The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.86% - 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £32,750 - £25,500
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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 140 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 81.47% 74.07% 88.58%
Number of salaries quoted 165 131 191
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Stockport

Test Scripting
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft