The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 38 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.43% - 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% - 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £39,000 - £45,000
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 Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 91 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 77.92% 81.25% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 146 75 75
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Shropshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 1 £39,000 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 4 (80.00%) Test Consultant
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle