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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 60 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.01% 0.65% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.86% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 9
Average salary £28,550 £29,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.55% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £70,100
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
521 467 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.40% 76.18% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 468 372 405
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Tamworth - 7 £28,550 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent +10 4 £31,500 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 10 (29.41%) QA
3 10 (29.41%) JIRA
4 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 7 (20.59%) ISEB
7 6 (17.65%) Sage
7 6 (17.65%) ERP
7 6 (17.65%) SAP
7 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (17.65%) ResourceLink
7 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 5 (14.71%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (14.71%) Northgate
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.71%) Pegasus
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
8 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
9 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Android
9 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
9 4 (11.76%) Selenium
9 4 (11.76%) Symbian

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) MSTest
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Tester
3 12 (35.29%) Software Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Junior
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Junior Tester
6 4 (11.76%) QA Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Software Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.94%) Systems Support Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) EDI
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.65%) ERP
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Test Management
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) WFM
8 1 (2.94%) Logistics
8 1 (2.94%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) VB6
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Sage
1 6 (17.65%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Northgate
2 5 (14.71%) Pegasus
3 4 (11.76%) Symbian
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Oneserve
5 2 (5.88%) RedPrairie
5 2 (5.88%) JDA
5 2 (5.88%) Kronos
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training + excellent package
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Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 - £28550 per annum + training + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago