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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.83% 0.56% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.75% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 10
Average salary £31,500 £35,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.88% -0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £30,350 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,150 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
475 401 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.17% 75.23% 83.37%
Number of salaries quoted 424 338 373
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +6 5 £32,000 - 4
Tamworth - 2 £28,525 - 1
Stafford -1 1 £19,500 -32.75% 1
Cannock - 1 £22,500 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 20 (60.61%) Software Testing
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 14 (42.42%) E-Commerce
4 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 9 (27.27%) JIRA
4 9 (27.27%) QA
4 9 (27.27%) ISEB
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 8 (24.24%) Java
5 8 (24.24%) Selenium
5 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
6 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
6 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (15.15%) Degree
8 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Android
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.12%) Symbian
9 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) .NET
10 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.09%) CRM
10 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
10 3 (9.09%) Back Office

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.06%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
2 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.09%) MSTest
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
1 13 (39.39%) Tester
2 11 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Junior
4 4 (12.12%) Junior Tester
5 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) WinForms
3 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) EDI
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Software Testing
2 14 (42.42%) E-Commerce
3 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Test Management
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
9 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.03%) Logistics
9 1 (3.03%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Symbian
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Pegasus
2 2 (6.06%) Sage
2 2 (6.06%) Northgate
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 4 days ago
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