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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 46 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.47% 5.66% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 6.67% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 2
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 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
272 225 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 83.95% 84.91% 77.04%
Number of salaries quoted 210 123 103
Average salary £40,000 £38,765 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.18% +3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 4 (44.44%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA