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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 12 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 18.18% 5.56% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.22% 6.56% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 61 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 81.82% 84.72% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 14
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £34,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (92.31%) Telerik
1 12 (92.31%) Regression Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Workflow
1 12 (92.31%) Automated Testing
1 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) PL/SQL
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
1 12 (92.31%) HND
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
1 12 (92.31%) QA
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) XML
1 12 (92.31%) JIRA
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
1 12 (92.31%) WatiN
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) JIRA
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
1 12 (92.31%) WatiN
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Tester
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (30.77%) QA Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Automated Testing
1 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Regression Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) PL/SQL
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) HND
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Telerik