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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 114 135 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 101 78 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.75% 1.43% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.78% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 86 65 85
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,400 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,595 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +4.47%
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
4817 4377 4212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.64% 80.30% 79.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3949 3669 3544
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 June 2015.

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 June 2015. 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
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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 -2 35 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Solihull +24 16 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Coventry -15 14 £37,500 +19.04% 4
Warwickshire -20 13 £32,500 -12.16% 3
Staffordshire +7 11 £28,550 -1.55% 1
Wolverhampton - 7 £37,500 -
Walsall - 5 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £23,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £27,500 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 83 (41.71%) QA
2 77 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (38.69%) ISEB
3 65 (32.66%) User Acceptance Testing
4 52 (26.13%) Software Testing
5 47 (23.62%) ISTQB
6 44 (22.11%) SQL
7 40 (20.10%) Automated Testing
8 39 (19.60%) Finance
9 34 (17.09%) Regression Testing
10 32 (16.08%) Manual Testing
11 31 (15.58%) JIRA
12 30 (15.08%) Selenium
13 29 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (13.57%) .NET
15 26 (13.07%) Microsoft
15 26 (13.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 22 (11.06%) Scrum
16 22 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (10.55%) JavaScript
17 21 (10.55%) Integration Testing
18 20 (10.05%) Performance Testing
18 20 (10.05%) Degree
18 20 (10.05%) Windows
18 20 (10.05%) HP UFT
18 20 (10.05%) MS Excel
19 19 (9.55%) Test Automation
20 18 (9.05%) SQL Server
20 18 (9.05%) Automation Testing
21 17 (8.54%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 3 (1.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.54%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) ResourceLink
2 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.02%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) MySQL
5 1 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (15.58%) JIRA
2 30 (15.08%) Selenium
3 20 (10.05%) HP UFT
4 16 (8.04%) Bugzilla
5 12 (6.03%) Subversion
6 9 (4.52%) LoadRunner
7 6 (3.02%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.51%) FitNesse
8 5 (2.51%) Ranorex
9 4 (2.01%) Calabash
9 4 (2.01%) Robotium
9 4 (2.01%) Appium
10 3 (1.51%) JMeter
10 3 (1.51%) JUnit
11 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.01%) NUnit
11 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.01%) CANoe
11 2 (1.01%) VectorCAST
General
1 39 (19.60%) Finance
2 12 (6.03%) Billing
3 8 (4.02%) Retail
4 6 (3.02%) Banking
5 4 (2.01%) Games
5 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Automotive
6 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 106 (53.27%) Analyst
2 66 (33.17%) Test Analyst
3 51 (25.63%) Tester
4 24 (12.06%) Software Tester
5 15 (7.54%) Test Engineer
5 15 (7.54%) Business Analyst
6 14 (7.04%) Test Manager
6 14 (7.04%) QA Analyst
7 12 (6.03%) Test Leader
8 10 (5.03%) Junior
9 9 (4.52%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Junior Analyst
11 7 (3.52%) Web Tester
11 7 (3.52%) QA Tester
12 6 (3.02%) Consultant
12 6 (3.02%) QA Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Automated Test Analyst
13 5 (2.51%) UAT Analyst
13 5 (2.51%) Junior Test Analyst
13 5 (2.51%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.57%) .NET
2 14 (7.04%) HTML
3 10 (5.03%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.03%) CSS
4 7 (3.52%) Web Services
4 7 (3.52%) XML
5 5 (2.51%) jQuery
6 3 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.51%) Backbone.js
6 3 (1.51%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.51%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.50%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.50%) HTML5
8 1 (0.50%) Flash
8 1 (0.50%) WinForms
8 1 (0.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.54%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.53%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.02%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.01%) AS400
6 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Statistics
8 1 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.05%) Windows
2 6 (3.02%) Linux
3 4 (2.01%) Android
3 4 (2.01%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 52 (26.13%) Software Testing
4 40 (20.10%) Automated Testing
5 34 (17.09%) Regression Testing
6 32 (16.08%) Manual Testing
7 22 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (11.06%) Scrum
8 21 (10.55%) Integration Testing
9 20 (10.05%) Performance Testing
10 19 (9.55%) Test Automation
11 18 (9.05%) Automation Testing
12 17 (8.54%) Time Management
13 16 (8.04%) System Testing
14 15 (7.54%) SDLC
15 14 (7.04%) Unit Testing
16 12 (6.03%) Project Management
17 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
17 11 (5.53%) Workflow
17 11 (5.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.11%) SQL
2 21 (10.55%) JavaScript
3 13 (6.53%) C#
4 10 (5.03%) C
5 8 (4.02%) Java
6 7 (3.52%) C++
7 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.51%) Fortran
8 2 (1.01%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.01%) VB
9 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.50%) VB6
9 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (38.69%) ISEB
2 47 (23.62%) ISTQB
3 26 (13.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (10.05%) Degree
5 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.51%) HND
7 1 (0.50%) HNC
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (41.71%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.50%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.03%) SAP
3 8 (4.02%) HP
4 7 (3.52%) Sage
5 6 (3.02%) Pegasus
5 6 (3.02%) Northgate
6 3 (1.51%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.01%) Oneserve
7 2 (1.01%) Kronos
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle
7 2 (1.01%) JDA
7 2 (1.01%) Symbian
7 2 (1.01%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.50%) Software AG
8 1 (0.50%) webMethods
8 1 (0.50%) ESRI
8 1 (0.50%) MKS
8 1 (0.50%) PTC
8 1 (0.50%) Fujitsu
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32515.00 per annum + Final Salary Pension+Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £62500.00 per annum + Car + Extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago