The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 88 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.15% 1.10% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.37% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 29
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £25,400 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1478 1464 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.50% 80.35% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1296 1093
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 37 (51.39%) ISEB
2 26 (36.11%) QA
3 25 (34.72%) Software Testing
4 24 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (20.83%) Finance
7 15 (20.83%) Time Management
7 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (19.44%) Regression Testing
9 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
10 12 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 12 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 12 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 11 (15.28%) SQL
11 11 (15.28%) Degree
12 10 (13.89%) JIRA
12 10 (13.89%) Billing
12 10 (13.89%) Windows
12 10 (13.89%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (13.89%) Workflow
13 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
13 9 (12.50%) Selenium
14 8 (11.11%) Functional Testing
14 8 (11.11%) LoadRunner
15 7 (9.72%) CRM
15 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
15 7 (9.72%) Dynamics CRM

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) JIRA
1 10 (13.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (12.50%) Selenium
3 8 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.94%) Subversion
5 4 (5.56%) FitNesse
6 3 (4.17%) Bugzilla
6 3 (4.17%) JMeter
7 2 (2.78%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.39%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.39%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.39%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.39%) VectorCAST
8 1 (1.39%) Mocha
8 1 (1.39%) NUnit
8 1 (1.39%) CANoe
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Billing
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Games
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Analyst
2 30 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 19 (26.39%) Tester
4 10 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) CRM Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.94%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Test Specialist
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Test Specialist
10 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) Business Test Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) Automated Test Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) Technical Support
11 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Software Testing
2 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (20.83%) Time Management
5 14 (19.44%) Regression Testing
6 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
7 12 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 12 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.89%) Workflow
9 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.11%) Functional Testing
11 7 (9.72%) CRM
11 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.72%) Test Strategy
12 6 (8.33%) Manual Testing
13 5 (6.94%) System Testing
13 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
13 5 (6.94%) Web Testing
13 5 (6.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.28%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) C
4 4 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.39%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (51.39%) ISEB
2 24 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (15.28%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (36.11%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.39%) COBIT
2 1 (1.39%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Childcare Vouchers,
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago