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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 95 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 32 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.47% 2.33% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.95% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 48 29
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,605 £51,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1680 1693 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.38% 79.00% 71.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1508 1029
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (37.74%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) ISEB
3 16 (30.19%) Finance
3 16 (30.19%) Oracle
3 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (28.30%) HP
5 13 (24.53%) QA
5 13 (24.53%) Automated Testing
6 12 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
7 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
7 11 (20.75%) Retail
8 10 (18.87%) Workflow
8 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
9 9 (16.98%) Selenium
10 7 (13.21%) .NET
10 7 (13.21%) C#
10 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Project Management
10 7 (13.21%) WebDriver
11 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
11 6 (11.32%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (11.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
11 6 (11.32%) ERP
11 6 (11.32%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 6 (11.32%) Banking

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Selenium
2 7 (13.21%) WebDriver
3 5 (9.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.77%) LoadUI
5 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.77%) JMeter
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) jMock
5 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Retail
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
1 20 (37.74%) Test Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) QA Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Consultant
3 7 (13.21%) Tester
4 6 (11.32%) QA Tester
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Functional Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Test Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Support Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) UAT Test Manager
6 4 (7.55%) UAT Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.66%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) SOAP
3 3 (5.66%) Spring
3 3 (5.66%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.77%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.77%) Middleware
4 2 (3.77%) J2EE
4 2 (3.77%) JMS
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) EPoS
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) AS400
2 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) UNIX
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (24.53%) Automated Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Workflow
4 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Project Management
6 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
6 6 (11.32%) ERP
6 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.55%) Stress Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Test Management
9 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.66%) Security Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) ISEB
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 15 (28.30%) HP
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
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