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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 78 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 39 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.30% 1.72% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.20% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 14
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,126 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1361 1135 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.15% 78.11% 74.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 971 989
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 25 (47.17%) ISEB
2 23 (43.40%) QA
3 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
5 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (20.75%) Degree
7 10 (18.87%) Selenium
7 10 (18.87%) JIRA
7 10 (18.87%) Time Management
7 10 (18.87%) Finance
8 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.98%) SQL
8 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
9 8 (15.09%) CRM
9 8 (15.09%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (15.09%) Regression Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Windows
10 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
10 7 (13.21%) Functional Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
11 6 (11.32%) HP
11 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
12 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
12 5 (9.43%) Billing
12 5 (9.43%) Subversion
12 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) JIRA
1 10 (18.87%) Selenium
2 8 (15.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (9.43%) Subversion
4 3 (5.66%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.89%) NUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Mocha
6 1 (1.89%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Billing
3 2 (3.77%) Automotive
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 19 (35.85%) Test Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) Tester
4 8 (15.09%) Consultant
4 8 (15.09%) QA Tester
5 7 (13.21%) CRM Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.32%) Software Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Performance Test Specialist
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Test Specialist
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
11 1 (1.89%) Software Test Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) C# Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Systems Tester
11 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (18.87%) Time Management
4 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Regression Testing
5 8 (15.09%) CRM
6 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.21%) Functional Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
8 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Workflow
9 4 (7.55%) Use Case
9 4 (7.55%) Web Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Load Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
1 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) C
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) C++
4 2 (3.77%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) ISEB
2 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
3 11 (20.75%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.66%) VCP4
6 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (43.40%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) FATCA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) HP
2 1 (1.89%) IBM
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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