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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 120 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.22% 2.09% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.45% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 18
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
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
2056 1551 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.46% 85.22% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1246 1411
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 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,000 £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 31 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (43.75%) Defect Management
3 18 (37.50%) QA
4 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 14 (29.17%) Test Management
5 14 (29.17%) Finance
5 14 (29.17%) ISEB
5 14 (29.17%) C#
6 13 (27.08%) ISTQB
6 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
7 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (22.92%) Test Planning
8 11 (22.92%) Degree
9 10 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (20.83%) ITIL
10 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (18.75%) JIRA
10 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
10 9 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.67%) SQL
11 8 (16.67%) Games
12 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.58%) PHP
12 7 (14.58%) .NET
12 7 (14.58%) Web Services
12 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) ATM
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (12.50%) Data Mart
1 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (12.50%) OLAP
1 6 (12.50%) Power BI
1 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 6 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (12.50%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.33%) Zephyr
4 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.08%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Games
3 4 (8.33%) Local Government
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Test Leader
3 10 (20.83%) UAT Lead
3 10 (20.83%) UAT Test Lead
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Report Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Report Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Tester
7 4 (8.33%) Content Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Junior
7 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
1 7 (14.58%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) MDX
2 6 (12.50%) SOAP
2 6 (12.50%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) XSL
3 2 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (43.75%) Defect Management
3 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Test Management
5 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
6 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (22.92%) Test Planning
8 10 (20.83%) ITIL
9 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Data Management
11 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 6 (12.50%) ETL
11 6 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) PHP
4 6 (12.50%) VB
5 3 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) ISEB
2 13 (27.08%) ISTQB
3 11 (22.92%) Degree
4 10 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) hybris
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36047.00 - £39180.90 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago