The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.34% 0.98% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 1.37% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Average salary £27,250 £51,350 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.93% +71.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £47,540 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £51,350 £46,200
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
470 364 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 78.46% 71.51% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 396 284 386
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Coventry region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Coventry

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 (75.76%) ISEB
2 20 (60.61%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 18 (54.55%) Manual Testing
4 17 (51.52%) UNIX
5 16 (48.48%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) HTML
7 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
8 11 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (33.33%) VB
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle
9 9 (27.27%) Web Services
9 9 (27.27%) XML
10 8 (24.24%) HP
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.21%) System Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
12 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
13 5 (15.15%) Test Management
13 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
13 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
13 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
14 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
15 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
16 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
16 2 (6.06%) Local Government
16 2 (6.06%) Capita

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 21 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Software Test Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Systems Test Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (21.21%) Systems Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
6 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
6 4 (12.12%) Automation Team Leader
6 4 (12.12%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.03%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.03%) Physics
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Manual Testing
2 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 7 (21.21%) System Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Test Management
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
5 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Line Management
8 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.03%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Capita
5 1 (3.03%) Netezza
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) IBM