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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 111 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 1.55% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.93% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 54
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £20,200 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £50,945
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
1623 1764 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.80% 80.44% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1513 1568
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (45.10%) ISEB
2 22 (43.14%) Software Testing
3 21 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 16 (31.37%) QA
5 15 (29.41%) Finance
5 15 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
7 13 (25.49%) HP UFT
8 12 (23.53%) Integration Testing
9 11 (21.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
10 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
11 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 9 (17.65%) Test Management
12 8 (15.69%) System Testing
12 8 (15.69%) .NET
12 8 (15.69%) JIRA
13 7 (13.73%) Selenium
13 7 (13.73%) Bugzilla
13 7 (13.73%) Workflow
13 7 (13.73%) MS Office
13 7 (13.73%) Windows
13 7 (13.73%) LoadRunner
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
14 6 (11.76%) SQL
14 6 (11.76%) Billing
15 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) HP UFT
2 8 (15.69%) JIRA
3 7 (13.73%) Selenium
3 7 (13.73%) Bugzilla
3 7 (13.73%) LoadRunner
4 4 (7.84%) JMeter
4 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.92%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.96%) Introscope
6 1 (1.96%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.96%) LoadUI
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Billing
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Analyst
2 23 (45.10%) Test Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) Tester
4 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Automated Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Junior
8 2 (3.92%) Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) jQuery
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) AS400
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Software Testing
2 21 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 15 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Test Management
7 8 (15.69%) System Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Workflow
9 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Time Management
9 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.84%) User Stories
10 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Open Source
11 3 (5.88%) Load Testing
11 3 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) ISEB
2 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
3 11 (21.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.84%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) hybris
3 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
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