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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 33 67 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 3.11% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 3.84% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 67 26
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,540 £50,000
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
1823 1746 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.10% 80.98% 69.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1573 1015
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 18 (32.14%) ISEB
2 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) QA
4 16 (28.57%) HP
4 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (26.79%) Oracle
6 13 (23.21%) Automated Testing
6 13 (23.21%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (21.43%) Selenium
8 11 (19.64%) Workflow
8 11 (19.64%) Retail
8 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
8 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
9 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
10 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (14.29%) Banking
12 7 (12.50%) C#
12 7 (12.50%) .NET
12 7 (12.50%) Project Management
12 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (12.50%) WebDriver
12 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
13 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
13 6 (10.71%) ERP
13 6 (10.71%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (10.71%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (10.71%) Oracle iRecruitment

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (10.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) JasperReports
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Selenium
2 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.93%) JIRA
5 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) jMock
6 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.57%) JMeter
6 2 (3.57%) JUnit
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.57%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Retail
3 8 (14.29%) Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Back Office
6 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
1 19 (33.93%) Test Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Tester
3 9 (16.07%) QA Tester
3 9 (16.07%) QA Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) UAT Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) UAT Test Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) SOAP
3 3 (5.36%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
3 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.36%) Spring
4 2 (3.57%) REST
4 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) JMS
4 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) EPoS
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) AS400
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (23.21%) Automated Testing
4 11 (19.64%) Workflow
5 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 6 (10.71%) Manual Testing
7 6 (10.71%) ERP
8 5 (8.93%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Stress Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Coaching
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) ISEB
2 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) HP
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
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