The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 44 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.15% 1.65% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.15% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 186 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 83.57% 76.86% 70.70%
Number of salaries quoted 138 118 82
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Test Scripting
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Solihull

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) WCF
2 13 (61.90%) VB.NET
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
2 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.76%) ISEB
8 1 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) Windows
8 1 (4.76%) UML
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Web Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.76%) System Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Trayport
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.76%) ISTQB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
1 13 (61.90%) Software Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Software Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
1 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
1 13 (61.90%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
1 13 (61.90%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Trayport