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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 19 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.74% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% - 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £36,250 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
87 182 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 81.31% 91.92% 88.37%
Number of salaries quoted 69 147 60
Median salary £48,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Functional QA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QC Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QC Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) SSRS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP