The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 66 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.79% 1.52% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.93% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £65,500 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
514 519 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.70% 79.12% 75.09%
Number of salaries quoted 414 451 319
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
West Midlands

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 28 July 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 +2 5 £35,000 +2.94%
Stafford -10 3 £29,000 -7.20%
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (58.82%) SQL
1 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) WCF
5 5 (29.41%) Usability Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (29.41%) MSTest
6 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Back Office
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) Games
8 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
9 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (5.88%) C#
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (29.41%) MSTest
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 3 (17.65%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Software Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Hardware Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
2 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) UML
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Usability Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft