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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 113 72 96
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 50 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 2.66% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 3.33% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 10
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1711 1502 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.86% 79.89% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1329 1065
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (32.00%) ISEB
2 15 (30.00%) Finance
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (26.00%) HP
4 13 (26.00%) QA
5 11 (22.00%) SQL
6 10 (20.00%) Workflow
6 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (20.00%) Banking
6 10 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.00%) Oracle
7 9 (18.00%) Degree
8 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 8 (16.00%) Selenium
9 7 (14.00%) JIRA
10 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (12.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) Stress Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
11 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (10.00%) Coaching
11 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
12 4 (8.00%) Taleo
12 4 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (8.00%) Oracle iRecruitment

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (16.00%) Selenium
3 7 (14.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Billing
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Tester
4 9 (18.00%) Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Software Tester
5 8 (16.00%) QA Tester
6 6 (12.00%) Test Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) UAT Manager
7 5 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Support Specialist
9 3 (6.00%) CRM Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) EPoS
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (20.00%) Workflow
4 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (12.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Stress Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Coaching
8 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Use Case
8 4 (8.00%) CRM
8 4 (8.00%) ERP
9 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Test Planning
10 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.00%) Scrum
10 2 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) ISEB
2 9 (18.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) HP
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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