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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 41 39
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 2.73% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.24% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 16
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
215 278 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 86.69% 84.24% 83.39%
Number of salaries quoted 184 216 144
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) SAP PI
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) ABAP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAP PI
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) SAP