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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 110 94 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 1.71% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.13% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 25
Average salary £33,133 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.64% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,400 £29,126
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,000 £52,500
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
1728 1457 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.96% 80.32% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1289 1043
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (48.72%) QA
2 18 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
4 12 (30.77%) C#
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (25.64%) Test Management
5 10 (25.64%) JIRA
5 10 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (25.64%) Test Planning
6 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 9 (23.08%) ISEB
7 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.51%) Regression Testing
7 8 (20.51%) VB
7 8 (20.51%) .NET
7 8 (20.51%) Degree
7 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
9 6 (15.38%) OLAP
9 6 (15.38%) PHP
9 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
9 6 (15.38%) Snowflake Schema
9 6 (15.38%) Star Schema

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (15.38%) Data Mart
2 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.38%) OLAP
2 6 (15.38%) Power BI
2 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) Snowflake Schema
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (15.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.26%) Selenium
3 4 (10.26%) Zephyr
4 3 (7.69%) JMeter
4 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Local Government
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Tester
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Report Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Report Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Tester
6 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Test Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) UAT Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Performance Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) MDX
2 6 (15.38%) SOAP
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) XSL
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) DCOM
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) PMI
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.64%) Test Management
4 10 (25.64%) Test Planning
5 8 (20.51%) Regression Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 6 (15.38%) ETL
7 6 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Refactoring
8 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.82%) Workflow
9 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) C#
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) VB
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (23.08%) ISEB
2 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 8 (20.51%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) OpenView
2 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) hybris
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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