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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 37 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.89% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% -
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
174 200 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 94.57% 90.09% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 161 186 100
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) JIRA
1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (47.06%) Test Management
4 8 (47.06%) Product Management
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
5 7 (41.18%) DSDM
5 7 (41.18%) Bugzilla
5 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (41.18%) Selenium
5 7 (41.18%) BDD
5 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) Bugzilla
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Tester
2 10 (58.82%) QA Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) QA Tester
4 7 (41.18%) Analyst
4 7 (41.18%) Automated Tester
4 7 (41.18%) Software Analyst
4 7 (41.18%) Software Test Analyst
4 7 (41.18%) Software Tester
4 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Product Management
2 8 (47.06%) Test Management
3 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) BDD
3 7 (41.18%) DSDM
3 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft