The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 129 119 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 82 95 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.71% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.23% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 70 91 85
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £24,400 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4078 4261 3655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.90% 76.73% 74.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3597 3139
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 26 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Coventry +18 18 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Warwickshire +10 13 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Staffordshire -2 13 £32,500 -
West Bromwich -9 4 - -
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Herefordshire -3 1 - -
Worcestershire -6 1 - -
Solihull -23 1 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 66 (47.83%) SQL
2 57 (41.30%) ISEB
3 47 (34.06%) Finance
4 35 (25.36%) Automated Testing
5 34 (24.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (22.46%) Manual Testing
7 28 (20.29%) Oracle
8 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
8 27 (19.57%) .NET
9 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
9 26 (18.84%) Software Testing
10 25 (18.12%) Degree
10 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (17.39%) Windows
12 23 (16.67%) QA
13 21 (15.22%) UNIX
14 19 (13.77%) HP
14 19 (13.77%) C#
15 18 (13.04%) HTML
16 17 (12.32%) Java
16 17 (12.32%) Web Services
17 15 (10.87%) VB
17 15 (10.87%) ERP
18 14 (10.14%) Quality Management
18 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
19 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
19 13 (9.42%) Validation
19 13 (9.42%) Requirements Analysis
19 13 (9.42%) System Testing
20 12 (8.70%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.25%) MS Office
3 7 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (2.90%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.45%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Visual Studio
1 10 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.52%) Selenium
3 7 (5.07%) WebDriver
4 6 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.62%) MSTest
6 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.45%) LoadUI
7 2 (1.45%) VectorCAST
7 2 (1.45%) jMock
7 2 (1.45%) JUnit
7 2 (1.45%) JMeter
7 2 (1.45%) Subversion
7 2 (1.45%) JIRA
8 1 (0.72%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 47 (34.06%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Retail
3 7 (5.07%) Back Office
4 5 (3.62%) Banking
5 3 (2.17%) Games
5 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (47.10%) Analyst
2 59 (42.75%) Test Analyst
3 33 (23.91%) Tester
4 15 (10.87%) Systems Analyst
5 14 (10.14%) Systems Test Analyst
6 13 (9.42%) Software Test Analyst
6 13 (9.42%) Developer
7 10 (7.25%) Systems Tester
8 9 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) QA Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Test Leader
9 7 (5.07%) Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Team Leader
9 7 (5.07%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
10 6 (4.35%) QA Tester
10 6 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (4.35%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 5 (3.62%) Applications Tester
11 5 (3.62%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.57%) .NET
2 18 (13.04%) HTML
3 17 (12.32%) Web Services
4 11 (7.97%) XML
5 9 (6.52%) WCF
6 6 (4.35%) OpenGL
6 6 (4.35%) DirectX
6 6 (4.35%) CSS
7 4 (2.90%) SOAP
7 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.90%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.90%) Spring
8 3 (2.17%) J2EE
9 2 (1.45%) JMS
9 2 (1.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.45%) Middleware
9 2 (1.45%) REST
9 2 (1.45%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.45%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) E-Learning
1 9 (6.52%) Learning Management System
2 7 (5.07%) Mathematics
2 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.35%) Physics
4 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.45%) AS400
5 2 (1.45%) iPhone
5 2 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (0.72%) Open Source
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.39%) Windows
2 21 (15.22%) UNIX
3 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.36%) Automated Testing
2 34 (24.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (22.46%) Manual Testing
4 26 (18.84%) Software Testing
5 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.87%) ERP
7 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
7 14 (10.14%) Quality Management
8 13 (9.42%) Validation
8 13 (9.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (9.42%) System Testing
9 10 (7.25%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.25%) Automation Testing
9 10 (7.25%) Integration Testing
9 10 (7.25%) Test Management
9 10 (7.25%) UML
10 9 (6.52%) Regression Testing
10 9 (6.52%) Workflow
10 9 (6.52%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.52%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 66 (47.83%) SQL
2 19 (13.77%) C#
3 17 (12.32%) Java
4 15 (10.87%) VB
5 7 (5.07%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.35%) C++
6 6 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.90%) PHP
8 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.45%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.45%) C
10 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (41.30%) ISEB
2 25 (18.12%) Degree
3 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
4 10 (7.25%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (20.29%) Oracle
2 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.77%) HP
4 10 (7.25%) SAP
5 5 (3.62%) IBM
6 4 (2.90%) Cognos
6 4 (2.90%) Netezza
7 3 (2.17%) Citrix
8 2 (1.45%) Apple
8 2 (1.45%) MKS
8 2 (1.45%) Fujitsu
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, Midlands
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago