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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 35 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.13% 1.39% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 1.53% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 9
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,130 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
612 587 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 89.74% 90.45% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 554 501 449
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 23 £32,500 +38.29%
Tamworth +9 11 £30,000 +5.12% 1
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 24 (45.28%) Regression Testing
1 24 (45.28%) SQL
2 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
3 20 (37.74%) Software Testing
4 19 (35.85%) SDLC
5 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (30.19%) QA
5 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
6 14 (26.42%) Automated Testing
6 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (24.53%) ISEB
8 12 (22.64%) C#
8 12 (22.64%) HTML
9 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (20.75%) Project Management
9 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (18.87%) Test Planning
10 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
11 9 (16.98%) EDI
11 9 (16.98%) Validation
11 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (16.98%) Logistics
11 9 (16.98%) Data Validation
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (15.09%) Automation Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Test Management
12 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
12 8 (15.09%) JIRA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (13.21%) MS Access
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) JIRA
2 7 (13.21%) QADirector
2 7 (13.21%) Selenium
2 7 (13.21%) TestPartner
3 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.77%) AccuRev
5 2 (3.77%) TestComplete
5 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 6 (11.32%) Games
3 4 (7.55%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Tester
2 31 (58.49%) Software Tester
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Automation Tester
5 7 (13.21%) Applications Tester
5 7 (13.21%) Software Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Test Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Manual Tester
8 4 (7.55%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Graduate
9 3 (5.66%) Graduate Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Graduate Test Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Junior
9 3 (5.66%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Junior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Games Tester
10 2 (3.77%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) EDI
3 7 (13.21%) .NET
4 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.55%) iPad
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
1 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Regression Testing
2 20 (37.74%) Software Testing
3 19 (35.85%) SDLC
4 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) Automated Testing
4 14 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Project Management
6 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
6 10 (18.87%) Test Planning
7 9 (16.98%) Data Validation
7 9 (16.98%) Logistics
7 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (16.98%) Validation
8 8 (15.09%) Automation Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Test Management
9 7 (13.21%) Black-Box Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Performance Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Scrum
11 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
11 5 (9.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) C#
3 7 (13.21%) VB
3 7 (13.21%) VBA
4 5 (9.43%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) ISEB
2 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
4 7 (13.21%) Degree
4 7 (13.21%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) MKS
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