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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.01% 1.69% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.19% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 3
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £36,100
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
566 548 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.35% 77.29% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 484 423 459
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 £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 -4 4 £23,500 -32.85%
Tamworth - 4 £28,500 - 1
Stafford -7 1 £30,000 -11.76%
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (42.31%) ERP
2 10 (38.46%) SAP
2 10 (38.46%) Sage
2 10 (38.46%) ResourceLink
3 9 (34.62%) QA
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) SDLC
5 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) ISEB
5 6 (23.08%) Pegasus
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) WFM
5 6 (23.08%) Northgate
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Kronos
6 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) JDA
6 5 (19.23%) RedPrairie
6 5 (19.23%) Oneserve
7 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
7 4 (15.38%) CRM
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) E-Learning

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (38.46%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) QADirector
2 2 (7.69%) TestPartner
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Tester
1 12 (46.15%) Software Tester
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Applications Support
4 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) COM
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) E-Learning
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ERP
2 7 (26.92%) SDLC
3 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 6 (23.08%) WFM
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Release Management
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) VBA
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) SAP
1 10 (38.46%) Sage
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Northgate
2 6 (23.08%) Pegasus
3 5 (19.23%) RedPrairie
3 5 (19.23%) Oneserve
3 5 (19.23%) JDA
3 5 (19.23%) Kronos
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago