The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 122 112 157
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +45
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 156 147 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.49% 2.44% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.79% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 131 129 86
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Test Scripting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5517 5266 6422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.15% 87.53% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4628 4309 5506
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,091 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the North West region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the North West

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the North West

Test Scripting
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Manchester +3 109 £40,000 +12.67% 20
Cheshire +19 32 £32,750 -0.75% 3
Lancashire -17 12 £41,250 +37.50% 1
Merseyside -19 2 £29,750 -15.00% 3
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 183 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (39.67%) QA
3 118 (39.33%) Selenium
4 89 (29.67%) Automated Testing
5 87 (29.00%) SDLC
6 81 (27.00%) ISEB
7 66 (22.00%) Regression Testing
8 65 (21.67%) Test Automation
9 64 (21.33%) Manual Testing
9 64 (21.33%) Scrum
10 63 (21.00%) Finance
11 62 (20.67%) SQL
11 62 (20.67%) ISTQB
12 60 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 58 (19.33%) C#
14 57 (19.00%) JIRA
15 53 (17.67%) Java
15 53 (17.67%) Windows
16 52 (17.33%) Cucumber
17 47 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing
18 45 (15.00%) Defect Management
19 44 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (13.33%) BDD
21 39 (13.00%) TDD
22 36 (12.00%) SAP
23 35 (11.67%) Automation Testing
24 33 (11.00%) Process Improvement
25 32 (10.67%) HP Quality Center
25 32 (10.67%) .NET
26 28 (9.33%) Degree

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (2.00%) CMS
2 4 (1.33%) CICS
3 3 (1.00%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.00%) JBoss
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) HipChat
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.67%) SAP CO
1 17 (5.67%) SAP FI
1 17 (5.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.00%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.00%) SAP SCM
3 3 (1.00%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.67%) Demantra
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.00%) GitHub
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.33%) Firewall
1 4 (1.33%) FTP
1 4 (1.33%) HTTP
1 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.33%) DSL
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 11 (3.67%) MySQL
4 9 (3.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 6 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.33%) DB2
7 4 (1.33%) MS Access
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.00%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 118 (39.33%) Selenium
2 57 (19.00%) JIRA
3 52 (17.33%) Cucumber
4 25 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 22 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 18 (6.00%) Jenkins
7 18 (6.00%) WebDriver
8 14 (4.67%) JMeter
9 12 (4.00%) MSTest
10 10 (3.33%) LoadRunner
10 10 (3.33%) NUnit
11 9 (3.00%) FitNesse
11 9 (3.00%) Gradle
11 9 (3.00%) SpecFlow
11 9 (3.00%) TestNG
12 8 (2.67%) Fiddler
13 5 (1.67%) Toad
14 4 (1.33%) Capybara
14 4 (1.33%) Firebug
General
1 63 (21.00%) Finance
2 18 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.33%) Banking
3 10 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.00%) Retail
5 7 (2.33%) Military
6 4 (1.33%) Electronics
6 4 (1.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.00%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 126 (42.00%) Analyst
2 109 (36.33%) Tester
3 107 (35.67%) Test Analyst
4 54 (18.00%) Software Tester
5 51 (17.00%) Test Engineer
6 40 (13.33%) QA Tester
7 37 (12.33%) Automation Tester
8 34 (11.33%) QA Analyst
9 33 (11.00%) QA Test Analyst
10 29 (9.67%) Software Analyst
10 29 (9.67%) Software Test Analyst
11 26 (8.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 23 (7.67%) Developer
13 20 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
14 17 (5.67%) Automation Test Analyst
15 15 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 14 (4.67%) QA Engineer
16 14 (4.67%) SAP Developer
17 12 (4.00%) Consultant
17 12 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.67%) .NET
2 26 (8.67%) Web Services
3 21 (7.00%) Gherkin
4 16 (5.33%) .NET Framework
4 16 (5.33%) HTML
5 14 (4.67%) CSS
5 14 (4.67%) XML
6 13 (4.33%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.00%) DOM
7 9 (3.00%) Silverlight
7 9 (3.00%) SOAP
8 4 (1.33%) ISPF
9 3 (1.00%) J2EE
9 3 (1.00%) JSTL
9 3 (1.00%) Node.js
9 3 (1.00%) REST
9 3 (1.00%) Spring
10 2 (0.67%) Struts
11 1 (0.33%) jQuery
11 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.33%) Data Conversion
2 20 (6.67%) iPad
3 18 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.33%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.33%) FMCG
6 8 (2.67%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.67%) User Experience
8 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.33%) Fintech
8 4 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.33%) VSAM
9 3 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.67%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.33%) CESG
11 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.67%) Windows
2 25 (8.33%) Android
2 25 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 18 (6.00%) Linux
4 10 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.33%) Unix
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (29.67%) Automated Testing
3 87 (29.00%) SDLC
4 66 (22.00%) Regression Testing
5 65 (21.67%) Test Automation
6 64 (21.33%) Manual Testing
6 64 (21.33%) Scrum
7 60 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 47 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 45 (15.00%) Defect Management
10 44 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (13.33%) BDD
12 39 (13.00%) TDD
13 35 (11.67%) Automation Testing
14 33 (11.00%) Process Improvement
15 27 (9.00%) System Integration Testing
16 25 (8.33%) Configuration Management
17 23 (7.67%) Validation
18 22 (7.33%) Functional Testing
19 21 (7.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.67%) SQL
2 58 (19.33%) C#
3 53 (17.67%) Java
4 18 (6.00%) Python
5 13 (4.33%) C
5 13 (4.33%) C++
5 13 (4.33%) Perl
6 10 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.67%) JCL
8 7 (2.33%) ABAP
9 5 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.33%) COBOL
11 3 (1.00%) Scala
11 3 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.67%) Ruby
13 1 (0.33%) Groovy
13 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (27.00%) ISEB
2 62 (20.67%) ISTQB
3 28 (9.33%) Degree
4 26 (8.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (5.67%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 14 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (39.67%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 7 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.33%) RACF
2 4 (1.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 32 (10.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (12.00%) SAP
2 25 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.67%) Oracle
4 9 (3.00%) HP
5 7 (2.33%) VMware
6 4 (1.33%) Cognizant
6 4 (1.33%) IBM
7 3 (1.00%) hybris
7 3 (1.00%) Telerik
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £150 - £175 per annum + 37000
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18.000 - £28.000 per annum
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Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + FlexiTime,Pension
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Benefits
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
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SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
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Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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North West
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Life Insurance
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Wigan
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People Source Consulting
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