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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 53 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.23% 0.34% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.41% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
191 244 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 78.28% 83.85% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 176 194 178
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,645
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Automation Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 8 (36.36%) QA
6 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Billing
6 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
7 6 (27.27%) Time Management
7 6 (27.27%) ISEB
7 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
7 6 (27.27%) Workflow
8 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.64%) System Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
11 2 (9.09%) Project Management
12 1 (4.55%) MS Office

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.55%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (31.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Test Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Junior
6 3 (13.64%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Junior Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Business Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Automation Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
7 6 (27.27%) Workflow
7 6 (27.27%) Time Management
8 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 3 (13.64%) System Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISEB
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) HP