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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 65 65 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -35
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.57% 0.75% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.87% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 26
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +10.00%
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
671 578 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 87.71% 86.92% 82.62%
Number of salaries quoted 562 469 334
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (63.33%) Java
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) ISTQB
3 13 (43.33%) Selenium
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) QA
4 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (36.67%) RSpec
5 11 (36.67%) Cucumber
6 10 (33.33%) WATIR
6 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Scrum
6 10 (33.33%) Retail
7 9 (30.00%) TDD
7 9 (30.00%) Perl
7 9 (30.00%) Ant
7 9 (30.00%) Ruby
7 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (30.00%) BDD
7 9 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (30.00%) QA Automation
8 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Hudson
8 8 (26.67%) REST
8 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 8 (26.67%) Mercurial
8 8 (26.67%) JIRA
8 8 (26.67%) SOAP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
1 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Selenium
2 11 (36.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (36.67%) RSpec
3 10 (33.33%) WATIR
4 9 (30.00%) Ant
5 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (26.67%) Hudson
5 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 8 (26.67%) JIRA
5 8 (26.67%) Mercurial
6 3 (10.00%) Concordion
7 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.33%) JMeter
8 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
1 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Automation Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) QA Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Software Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 5 (16.67%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) REST
1 8 (26.67%) SOAP
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) XML Messaging
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (33.33%) Scrum
3 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 9 (30.00%) BDD
4 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (30.00%) QA Automation
4 9 (30.00%) TDD
5 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.00%) V-Model
8 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 4 (13.33%) Migration
9 4 (13.33%) OO
10 3 (10.00%) ETL
10 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (10.00%) OOP
11 2 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (30.00%) Perl
3 9 (30.00%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (26.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) Talend
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle