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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 12 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 9.38% 13.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% 14.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
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
14 67 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 43.75% 89.33% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 57 61
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 6 (85.71%) QA Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
3 5 (71.43%) High Availability
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) HND
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Telerik
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) Gerrit
6 2 (28.57%) Appium
6 2 (28.57%) API Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (28.57%) Mercurial

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Appium
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Gerrit
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) QA Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) QA Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
3 5 (71.43%) High Availability
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) API Testing
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) OWASP
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Telerik