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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 129 123 147
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 114 101 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.75% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.04% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 100 86 65
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,595 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +4.55%
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
5412 4953 4574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.57% 85.99% 83.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4075 3828
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 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 June 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 June 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 -17 32 £38,252 +13.34% 5
Staffordshire +12 30 £30,000 +5.07% 2
Warwickshire +14 18 £32,500 - 1
Solihull +11 13 £33,500 +3.07%
Coventry +3 9 £37,500 - 2
Shropshire - 4 £32,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -11 2 - -
Worcestershire +1 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - - 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 90 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (37.24%) QA
3 63 (32.14%) Software Testing
4 61 (31.12%) SQL
5 59 (30.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 54 (27.55%) ISEB
7 53 (27.04%) Automated Testing
8 46 (23.47%) Finance
9 44 (22.45%) ISTQB
10 42 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 41 (20.92%) Defect Management
12 38 (19.39%) JIRA
13 37 (18.88%) Test Management
14 33 (16.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 33 (16.84%) Test Planning
15 29 (14.80%) Functional Testing
15 29 (14.80%) Scrum
15 29 (14.80%) C#
16 27 (13.78%) Test Automation
17 26 (13.27%) Selenium
17 26 (13.27%) SQL Server
17 26 (13.27%) MS Excel
18 25 (12.76%) .NET
18 25 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (12.24%) Manual Testing
20 23 (11.73%) Non-Functional Testing
20 23 (11.73%) Regression Testing
21 22 (11.22%) Performance Testing
21 22 (11.22%) Degree
21 22 (11.22%) SDLC

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 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.63%) MS Office
3 4 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.04%) MS Project
4 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) Firewall
2 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.51%) ATM
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.08%) MS Access
4 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.55%) Data Mart
5 5 (2.55%) OLAP
5 5 (2.55%) Power BI
5 5 (2.55%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.55%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.55%) Star Schema
6 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.02%) MySQL
7 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 38 (19.39%) JIRA
2 26 (13.27%) Selenium
3 13 (6.63%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.59%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.59%) Subversion
6 7 (3.57%) Hudson
6 7 (3.57%) Mercurial
6 7 (3.57%) QADirector
6 7 (3.57%) TestPartner
7 6 (3.06%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.06%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.06%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.55%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.04%) RSpec
10 3 (1.53%) WATIR
10 3 (1.53%) Zephyr
11 2 (1.02%) Concordion
11 2 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (1.02%) VectorCAST
General
1 46 (23.47%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Retail
3 12 (6.12%) Games
4 9 (4.59%) Marketing
5 5 (2.55%) Local Government
6 3 (1.53%) Automotive
6 3 (1.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (47.45%) Analyst
2 72 (36.73%) Test Analyst
3 63 (32.14%) Tester
4 41 (20.92%) Software Tester
5 28 (14.29%) Software Analyst
6 22 (11.22%) Software Test Analyst
6 22 (11.22%) Test Leader
7 18 (9.18%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (8.67%) Senior Test Analyst
9 16 (8.16%) Test Manager
10 14 (7.14%) Automation Tester
11 12 (6.12%) UAT Lead
11 12 (6.12%) UAT Test Lead
12 11 (5.61%) Developer
12 11 (5.61%) Test Engineer
13 10 (5.10%) Applications Tester
14 9 (4.59%) Automation Test Analyst
15 8 (4.08%) QA Analyst
15 8 (4.08%) Senior Test Manager
15 8 (4.08%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.76%) .NET
2 20 (10.20%) HTML
3 11 (5.61%) Web Services
4 8 (4.08%) CSS
4 8 (4.08%) XML
5 7 (3.57%) SOAP
6 5 (2.55%) MDX
6 5 (2.55%) XSL
6 5 (2.55%) X-Windows
7 4 (2.04%) EDI
7 4 (2.04%) Node.js
8 3 (1.53%) Flash
8 3 (1.53%) XML Messaging
9 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.02%) Apache Flex
9 2 (1.02%) J2EE
9 2 (1.02%) REST
10 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (5.61%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.55%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.55%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.53%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.02%) EPoS
9 1 (0.51%) AS400
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.18%) Windows
2 9 (4.59%) Linux
3 7 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.55%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.04%) Unix
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (32.14%) Software Testing
3 59 (30.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 53 (27.04%) Automated Testing
5 41 (20.92%) Defect Management
6 37 (18.88%) Test Management
7 33 (16.84%) Test Planning
8 29 (14.80%) Functional Testing
8 29 (14.80%) Scrum
9 27 (13.78%) Test Automation
10 24 (12.24%) Manual Testing
11 23 (11.73%) Non-Functional Testing
11 23 (11.73%) Regression Testing
12 22 (11.22%) Automation Testing
12 22 (11.22%) Performance Testing
12 22 (11.22%) SDLC
13 21 (10.71%) Waterfall
14 15 (7.65%) Test Strategy
14 15 (7.65%) Unit Testing
15 14 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.12%) SQL
2 29 (14.80%) C#
3 19 (9.69%) Java
4 12 (6.12%) C++
4 12 (6.12%) VB
5 9 (4.59%) PHP
6 8 (4.08%) C
6 8 (4.08%) Python
7 7 (3.57%) VBA
8 6 (3.06%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.04%) Scala
10 3 (1.53%) Fortran
11 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.02%) Perl
11 2 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (27.55%) ISEB
2 44 (22.45%) ISTQB
3 33 (16.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (11.22%) Degree
5 12 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (37.24%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SDET
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (9.18%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.12%) HP
3 9 (4.59%) Oracle
4 6 (3.06%) MKS
5 3 (1.53%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.53%) hybris
6 2 (1.02%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) Serena
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Market related
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits+Bonus
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Salary: £29000 - £33500 per annum + pension + incremental salary
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwickshire
Annapurna HR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Pembridge, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago