The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 21 40
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 0.75% 7.69% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 8.03% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Median salary £37,000 £32,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.84% +47.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  

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 Stockport with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 252 137 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 94.03% 95.80% 90.66%
Number of salaries quoted 230 124 155
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -0.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 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 in Stockport.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Stockport

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Stockport over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA