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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 117 150 178
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 119 102 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 1.63% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.84% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 105 85 67
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,800 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
4678 5542 5934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 88.32% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3963 4433 4761
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,500 £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 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 29 May 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 29 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
Manchester +34 82 £37,500 +15.38% 18
Cheshire +16 19 £28,750 -12.87% 4
Lancashire +6 8 £30,000 -1.63% 2
Merseyside +4 7 £41,250 +35.24% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 164 (61.89%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (38.49%) QA
3 98 (36.98%) Selenium
4 85 (32.08%) ISTQB
5 72 (27.17%) Scrum
5 72 (27.17%) ISEB
6 71 (26.79%) Java
7 69 (26.04%) JIRA
8 67 (25.28%) Automated Testing
8 67 (25.28%) Functional Testing
9 64 (24.15%) SDLC
10 62 (23.40%) SQL
11 54 (20.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 54 (20.38%) Test Automation
12 48 (18.11%) Degree
12 48 (18.11%) Windows
13 46 (17.36%) Finance
14 45 (16.98%) Software Testing
15 44 (16.60%) XML
16 43 (16.23%) Web Services
17 41 (15.47%) BDD
18 40 (15.09%) Regression Testing
19 39 (14.72%) C#
20 38 (14.34%) TDD
20 38 (14.34%) Manual Testing
20 38 (14.34%) Defect Management
21 37 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (12.83%) Cucumber
23 33 (12.45%) JavaScript
24 32 (12.08%) .NET

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 14 (5.28%) Mule
2 13 (4.91%) Apache
2 13 (4.91%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.89%) Confluence
3 5 (1.89%) Node.js
3 5 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.02%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.75%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.75%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.38%) Demantra
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.06%) SaaS
2 23 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (7.55%) PaaS
4 13 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.53%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.02%) SPDY
2 3 (1.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.38%) DSL
3 1 (0.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.92%) Apache Cassandra
1 21 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.91%) Couchbase
2 13 (4.91%) Hazelcast
3 8 (3.02%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.89%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.13%) GIS
6 3 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.13%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.38%) MySQL
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 98 (36.98%) Selenium
2 69 (26.04%) JIRA
3 34 (12.83%) Cucumber
4 32 (12.08%) Jenkins
5 28 (10.57%) Git (software)
6 26 (9.81%) Maven
7 24 (9.06%) HP UFT
8 16 (6.04%) FitNesse
8 16 (6.04%) WebDriver
9 15 (5.66%) JMeter
9 15 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (5.28%) Appium
11 13 (4.91%) git-flow
11 13 (4.91%) Hudson
12 9 (3.40%) NUnit
13 7 (2.64%) Gradle
13 7 (2.64%) TestNG
14 6 (2.26%) JUnit
14 6 (2.26%) SoapUI
15 5 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (17.36%) Finance
2 11 (4.15%) Retail
3 7 (2.64%) Games
4 6 (2.26%) Banking
5 5 (1.89%) Legal
5 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.51%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (43.77%) Analyst
2 103 (38.87%) Test Analyst
3 93 (35.09%) Tester
4 48 (18.11%) Automation Tester
4 48 (18.11%) Software Tester
5 34 (12.83%) Developer
6 27 (10.19%) Test Engineer
7 26 (9.81%) QA Tester
8 25 (9.43%) QA Engineer
9 24 (9.06%) Software Analyst
9 24 (9.06%) Software Test Analyst
10 22 (8.30%) Software Developer
11 21 (7.92%) Test Leader
12 18 (6.79%) Automation Test Analyst
13 17 (6.42%) Java Engineer
14 15 (5.66%) Test Automation Engineer
15 14 (5.28%) QA Analyst
15 14 (5.28%) Selenium Tester
15 14 (5.28%) Software Engineer
16 13 (4.91%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.60%) XML
2 43 (16.23%) Web Services
3 32 (12.08%) .NET
3 32 (12.08%) JSON
4 30 (11.32%) HTML
5 27 (10.19%) CSS
6 18 (6.79%) SOAP
7 15 (5.66%) HTML5
8 13 (4.91%) Apache Avro
8 13 (4.91%) Apache Camel
8 13 (4.91%) Apache Thrift
8 13 (4.91%) EDI
8 13 (4.91%) JMS
8 13 (4.91%) jQuery
8 13 (4.91%) Middleware
8 13 (4.91%) Protocol Buffers
8 13 (4.91%) ZeroMQ
9 12 (4.53%) AngularJS
9 12 (4.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (4.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.17%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.91%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.02%) iPad
5 8 (3.02%) User Experience
6 4 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.51%) EPoS
6 4 (1.51%) PMI
7 3 (1.13%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.13%) FMCG
7 3 (1.13%) NHS
7 3 (1.13%) Online Games
7 3 (1.13%) W3C
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) LIMS
9 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.11%) Windows
2 18 (6.79%) Android
3 17 (6.42%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.77%) Linux
5 8 (3.02%) Unix
5 8 (3.02%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (61.89%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (27.17%) Scrum
3 67 (25.28%) Automated Testing
3 67 (25.28%) Functional Testing
4 64 (24.15%) SDLC
5 54 (20.38%) Test Automation
5 54 (20.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (16.98%) Software Testing
7 41 (15.47%) BDD
8 40 (15.09%) Regression Testing
9 38 (14.34%) Defect Management
9 38 (14.34%) Manual Testing
9 38 (14.34%) TDD
10 37 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (12.08%) Automation Testing
12 30 (11.32%) System Integration Testing
13 23 (8.68%) Workflow
14 22 (8.30%) Integration Testing
14 22 (8.30%) Waterfall
14 22 (8.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (26.79%) Java
2 62 (23.40%) SQL
3 39 (14.72%) C#
4 33 (12.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.77%) Ruby
6 7 (2.64%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.89%) Python
8 4 (1.51%) PHP
8 4 (1.51%) XPath
9 2 (0.75%) ABAP
9 2 (0.75%) VB
9 2 (0.75%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) C++
10 1 (0.38%) Groovy
10 1 (0.38%) RPG
10 1 (0.38%) Scala
10 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (32.08%) ISTQB
2 72 (27.17%) ISEB
3 48 (18.11%) Degree
4 27 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.15%) HND
6 4 (1.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (38.49%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.30%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.04%) Oracle
3 13 (4.91%) webMethods
3 13 (4.91%) WSO2
4 12 (4.53%) Google
5 9 (3.40%) HP
6 8 (3.02%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.02%) Telerik
7 4 (1.51%) Ektron
8 3 (1.13%) SAP
9 2 (0.75%) Citrix
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
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Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Raytheon
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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