The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Salford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 3.09% 1.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 1.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £49,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 83.51% 77.22% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 47 45
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Manchester

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 29 July 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Firebug
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (11.11%) Migration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Firebug
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft