The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 47 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.40% 8.15% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 10.20% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 26 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
207 255 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.82% 79.94% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 159 195 124
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Solihull

Test Scripting
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft