The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 17 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - 5.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
54 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 80.60% 84.62% 79.03%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 46
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Salford

Test Scripting
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) Migration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft