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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 141 126 154
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 107 108 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 2.02% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.38% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 88 86 60
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +4.28%
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
5438 4546 4406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.60% 84.86% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4227 3778 3678
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -20 29 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Staffordshire +8 25 £30,000 +5.07% 1
Warwickshire -10 16 £33,250 +5.55% 4
Shropshire -8 10 £27,500 -29.48% 1
Solihull +4 9 £33,500 -10.66% 3
Coventry -1 9 £38,250 -12.06% 4
Worcestershire -7 4 £35,000 +52.17%
Wolverhampton -13 2 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 83 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (36.31%) Software Testing
2 65 (36.31%) QA
3 54 (30.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 53 (29.61%) SQL
5 51 (28.49%) ISEB
6 49 (27.37%) ISTQB
7 44 (24.58%) Automated Testing
8 42 (23.46%) Finance
9 39 (21.79%) Test Management
10 38 (21.23%) Microsoft
11 37 (20.67%) JIRA
12 35 (19.55%) Defect Management
13 30 (16.76%) Test Planning
14 29 (16.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 25 (13.97%) Scrum
15 25 (13.97%) Selenium
15 25 (13.97%) Test Automation
15 25 (13.97%) Functional Testing
16 24 (13.41%) C#
16 24 (13.41%) Java
17 23 (12.85%) MS Excel
17 23 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (12.29%) .NET
19 21 (11.73%) Regression Testing
19 21 (11.73%) HTML
20 20 (11.17%) SQL Server
20 20 (11.17%) SDLC
21 19 (10.61%) Waterfall
22 18 (10.06%) Non-Functional Testing

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 6 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (12.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.82%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.23%) MS Project
4 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) SaaS
2 2 (1.12%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) Firewall
2 4 (2.23%) HTTP
3 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) ATM
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.35%) Data Mart
4 6 (3.35%) MySQL
4 6 (3.35%) OLAP
4 6 (3.35%) Power BI
4 6 (3.35%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.35%) Snowflake Schema
4 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.35%) Star Schema
5 5 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.23%) MS Access
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 37 (20.67%) JIRA
2 25 (13.97%) Selenium
3 9 (5.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.35%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.79%) Subversion
7 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.23%) Hudson
7 4 (2.23%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.23%) RSpec
7 4 (2.23%) Zephyr
8 3 (1.68%) Ant
8 3 (1.68%) QADirector
8 3 (1.68%) TestPartner
8 3 (1.68%) WATIR
9 2 (1.12%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.12%) Concordion
9 2 (1.12%) HP UFT
General
1 42 (23.46%) Finance
2 12 (6.70%) Games
3 11 (6.15%) Marketing
4 9 (5.03%) Retail
5 4 (2.23%) Local Government
6 3 (1.68%) Automotive
6 3 (1.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (40.22%) Analyst
2 53 (29.61%) Test Analyst
3 52 (29.05%) Tester
4 31 (17.32%) Software Tester
5 22 (12.29%) Software Analyst
5 22 (12.29%) Test Manager
6 20 (11.17%) Test Leader
7 16 (8.94%) Software Test Analyst
8 14 (7.82%) Test Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) Developer
9 12 (6.70%) UAT Lead
9 12 (6.70%) UAT Test Lead
10 11 (6.15%) Automation Tester
11 10 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (5.59%) Senior Manager
11 10 (5.59%) Senior Test Manager
11 10 (5.59%) Software Manager
11 10 (5.59%) Software Test Manager
12 9 (5.03%) Senior Test Analyst
13 8 (4.47%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.29%) .NET
2 21 (11.73%) HTML
3 10 (5.59%) CSS
3 10 (5.59%) Web Services
4 8 (4.47%) SOAP
4 8 (4.47%) XML
5 6 (3.35%) MDX
5 6 (3.35%) XSL
6 3 (1.68%) Flash
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.12%) EDI
7 2 (1.12%) J2EE
7 2 (1.12%) REST
7 2 (1.12%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.12%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (8.38%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.15%) Client/Server
5 10 (5.59%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.35%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.79%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.12%) EPoS
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.26%) Windows
2 8 (4.47%) Linux
3 4 (2.23%) Unix
4 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (36.31%) Software Testing
3 54 (30.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (24.58%) Automated Testing
5 39 (21.79%) Test Management
6 35 (19.55%) Defect Management
7 30 (16.76%) Test Planning
8 25 (13.97%) Functional Testing
8 25 (13.97%) Scrum
8 25 (13.97%) Test Automation
9 21 (11.73%) Regression Testing
10 20 (11.17%) SDLC
11 19 (10.61%) Waterfall
12 18 (10.06%) Non-Functional Testing
12 18 (10.06%) Test Strategy
13 16 (8.94%) Manual Testing
14 15 (8.38%) Automation Testing
14 15 (8.38%) Performance Testing
14 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (7.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.61%) SQL
2 24 (13.41%) C#
2 24 (13.41%) Java
3 9 (5.03%) VB
4 8 (4.47%) C++
4 8 (4.47%) PHP
5 7 (3.91%) C
6 6 (3.35%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.23%) Python
8 4 (2.23%) Scala
9 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.68%) Fortran
9 3 (1.68%) Perl
9 3 (1.68%) Ruby
9 3 (1.68%) VBA
10 2 (1.12%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 51 (28.49%) ISEB
2 49 (27.37%) ISTQB
3 29 (16.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (8.94%) Degree
5 12 (6.70%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (36.31%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (10.06%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (21.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.59%) HP
3 9 (5.03%) Oracle
4 8 (4.47%) MKS
5 4 (2.23%) hybris
6 3 (1.68%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.12%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + incremental salary + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36047.00 - £39180.90 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + pension, flexible benefits, others
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Annapurna HR
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20000.00 to £25000.00 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago