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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / West Midlands
Rank 109 161 131
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 106 75 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.25% 1.27% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.44% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 67 70
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
4224 5210 4249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.83% 88.36% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 4288 3581
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +43 48 £45,000 +33.30% 4
Staffordshire +3 12 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Warwickshire +20 11 £30,000 -50.00% 3
Shropshire +3 11 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Solihull - 9 £42,500 - 2
Coventry +14 6 £55,000 +69.23%
Herefordshire -23 2 £25,000 - 1
Walsall - 2 £32,000 -
Worcestershire -10 1 £22,000 -32.30%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 92 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (42.27%) QA
3 70 (36.08%) Automated Testing
4 68 (35.05%) Selenium
5 57 (29.38%) Finance
6 53 (27.32%) ISEB
7 52 (26.80%) ISTQB
8 50 (25.77%) Automation Testing
9 44 (22.68%) SQL
10 43 (22.16%) Functional Testing
11 38 (19.59%) JIRA
12 36 (18.56%) Non-Functional Testing
13 35 (18.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (18.04%) Software Testing
14 32 (16.49%) Java
14 32 (16.49%) Linux
14 32 (16.49%) Python
15 31 (15.98%) C++
16 30 (15.46%) Regression Testing
17 29 (14.95%) JavaScript
18 27 (13.92%) SDLC
19 26 (13.40%) SoapUI
20 25 (12.89%) C#
21 23 (11.86%) Scrum
21 23 (11.86%) Cucumber
22 22 (11.34%) Manual Testing
23 21 (10.82%) Microsoft
24 20 (10.31%) Waterfall
25 19 (9.79%) Windows
26 18 (9.28%) Unit 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 2 (1.03%) Confluence
2 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
Applications
1 12 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.12%) MS Office
3 4 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) MS Project
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) SAP MII
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.55%) MySQL
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (35.05%) Selenium
2 38 (19.59%) JIRA
3 26 (13.40%) SoapUI
4 23 (11.86%) Cucumber
5 16 (8.25%) HP UFT
6 13 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.15%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.15%) Subversion
8 7 (3.61%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.61%) Hudson
8 7 (3.61%) Mercurial
8 7 (3.61%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.09%) JMeter
9 6 (3.09%) JUnit
10 4 (2.06%) LSMW
10 4 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (2.06%) WATIR
11 3 (1.55%) JBehave
11 3 (1.55%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.55%) TestNG
General
1 57 (29.38%) Finance
2 8 (4.12%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.58%) Back Office
3 5 (2.58%) Retail
4 4 (2.06%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 78 (40.21%) Analyst
2 56 (28.87%) Test Analyst
3 43 (22.16%) Tester
4 31 (15.98%) Test Engineer
5 23 (11.86%) Test Automation Engineer
5 23 (11.86%) Test Leader
6 21 (10.82%) QA Engineer
6 21 (10.82%) QA Test Engineer
7 19 (9.79%) Software Tester
8 15 (7.73%) Business Analyst
8 15 (7.73%) QA Automation Engineer
9 14 (7.22%) Automation Test Analyst
9 14 (7.22%) Software Analyst
10 13 (6.70%) Software Test Analyst
11 12 (6.19%) Automation Test Lead
12 10 (5.15%) QA Analyst
13 9 (4.64%) Applications Tester
14 8 (4.12%) Automation Tester
14 8 (4.12%) QA Test Analyst
15 7 (3.61%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.64%) Web Services
1 9 (4.64%) XML
2 8 (4.12%) SOAP
3 7 (3.61%) .NET
3 7 (3.61%) X-Windows
4 6 (3.09%) EDI
5 4 (2.06%) BAPI
5 4 (2.06%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.06%) SAP ALE
5 4 (2.06%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (2.06%) XML Messaging
6 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.55%) J2EE
7 2 (1.03%) XSLT
8 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.52%) CSS
8 1 (0.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.61%) Fintech
3 6 (3.09%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.09%) Reinsurance
4 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.03%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) EPoS
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.49%) Linux
2 19 (9.79%) Windows
3 10 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.64%) Unix
5 8 (4.12%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.09%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (36.08%) Automated Testing
3 50 (25.77%) Automation Testing
4 43 (22.16%) Functional Testing
5 36 (18.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 35 (18.04%) Software Testing
6 35 (18.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (15.46%) Regression Testing
8 27 (13.92%) SDLC
9 23 (11.86%) Scrum
10 22 (11.34%) Manual Testing
11 20 (10.31%) Waterfall
12 18 (9.28%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.70%) Migration
13 13 (6.70%) System Testing
13 13 (6.70%) Test Strategy
13 13 (6.70%) Wealth Management
14 12 (6.19%) Workflow
15 11 (5.67%) Test Automation
16 10 (5.15%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.68%) SQL
2 32 (16.49%) Java
2 32 (16.49%) Python
3 31 (15.98%) C++
4 29 (14.95%) JavaScript
5 25 (12.89%) C#
6 9 (4.64%) C
7 4 (2.06%) ABAP
7 4 (2.06%) Perl
7 4 (2.06%) SAPscript
8 2 (1.03%) Fortran
8 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.03%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) Scala
9 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (27.32%) ISEB
2 52 (26.80%) ISTQB
3 14 (7.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.12%) Degree
5 3 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (42.27%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.52%) ISO13485
2 1 (0.52%) MISRA
2 1 (0.52%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.67%) SAP
3 10 (5.15%) Oracle
4 6 (3.09%) HP
4 6 (3.09%) Serena
5 1 (0.52%) Epicor
5 1 (0.52%) QNX
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum pension, bonus, private health care
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SSP Worldwide
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
BDR Thermea Group B.V
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago