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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 109 111 129
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 32 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.38% 1.08% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.26% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 11
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2043 1664 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.21% 85.95% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1516 1399 1730
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 38 (59.38%) QA
2 30 (46.88%) Automated Testing
2 30 (46.88%) Finance
3 26 (40.63%) SDLC
4 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (35.94%) ISEB
6 22 (34.38%) ISTQB
7 19 (29.69%) HP UFT
8 18 (28.13%) Wealth Management
8 18 (28.13%) Manual Testing
9 16 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
11 14 (21.88%) Functional Testing
12 13 (20.31%) Selenium
12 13 (20.31%) Performance Testing
13 12 (18.75%) SQL
13 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
14 11 (17.19%) Test Management
15 10 (15.63%) Integration Testing
15 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
15 10 (15.63%) Java
15 10 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (14.06%) Test Strategy
16 9 (14.06%) Automation Testing
16 9 (14.06%) Oracle
16 9 (14.06%) V-Model
17 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
17 8 (12.50%) Defect Management
18 7 (10.94%) Driving Licence

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) HP UFT
2 16 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 13 (20.31%) Selenium
4 7 (10.94%) SoapUI
5 5 (7.81%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.25%) JIRA
6 4 (6.25%) JMeter
7 2 (3.13%) eggPlant
7 2 (3.13%) JBehave
7 2 (3.13%) JUnit
7 2 (3.13%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.13%) Subversion
7 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.13%) TestNG
7 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.13%) WATIR
7 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Analyst
2 45 (70.31%) Test Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Test Leader
6 6 (9.38%) QA Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Software Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Test Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.69%) QA Leader
9 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Tester
10 2 (3.13%) Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Automation Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Developer
10 2 (3.13%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) J2EE
3 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.69%) SOAP
4 2 (3.13%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.56%) BAPI
5 1 (1.56%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.56%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Fintech
3 2 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (1.56%) EPoS
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Unix
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Automated Testing
2 26 (40.63%) SDLC
3 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (28.13%) Manual Testing
4 18 (28.13%) Wealth Management
5 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
6 14 (21.88%) Functional Testing
7 13 (20.31%) Performance Testing
8 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 11 (17.19%) Test Management
10 10 (15.63%) Integration Testing
10 10 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
11 9 (14.06%) Automation Testing
11 9 (14.06%) Test Strategy
11 9 (14.06%) V-Model
12 8 (12.50%) Defect Management
12 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
12 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (10.94%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) Perl
4 2 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) ABAP
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) ISEB
2 22 (34.38%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (59.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) HP
2 4 (6.25%) Serena
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Epicor
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
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