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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 121 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 31 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.26% 0.54% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.62% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 30
Median salary £37,500 £28,629 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.98% -4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £44,500 £52,500
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
2154 1617 1984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 87.28% 86.61% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1364 1724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 29 September 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 32 (51.61%) QA
2 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.77%) Finance
3 29 (46.77%) ISEB
4 24 (38.71%) Automated Testing
5 21 (33.87%) Defect Management
6 19 (30.65%) SDLC
7 18 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (29.03%) ISTQB
8 16 (25.81%) Waterfall
9 14 (22.58%) Test Management
9 14 (22.58%) Manual Testing
9 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
10 13 (20.97%) HP UFT
11 12 (19.35%) Wealth Management
11 12 (19.35%) Functional Testing
12 10 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
12 10 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (16.13%) SQL
12 10 (16.13%) ITIL
12 10 (16.13%) Regression Testing
13 9 (14.52%) Performance Testing
13 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
13 9 (14.52%) Integration Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Selenium
14 8 (12.90%) Test Planning
14 8 (12.90%) Oracle
15 7 (11.29%) .NET
15 7 (11.29%) C#

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) HP UFT
2 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.90%) Selenium
4 5 (8.06%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.84%) JIRA
5 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.61%) SilkTest
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) Analyst
2 35 (56.45%) Test Analyst
3 17 (27.42%) Test Leader
4 10 (16.13%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Test Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) UAT Lead
4 10 (16.13%) UAT Test Lead
5 6 (9.68%) Software Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Junior
7 4 (6.45%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) QA Leader
9 2 (3.23%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Tester
10 1 (1.61%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (1.61%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) J2EE
3 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) HTML5
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.23%) AS400
3 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.61%) EPoS
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Unix
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Automated Testing
3 21 (33.87%) Defect Management
4 19 (30.65%) SDLC
5 18 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (25.81%) Waterfall
7 14 (22.58%) Manual Testing
7 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 14 (22.58%) Test Management
8 12 (19.35%) Functional Testing
8 12 (19.35%) Wealth Management
9 10 (16.13%) ITIL
9 10 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (16.13%) Regression Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Integration Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Performance Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Test Planning
12 7 (11.29%) Test Strategy
13 6 (9.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) C#
3 6 (9.68%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) ISEB
2 18 (29.03%) ISTQB
3 10 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (8.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (51.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) HP
2 4 (6.45%) Serena
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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