15.79%) JavaScript
19 26 (15.20%) HTML
19 26 (15.20%) CSS
19 26 (15.20%) Software Testing
20 24 (14.04%) SaaS
20 24 (14.04%) Git (software)

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 (7.02%) Apache
1 12 (7.02%) Mule
1 12 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.34%) CMS
3 4 (2.34%) Confluence
3 4 (2.34%) Node.js
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.58%) Demantra
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.04%) SaaS
2 20 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.70%) PaaS
3 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (7.02%) Amazon S3
4 12 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (4.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) SPDY
2 3 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (7.02%) Couchbase
2 12 (7.02%) Hazelcast
3 8 (4.68%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.92%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.58%) MySQL
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (38.60%) Selenium
2 49 (28.65%) JIRA
3 24 (14.04%) Git (software)
3 24 (14.04%) Jenkins
4 20 (11.70%) Maven
5 15 (8.77%) JMeter
6 14 (8.19%) Appium
7 13 (7.60%) Cucumber
8 12 (7.02%) git-flow
8 12 (7.02%) Hudson
9 11 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (6.43%) WebDriver
10 10 (5.85%) HP UFT
11 7 (4.09%) Gradle
11 7 (4.09%) NUnit
11 7 (4.09%) TestNG
12 5 (2.92%) FitNesse
12 5 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (2.34%) Bugzilla
13 4 (2.34%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Retail
3 7 (4.09%) Games
4 5 (2.92%) Legal
5 4 (2.34%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.17%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (35.09%) Analyst
2 52 (30.41%) Test Analyst
3 48 (28.07%) Tester
4 31 (18.13%) Developer
5 28 (16.37%) Automation Tester
6 24 (14.04%) Software Tester
7 22 (12.87%) Software Developer
8 21 (12.28%) QA Engineer
8 21 (12.28%) QA Tester
8 21 (12.28%) Test Engineer
9 20 (11.70%) Test Leader
10 15 (8.77%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (8.77%) Java Engineer
11 13 (7.60%) Software Engineer
12 12 (7.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 12 (7.02%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (6.43%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 11 (6.43%) SOA Developer
13 11 (6.43%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.47%) XML
2 30 (17.54%) JSON
3 26 (15.20%) CSS
3 26 (15.20%) HTML
4 19 (11.11%) Web Services
5 17 (9.94%) .NET
6 15 (8.77%) HTML5
6 15 (8.77%) SOAP
7 13 (7.60%) jQuery
8 12 (7.02%) AngularJS
8 12 (7.02%) Apache Avro
8 12 (7.02%) Apache Camel
8 12 (7.02%) Apache Thrift
8 12 (7.02%) EDI
8 12 (7.02%) JMS
8 12 (7.02%) Middleware
8 12 (7.02%) Protocol Buffers
8 12 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (7.02%) ZeroMQ
9 8 (4.68%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.02%) Algorithms
2 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.68%) iPad
3 8 (4.68%) User Experience
4 5 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.34%) PMI
6 3 (1.75%) EPoS
6 3 (1.75%) NHS
6 3 (1.75%) Online Games
6 3 (1.75%) W3C
7 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.88%) Windows
2 17 (9.94%) Apple iOS
3 13 (7.60%) Android
4 7 (4.09%) Linux
5 6 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.75%) Unix
6 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.92%) Scrum
3 45 (26.32%) Automated Testing
3 45 (26.32%) SDLC
4 42 (24.56%) Functional Testing
5 31 (18.13%) BDD
5 31 (18.13%) TDD
5 31 (18.13%) Test Automation
5 31 (18.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (17.54%) System Integration Testing
7 29 (16.96%) Defect Management
8 27 (15.79%) Regression Testing
9 26 (15.20%) Software Testing
10 23 (13.45%) Automation Testing
11 22 (12.87%) Integration Testing
12 21 (12.28%) Process Improvement
13 20 (11.70%) Manual Testing
13 20 (11.70%) Microservices
13 20 (11.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (29.24%) Java
2 33 (19.30%) SQL
3 32 (18.71%) C#
4 27 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.26%) Ruby
6 7 (4.09%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.34%) Python
7 4 (2.34%) XPath
8 2 (1.17%) VBScript
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (25.15%) ISTQB
2 41 (23.98%) ISEB
3 20 (11.70%) Degree
4 12 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.34%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (42.11%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (11.70%) Docker
2 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.02%) Google
2 12 (7.02%) Oracle
2 12 (7.02%) webMethods
2 12 (7.02%) WSO2
3 8 (4.68%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.51%) HP
5 4 (2.34%) Ektron
6 2 (1.17%) Citrix
6 2 (1.17%) Telerik
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