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 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 34 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.81% 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
139 140 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 83.73% 77.78% 70.90%
Number of salaries quoted 87 98 84
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) hybris
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) BMC