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

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 133 130 166
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 99 83 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 1.63% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.91% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78 66 63
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
4822 4352 4887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.56% 85.62% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 3643 4295
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +7 34 £39,000 +20.00% 3
Warwickshire +15 20 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Staffordshire -12 12 £30,750 -5.38% 1
Solihull -2 10 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Shropshire - 7 £42,000 - 1
Coventry -13 5 £42,500 -1.73% 1
Wolverhampton +9 2 - -
Worcestershire -6 2 £26,000 -11.11%
Walsall - 2 £32,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 91 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (39.02%) QA
3 67 (32.68%) Automated Testing
4 55 (26.83%) SQL
5 51 (24.88%) Finance
6 44 (21.46%) ISEB
6 44 (21.46%) JIRA
6 44 (21.46%) Automation Testing
7 43 (20.98%) ISTQB
8 42 (20.49%) Selenium
9 41 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 40 (19.51%) Functional Testing
11 37 (18.05%) SDLC
11 37 (18.05%) Regression Testing
12 36 (17.56%) Manual Testing
13 32 (15.61%) Scrum
13 32 (15.61%) Java
13 32 (15.61%) Non-Functional Testing
14 30 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (13.66%) Microsoft
16 27 (13.17%) Windows
16 27 (13.17%) Linux
16 27 (13.17%) Jenkins
17 25 (12.20%) C++
17 25 (12.20%) Cucumber
18 24 (11.71%) Unit Testing
18 24 (11.71%) Python
19 22 (10.73%) SQL Server
20 20 (9.76%) HP UFT
21 19 (9.27%) Wealth Management

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 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.37%) MS Office
3 4 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.37%) SAP MII
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) DHCP
2 1 (0.49%) DNS
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.49%) VLAN
2 1 (0.49%) VoIP
2 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.98%) DB2
5 2 (0.98%) MS Access
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (21.46%) JIRA
2 42 (20.49%) Selenium
3 27 (13.17%) Jenkins
4 25 (12.20%) Cucumber
5 20 (9.76%) HP UFT
6 18 (8.78%) Git (software)
6 18 (8.78%) Hudson
6 18 (8.78%) SoapUI
7 17 (8.29%) Mercurial
8 16 (7.80%) Subversion
9 12 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.41%) WATIR
11 6 (2.93%) RSpec
11 6 (2.93%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.44%) Ant
12 5 (2.44%) Bugzilla
12 5 (2.44%) JMeter
12 5 (2.44%) SilkPerformer
13 4 (1.95%) Concordion
14 3 (1.46%) JUnit
General
1 51 (24.88%) Finance
2 13 (6.34%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.88%) Retail
4 6 (2.93%) Games
4 6 (2.93%) Military
5 5 (2.44%) Back Office
6 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (48.29%) Analyst
2 77 (37.56%) Test Analyst
3 55 (26.83%) Tester
4 28 (13.66%) Software Tester
5 25 (12.20%) Test Engineer
6 22 (10.73%) Applications Tester
7 21 (10.24%) Automation Test Analyst
8 19 (9.27%) Software Analyst
9 18 (8.78%) Software Test Analyst
10 17 (8.29%) Business Analyst
10 17 (8.29%) Test Automation Engineer
10 17 (8.29%) Test Leader
11 12 (5.85%) QA Engineer
11 12 (5.85%) QA Test Engineer
12 11 (5.37%) QA Analyst
13 9 (4.39%) Automation Tester
13 9 (4.39%) QA Test Analyst
13 9 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (4.39%) Senior Test Analyst
14 6 (2.93%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.83%) EDI
2 13 (6.34%) X-Windows
3 12 (5.85%) Web Services
4 10 (4.88%) SOAP
5 7 (3.41%) .NET
5 7 (3.41%) XML
6 5 (2.44%) J2EE
6 5 (2.44%) REST
7 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.95%) XML Messaging
8 3 (1.46%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.46%) HTML
9 2 (0.98%) BAPI
9 2 (0.98%) SAP ALE
9 2 (0.98%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.49%) CSS
10 1 (0.49%) Node.js
10 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.93%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.95%) iPad
6 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.46%) Fintech
8 2 (0.98%) AS400
8 2 (0.98%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.98%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.17%) Linux
1 27 (13.17%) Windows
2 14 (6.83%) Mac OS X
3 8 (3.90%) Unix
4 4 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.68%) Automated Testing
3 44 (21.46%) Automation Testing
4 41 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 40 (19.51%) Functional Testing
6 37 (18.05%) Regression Testing
6 37 (18.05%) SDLC
7 36 (17.56%) Manual Testing
8 32 (15.61%) Non-Functional Testing
8 32 (15.61%) Scrum
9 30 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (11.71%) Unit Testing
11 19 (9.27%) Wealth Management
12 18 (8.78%) Performance Testing
12 18 (8.78%) Waterfall
13 17 (8.29%) Test Automation
13 17 (8.29%) Validation
13 17 (8.29%) V-Model
14 16 (7.80%) Logistics
14 16 (7.80%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.83%) SQL
2 32 (15.61%) Java
3 25 (12.20%) C++
4 24 (11.71%) Python
5 17 (8.29%) C#
6 13 (6.34%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.39%) C
8 7 (3.41%) Perl
9 5 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.44%) Fortran
9 5 (2.44%) Ruby
10 3 (1.46%) VB
11 2 (0.98%) ABAP
11 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.98%) SAPscript
11 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.98%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.49%) Scala
12 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (21.46%) ISEB
2 43 (20.98%) ISTQB
3 17 (8.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.41%) Degree
5 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (39.02%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SDET
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) SCOM
2 1 (0.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.32%) SAP
3 13 (6.34%) Oracle
4 5 (2.44%) HP
5 4 (1.95%) Serena
6 1 (0.49%) Epicor
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £26k - 39k per year
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