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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 72 113 92
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 49 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.80% 0.88% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.02% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42 17 29
Median salary £43,750 £32,515 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.55% -13.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,400 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
1594 1863 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.14% 86.33% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 1512 1275
Median salary £45,000 £43,596 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 25 February 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) Finance
3 32 (42.11%) QA
4 31 (40.79%) Selenium
5 28 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 27 (35.53%) ISEB
7 26 (34.21%) ISTQB
8 24 (31.58%) Java
9 23 (30.26%) Automation Testing
10 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 16 (21.05%) SQL
11 16 (21.05%) JIRA
11 16 (21.05%) SDLC
12 15 (19.74%) C++
12 15 (19.74%) Linux
12 15 (19.74%) Python
13 14 (18.42%) Cucumber
14 13 (17.11%) HP UFT
14 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
15 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
15 12 (15.79%) Waterfall
16 11 (14.47%) Wealth Management
16 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (10.53%) Manual Testing
17 8 (10.53%) Test Strategy
18 7 (9.21%) Fintech
18 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (9.21%) Performance Testing
18 7 (9.21%) CRM
18 7 (9.21%) Scrum

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 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (40.79%) Selenium
2 16 (21.05%) JIRA
3 14 (18.42%) Cucumber
4 13 (17.11%) HP UFT
5 6 (7.89%) JUnit
6 5 (6.58%) JMeter
6 5 (6.58%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.26%) LSMW
7 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.95%) eggPlant
8 3 (3.95%) JBehave
8 3 (3.95%) Ranorex
8 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.95%) Subversion
8 3 (3.95%) TestNG
8 3 (3.95%) WATIR
9 2 (2.63%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.63%) TestComplete
General
1 33 (43.42%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
2 2 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Analyst
2 32 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Test Leader
4 11 (14.47%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Automation Test Lead
6 7 (9.21%) Test Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Tester
7 6 (7.89%) Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Software Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Test Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) ABAP Developer
9 4 (5.26%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.95%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.95%) QA Team Leader
10 3 (3.95%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) SOAP
1 6 (7.89%) XML
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) BAPI
2 4 (5.26%) SAP ALE
2 4 (5.26%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.95%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.95%) J2EE
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) JSON
5 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.21%) Fintech
2 6 (7.89%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.63%) iPad
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) EPoS
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Unix
2 6 (7.89%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Automated Testing
3 23 (30.26%) Automation Testing
4 16 (21.05%) SDLC
5 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
6 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 12 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (14.47%) Wealth Management
8 8 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 7 (9.21%) CRM
9 7 (9.21%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Scrum
10 6 (7.89%) Functional Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Migration
10 6 (7.89%) Open Source
10 6 (7.89%) V-Model
11 5 (6.58%) BDD
11 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) Java
2 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 15 (19.74%) C++
4 15 (19.74%) Python
5 4 (5.26%) ABAP
5 4 (5.26%) SAPscript
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) Scala
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) ISEB
2 26 (34.21%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (42.11%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle
1 6 (7.89%) Serena
2 5 (6.58%) HP
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Epicor
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