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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.41% 3.16% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 3.61% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 3
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +40.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
216 249 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 76.87% 87.37% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 195 147 120
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Solihull

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) ISEB
4 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Billing
6 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Workflow
6 7 (33.33%) Time Management
6 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 6 (28.57%) QA
8 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
9 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
9 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 3 (14.29%) Selenium
10 3 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) .NET
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 3 (14.29%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) C#
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) CSS
11 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Tester
3 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Workflow
6 7 (33.33%) Time Management
6 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
10 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
11 1 (4.76%) System Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) HP
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