The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 24 29
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.90% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £47,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -44.11%
UK excluding London average salary £36,595 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +4.47%
Test Scripting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 111 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 90.43% 77.62% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 134 71 138
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Release Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) hybris