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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.00% 0.17% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 0.21% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 10
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
434 467 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.91% 77.83% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 377 411 317
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 11 £37,750 - 1
Stafford - 5 £21,000 -
Lichfield - 2 £32,500 -
Tamworth - 1 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 20 (47.62%) E-Commerce
3 16 (38.10%) Selenium
3 16 (38.10%) WebDriver
4 15 (35.71%) Finance
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 13 (30.95%) Java
6 13 (30.95%) ISEB
7 12 (28.57%) QA
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
9 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.67%) JIRA
9 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 6 (14.29%) .NET
10 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.90%) CRM
11 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
11 5 (11.90%) Back Office
11 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (9.52%) Degree
12 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (9.52%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Selenium
1 16 (38.10%) WebDriver
2 7 (16.67%) JIRA
3 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.52%) MSTest
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Tester
2 15 (35.71%) Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Test Analyst
4 11 (26.19%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Software Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Junior
6 5 (11.90%) QA Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Junior Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Junior Software Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Database Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) IT Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Web Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) EDI
3 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 20 (47.62%) E-Commerce
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 5 (11.90%) CRM
6 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.52%) Web Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Test Management
7 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
8 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
9 1 (2.38%) Logistics
9 1 (2.38%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Symbian
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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