The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 19 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.05% 2.01% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 2.40% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 4
Median salary £32,500 £28,550 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.83% -1.55%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 542 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.32% 83.90% 80.87%
Number of salaries quoted 480 486 395
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Staffordshire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +2 8 £28,000 -1.92% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -3 5 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £35,500 -
Lichfield - 3 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 16 (50.00%) SDLC
2 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Test Management
5 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.00%) Project Management
8 7 (21.88%) MKS
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) MS Office
8 7 (21.88%) QA
9 6 (18.75%) Selenium
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
10 5 (15.63%) ISEB
10 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
11 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (12.50%) Scrum
11 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Java
11 4 (12.50%) CSS
11 4 (12.50%) JIRA
12 3 (9.38%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) MS Access
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.13%) Appium
5 1 (3.13%) QADirector
5 1 (3.13%) TestPartner
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Tester
2 16 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Junior
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Software Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Manual Tester
7 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) SDLC
2 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Test Management
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) ETL
9 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
1 7 (21.88%) MKS
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + pension + incremental salary
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago