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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 27 64
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +37
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 32 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.94% 6.05% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 7.49% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +83.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
549 427 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 85.78% 80.72% 81.70%
Number of salaries quoted 456 326 415
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Automotive
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) Local Government
6 2 (13.33%) Capita
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scalability Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Telematics
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Kanban
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Capita
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) HP