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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 100 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.34% 1.27% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.60% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 37
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,750 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
1651 1564 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.85% 79.43% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1358 1417
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 23 (34.85%) Software Testing
4 22 (33.33%) QA
5 21 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
6 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (25.76%) Finance
7 17 (25.76%) Integration Testing
8 16 (24.24%) HP UFT
9 14 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (19.70%) Performance Testing
11 12 (18.18%) Regression Testing
12 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (16.67%) Selenium
13 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
13 10 (15.15%) SQL
13 10 (15.15%) Windows
14 9 (13.64%) .NET
14 9 (13.64%) Test Management
14 9 (13.64%) System Testing
15 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.12%) LoadRunner
15 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
15 8 (12.12%) Workflow
16 7 (10.61%) Billing
16 7 (10.61%) MS Office
16 7 (10.61%) User Stories
16 7 (10.61%) Time Management
16 7 (10.61%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) HP UFT
2 11 (16.67%) Selenium
3 8 (12.12%) LoadRunner
4 6 (9.09%) JIRA
5 5 (7.58%) Bugzilla
5 5 (7.58%) FitNesse
6 4 (6.06%) JMeter
7 2 (3.03%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.03%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.52%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.52%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.52%) Mocha
8 1 (1.52%) NUnit
8 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.52%) Introscope
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Billing
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Analyst
2 31 (46.97%) Test Analyst
3 20 (30.30%) Tester
4 8 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 6 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Business Test Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Test Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.58%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) jQuery
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.06%) AS400
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 23 (34.85%) Software Testing
3 21 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.76%) Integration Testing
6 13 (19.70%) Performance Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.64%) Test Management
9 9 (13.64%) System Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Workflow
11 7 (10.61%) Time Management
11 7 (10.61%) User Stories
11 7 (10.61%) Manual Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 6 (9.09%) Load Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
13 5 (7.58%) CRM
13 5 (7.58%) Web Testing
13 5 (7.58%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) C
3 4 (6.06%) C#
3 4 (6.06%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.03%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) ISEB
2 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 14 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) hybris
3 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
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