The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 11 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 90 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 2.15% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.75% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 38
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1434 1529 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.88% 78.41% 71.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1342 1071
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 17 (38.64%) ISEB
3 14 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) Finance
5 12 (27.27%) Retail
6 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (22.73%) QA
7 10 (22.73%) Selenium
7 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
8 9 (20.45%) HP
9 7 (15.91%) .NET
9 7 (15.91%) C#
9 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
10 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Workflow
10 6 (13.64%) Java
10 6 (13.64%) ERP
10 6 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (13.64%) Project Management
11 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (11.36%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (11.36%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.36%) UNIX

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (11.36%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (2.27%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) JasperReports
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Selenium
2 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
3 6 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.55%) LoadUI
6 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.55%) jMock
6 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.55%) JMeter
6 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (4.55%) JUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 19 (43.18%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) QA Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Tester
4 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) QA Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Support
7 3 (6.82%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
7 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Defect Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Release Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) CSS
2 4 (9.09%) SOAP
2 4 (9.09%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.09%) Spring
3 3 (6.82%) PostGIS
3 3 (6.82%) Middleware
3 3 (6.82%) J2EE
4 2 (4.55%) JMS
4 2 (4.55%) REST
4 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) AS400
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) UNIX
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.64%) ERP
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) Workflow
5 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Release Management
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.09%) VB
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) ISEB
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
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