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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 89 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 40 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.22% 1.11% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.40% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 29
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,126 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £55,000
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
1506 1432 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.43% 79.25% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1248 1115
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 £28,150 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (46.97%) ISEB
2 23 (34.85%) QA
3 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
5 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
7 14 (21.21%) Finance
8 13 (19.70%) Time Management
8 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 12 (18.18%) SQL
10 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 11 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 10 (15.15%) Degree
11 10 (15.15%) Windows
11 10 (15.15%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (13.64%) Selenium
13 8 (12.12%) Billing
13 8 (12.12%) JIRA
13 8 (12.12%) Functional Testing
14 7 (10.61%) Workflow
14 7 (10.61%) LoadRunner
14 7 (10.61%) CRM
14 7 (10.61%) Dynamics CRM
14 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
14 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
14 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy
15 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (13.64%) Selenium
3 8 (12.12%) JIRA
4 7 (10.61%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.58%) Subversion
6 3 (4.55%) JMeter
6 3 (4.55%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.03%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.52%) NUnit
8 1 (1.52%) Mocha
8 1 (1.52%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.52%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.52%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.52%) VectorCAST
8 1 (1.52%) CANoe
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Billing
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Analyst
2 27 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 16 (24.24%) Tester
4 8 (12.12%) Consultant
4 8 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) CRM Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 6 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Test Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) Test Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) Automated Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.03%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
4 13 (19.70%) Time Management
5 12 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 11 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.12%) Functional Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.61%) Workflow
9 7 (10.61%) CRM
9 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.58%) Manual Testing
11 5 (7.58%) System Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Load Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) C
3 3 (4.55%) C#
3 3 (4.55%) C++
3 3 (4.55%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.52%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) ISEB
2 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.15%) Degree
4 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.85%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) FATCA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) HP
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago