The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 132 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 91 122 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 2.24% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.87% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 85 119 89
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Midlands region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Test Scripting
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
Birmingham -41 33 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Staffordshire -3 16 £35,000 +0.71% 1
Coventry 0 14 £27,250 -46.93%
Warwickshire +4 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Dudley - 4 £30,000 -
Worcestershire -1 1 - -
Solihull -20 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 79 (47.88%) SQL
2 66 (40.00%) ISEB
3 49 (29.70%) Finance
4 44 (26.67%) QA
4 44 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 41 (24.85%) Automated Testing
6 39 (23.64%) Software Testing
6 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (23.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (20.61%) .NET
9 29 (17.58%) Oracle
10 27 (16.36%) Java
11 25 (15.15%) Windows
11 25 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 24 (14.55%) HP
13 22 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 21 (12.73%) HTML
14 21 (12.73%) Quality Management
14 21 (12.73%) Degree
14 21 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (12.12%) Selenium
15 20 (12.12%) E-Commerce
16 19 (11.52%) System Testing
17 18 (10.91%) UNIX
18 17 (10.30%) Web Services
18 17 (10.30%) HP Quality Center
19 15 (9.09%) ISTQB
19 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
19 15 (9.09%) ERP
19 15 (9.09%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.64%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (3.03%) Servitor
3 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.64%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.42%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.82%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.12%) Selenium
2 14 (8.48%) WebDriver
3 11 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.24%) JIRA
6 5 (3.03%) MSTest
7 4 (2.42%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.42%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.21%) jMock
9 2 (1.21%) JUnit
9 2 (1.21%) JMeter
9 2 (1.21%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.21%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.61%) Hudson
10 1 (0.61%) ClearQuest
General
1 49 (29.70%) Finance
2 12 (7.27%) Retail
3 9 (5.45%) Back Office
4 8 (4.85%) Banking
5 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.42%) Games
7 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.21%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (46.67%) Analyst
2 67 (40.61%) Test Analyst
3 45 (27.27%) Tester
4 19 (11.52%) Software Test Analyst
5 12 (7.27%) Systems Test Analyst
5 12 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (7.27%) QA Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 10 (6.06%) QA Tester
7 10 (6.06%) Developer
7 10 (6.06%) Software Tester
7 10 (6.06%) Systems Tester
8 8 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.85%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.24%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.24%) Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Functional Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (3.64%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.61%) .NET
2 21 (12.73%) HTML
3 17 (10.30%) Web Services
4 12 (7.27%) XML
5 7 (4.24%) CSS
5 7 (4.24%) WCF
6 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.42%) SOAP
8 3 (1.82%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.82%) Spring
9 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.21%) REST
9 2 (1.21%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.21%) J2EE
9 2 (1.21%) JMS
9 2 (1.21%) Middleware
10 1 (0.61%) OpenGL
10 1 (0.61%) DirectX
10 1 (0.61%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.45%) Learning Management System
2 9 (5.45%) E-Learning
3 7 (4.24%) User Experience
4 4 (2.42%) Open Source
4 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.82%) EPoS
5 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.21%) iPad
6 2 (1.21%) AS400
6 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.21%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) Telematics
7 1 (0.61%) Physics
7 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.15%) Windows
2 18 (10.91%) UNIX
3 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.21%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.67%) Manual Testing
2 41 (24.85%) Automated Testing
3 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.64%) Software Testing
4 38 (23.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (12.73%) Quality Management
6 20 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 19 (11.52%) System Testing
8 15 (9.09%) ERP
8 15 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 13 (7.88%) Validation
9 13 (7.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (7.88%) Business Analysis
9 13 (7.88%) Integration Testing
10 12 (7.27%) QMS
10 12 (7.27%) Automation Testing
10 12 (7.27%) Project Management
11 11 (6.67%) Workflow
11 11 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.88%) SQL
2 27 (16.36%) Java
3 11 (6.67%) C#
3 11 (6.67%) VB
4 9 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.24%) PHP
6 6 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) VBScript
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 66 (40.00%) ISEB
2 21 (12.73%) Degree
3 15 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) SLA
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (17.58%) Oracle
2 25 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (14.55%) HP
4 11 (6.67%) SAP
5 5 (3.03%) IBM
6 4 (2.42%) Netezza
6 4 (2.42%) Cognos
7 2 (1.21%) Citrix
7 2 (1.21%) Apple
7 2 (1.21%) Capita
West Midlands
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 28500-31500 Per Annum Pension / gym / free parking / childcare / health
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago