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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.55% 0.69% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 0.82% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 4
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
205 243 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 77.36% 84.38% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 188 159 154
Average salary £34,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 June 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Solihull

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 18 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) Regression Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
6 10 (37.04%) QA
7 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) Scrum
7 9 (33.33%) Billing
7 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
8 8 (29.63%) Workflow
8 8 (29.63%) ISEB
8 8 (29.63%) Time Management
9 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Agile Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
10 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
12 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
13 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (11.11%) System Testing
13 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
13 3 (11.11%) Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (3.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Business Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) Tester
5 5 (18.52%) Test Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Junior
6 3 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) Regression Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Scrum
7 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
8 8 (29.63%) Workflow
8 8 (29.63%) Time Management
9 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Agile Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
12 3 (11.11%) System Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) HP