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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 113 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 34 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 1.37% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.60% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 23
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
2024 1748 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.62% 85.27% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1430 1395
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) QA
3 26 (45.61%) Defect Management
4 25 (43.86%) Finance
5 23 (40.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (29.82%) Test Management
6 17 (29.82%) ISEB
7 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
8 15 (26.32%) ISTQB
8 15 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
9 13 (22.81%) Regression Testing
10 11 (19.30%) Functional Testing
10 11 (19.30%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (17.54%) Degree
11 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (17.54%) ITIL
12 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (15.79%) Test Planning
13 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (14.04%) JIRA
13 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
13 8 (14.04%) Games
14 7 (12.28%) C#
14 7 (12.28%) HP UFT
14 7 (12.28%) Selenium
14 7 (12.28%) Performance Testing
15 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
15 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
15 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) ATM
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MS Access
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 7 (12.28%) HP UFT
2 7 (12.28%) Selenium
3 5 (8.77%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.51%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.75%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Games
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Local Government
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Analyst
2 24 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 15 (26.32%) Test Leader
4 11 (19.30%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) UAT Lead
5 10 (17.54%) UAT Test Lead
6 6 (10.53%) Test Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Tester
8 4 (7.02%) Content Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Junior
8 4 (7.02%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Software Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Automation Tester
10 2 (3.51%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) AS400
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) EPoS
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Defect Management
3 23 (40.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (29.82%) Test Management
5 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
6 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 15 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 13 (22.81%) Regression Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Functional Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (17.54%) ITIL
10 9 (15.79%) Test Planning
11 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
12 7 (12.28%) Performance Testing
13 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing
13 6 (10.53%) SDLC
13 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
13 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
13 6 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) PHP
3 5 (8.77%) Java
4 4 (7.02%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) ISEB
2 15 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 10 (17.54%) Degree
3 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (49.12%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Serena
2 3 (5.26%) HP
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) hybris
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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