The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 1.35% - 10.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% - 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Salford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 59 15 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 79.73% 48.39% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 11 54
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,205 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting 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 in Salford.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Games
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Confluence
3 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Online Games
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (50.00%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) HTML

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Gatling
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
1 3 (50.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ForgeRock
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore