The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 62 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.26% 1.40% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 1.79% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 15
Average salary £30,750 £27,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
433 502 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 78.44% 78.07% 74.09%
Number of salaries quoted 350 453 276
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (45.10%) Degree
2 19 (37.25%) DirectX
2 19 (37.25%) CAD
2 19 (37.25%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) C++
2 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
2 19 (37.25%) Mathematics
2 19 (37.25%) Physics
2 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 19 (37.25%) Waterfall
3 18 (35.29%) ISEB
4 17 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
4 17 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 13 (25.49%) QA
7 11 (21.57%) Selenium
8 10 (19.61%) Internet
8 10 (19.61%) PHP
9 9 (17.65%) SQL
9 9 (17.65%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
10 7 (13.73%) Windows
10 7 (13.73%) OpenGL
11 6 (11.76%) UNIX
11 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
12 5 (9.80%) HTML
12 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.84%) Banking
13 4 (7.84%) Retail
13 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Tester
2 19 (37.25%) Software Engineer
3 14 (27.45%) Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) QA Tester
4 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Systems Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Performance Tester
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Tester
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) DirectX
2 7 (13.73%) OpenGL
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
5 3 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Mathematics
1 19 (37.25%) Physics
1 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 17 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) CAD
1 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
1 19 (37.25%) Waterfall
2 17 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) System Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 3 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (3.92%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) Release Management
8 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Content Management
8 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) C#
1 19 (37.25%) C++
2 10 (19.61%) PHP
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) Degree
2 18 (35.29%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.84%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) Citrix