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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.22% 0.62% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 0.83% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 21
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £39,100 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
567 481 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.53% 74.92% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 450 401 322
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 September 2014. 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 +9 9 £35,000 -9.09%
Stafford -1 3 £34,000 +4.61%
Lichfield - 1 £32,500 - 1
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) Software Testing
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 9 (30.00%) QA
6 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) Back Office
7 7 (23.33%) Web Testing
7 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Selenium
7 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
8 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) Web Services
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) UML
9 5 (16.67%) WCF
9 5 (16.67%) Usability Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (16.67%) MSTest
10 4 (13.33%) Java
10 4 (13.33%) Games
10 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Scrum
11 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (10.00%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
1 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
2 5 (16.67%) MSTest
2 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (23.33%) Back Office
2 4 (13.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Tester
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Database Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Hardware Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Software Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Web Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) UML
7 5 (16.67%) Usability Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Scrum
10 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Line Management
11 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
11 1 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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