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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 127 152 144
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 107 70 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.85% 1.31% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.51% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 91 51 82
Median salary £35,000 £28,758 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.70% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5095 4650 4719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.13% 86.80% 84.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3860 3968
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Birmingham -6 31 £37,500 +30.40% 3
Warwickshire +8 19 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Staffordshire -5 15 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Shropshire - 12 £42,000 - 1
Coventry -13 8 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Solihull +17 6 £24,000 -45.45% 2
Wolverhampton -2 4 £26,000 -38.82%
Herefordshire -2 2 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 104 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (36.65%) QA
3 67 (30.32%) SQL
4 62 (28.05%) Automated Testing
5 57 (25.79%) ISEB
6 51 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 50 (22.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 50 (22.62%) Finance
8 46 (20.81%) Regression Testing
8 46 (20.81%) JIRA
9 44 (19.91%) Scrum
10 41 (18.55%) Defect Management
11 39 (17.65%) Manual Testing
12 37 (16.74%) SDLC
13 34 (15.38%) ISTQB
13 34 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 33 (14.93%) Automation Testing
15 32 (14.48%) Functional Testing
16 30 (13.57%) Windows
17 29 (13.12%) Jenkins
17 29 (13.12%) Selenium
18 26 (11.76%) Test Automation
18 26 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
18 26 (11.76%) Java
18 26 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 25 (11.31%) SQL Server
19 25 (11.31%) Performance Testing
20 23 (10.41%) Linux
20 23 (10.41%) MS Excel
21 22 (9.95%) Waterfall

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.52%) SAP MII
2 2 (0.90%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.26%) HTTP
2 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) DHCP
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) VLAN
3 1 (0.45%) VoIP
3 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.17%) MS Access
6 2 (0.90%) DB2
6 2 (0.90%) MySQL
6 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (20.81%) JIRA
2 29 (13.12%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.12%) Selenium
3 19 (8.60%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.14%) Cucumber
4 18 (8.14%) Hudson
5 17 (7.69%) Mercurial
6 15 (6.79%) Subversion
7 13 (5.88%) HP UFT
8 11 (4.98%) WebDriver
9 10 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.17%) QADirector
10 7 (3.17%) TestPartner
11 6 (2.71%) RSpec
12 5 (2.26%) Ant
12 5 (2.26%) Bugzilla
12 5 (2.26%) SilkPerformer
12 5 (2.26%) WATIR
13 4 (1.81%) Concordion
14 3 (1.36%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (22.62%) Finance
2 14 (6.33%) Retail
3 12 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.98%) Games
5 6 (2.71%) Military
6 3 (1.36%) Back Office
6 3 (1.36%) Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (47.96%) Analyst
2 83 (37.56%) Test Analyst
3 74 (33.48%) Tester
4 47 (21.27%) Software Tester
5 28 (12.67%) Software Analyst
6 27 (12.22%) Test Leader
7 24 (10.86%) Applications Tester
7 24 (10.86%) Software Test Analyst
8 18 (8.14%) Automation Test Analyst
8 18 (8.14%) Business Analyst
8 18 (8.14%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
10 13 (5.88%) Test Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) QA Analyst
11 12 (5.43%) UAT Lead
11 12 (5.43%) UAT Test Lead
12 11 (4.98%) QA Test Analyst
13 9 (4.07%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (4.07%) Automation Tester
14 7 (3.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.14%) HTML
2 14 (6.33%) .NET
3 13 (5.88%) EDI
3 13 (5.88%) X-Windows
4 11 (4.98%) Web Services
5 8 (3.62%) CSS
6 5 (2.26%) J2EE
6 5 (2.26%) Node.js
6 5 (2.26%) REST
6 5 (2.26%) SOAP
7 4 (1.81%) XML
8 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.36%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.45%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.52%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.07%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.81%) iPad
8 3 (1.36%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.90%) AS400
9 2 (0.90%) EPoS
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
10 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.57%) Windows
2 23 (10.41%) Linux
3 14 (6.33%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.62%) Unix
5 7 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (28.05%) Automated Testing
3 51 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 50 (22.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 46 (20.81%) Regression Testing
6 44 (19.91%) Scrum
7 41 (18.55%) Defect Management
8 39 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 37 (16.74%) SDLC
10 33 (14.93%) Automation Testing
11 32 (14.48%) Functional Testing
12 26 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
12 26 (11.76%) Test Automation
13 25 (11.31%) Performance Testing
14 22 (9.95%) Waterfall
15 19 (8.60%) Test Planning
15 19 (8.60%) Unit Testing
16 16 (7.24%) BDD
16 16 (7.24%) TDD
16 16 (7.24%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.32%) SQL
2 26 (11.76%) Java
3 21 (9.50%) C++
4 20 (9.05%) C#
5 18 (8.14%) Python
6 11 (4.98%) C
7 8 (3.62%) Fortran
8 7 (3.17%) VB
8 7 (3.17%) VBA
9 6 (2.71%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.26%) Perl
10 5 (2.26%) Ruby
10 5 (2.26%) Scala
11 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.81%) PHP
12 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (25.79%) ISEB
2 34 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 26 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (7.24%) Degree
5 12 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.26%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (36.65%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SDET
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
2 1 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 34 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.88%) SAP
3 12 (5.43%) Oracle
4 8 (3.62%) HP
5 4 (1.81%) Serena
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