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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 140 141
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 112 79 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 1.51% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.73% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83 71 60
Median salary £39,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.41% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
4342 4565 4298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.87% 87.07% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 3767 3738
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +15 50 £42,500 +30.70% 6
Warwickshire +23 17 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Staffordshire -8 12 £32,000 -5.18% 2
Coventry +5 7 £55,000 +29.41%
Solihull -4 6 £25,750 -20.76% 1
Shropshire -4 5 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Wolverhampton +11 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £32,000 -
Worcestershire -12 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Herefordshire -26 1 £25,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 90 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (40.40%) QA
3 71 (35.86%) Automated Testing
4 63 (31.82%) Selenium
5 61 (30.81%) Finance
6 50 (25.25%) ISEB
6 50 (25.25%) ISTQB
7 48 (24.24%) Automation Testing
8 46 (23.23%) JIRA
9 45 (22.73%) SQL
9 45 (22.73%) Functional Testing
10 38 (19.19%) Linux
11 37 (18.69%) Java
11 37 (18.69%) Software Testing
11 37 (18.69%) Non-Functional Testing
12 35 (17.68%) Python
13 34 (17.17%) C++
14 31 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (15.15%) Scrum
16 29 (14.65%) Regression Testing
16 29 (14.65%) JavaScript
16 29 (14.65%) SDLC
17 26 (13.13%) SoapUI
18 24 (12.12%) Cucumber
18 24 (12.12%) Manual Testing
18 24 (12.12%) C#
19 23 (11.62%) Windows
19 23 (11.62%) Microsoft
20 20 (10.10%) Unit Testing
21 18 (9.09%) Jenkins

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 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.05%) MS Office
3 4 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.56%) SAP MII
2 2 (1.01%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) DHCP
2 1 (0.51%) DNS
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) VLAN
2 1 (0.51%) VoIP
2 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.01%) DB2
4 2 (1.01%) MySQL
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (31.82%) Selenium
2 46 (23.23%) JIRA
3 26 (13.13%) SoapUI
4 24 (12.12%) Cucumber
5 18 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 17 (8.59%) HP UFT
7 13 (6.57%) Hudson
8 12 (6.06%) Git (software)
8 12 (6.06%) Mercurial
8 12 (6.06%) Subversion
8 12 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.54%) WATIR
10 6 (3.03%) JMeter
10 6 (3.03%) JUnit
10 6 (3.03%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.53%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.53%) RSpec
12 4 (2.02%) Ant
12 4 (2.02%) LSMW
12 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (30.81%) Finance
2 14 (7.07%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.02%) Back Office
3 4 (2.02%) Retail
4 2 (1.01%) Games
4 2 (1.01%) Military
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (39.90%) Analyst
2 60 (30.30%) Test Analyst
3 41 (20.71%) Tester
4 31 (15.66%) Test Engineer
5 27 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 24 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
7 19 (9.60%) QA Engineer
7 19 (9.60%) QA Test Engineer
8 16 (8.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (8.08%) Software Tester
9 14 (7.07%) QA Automation Engineer
10 13 (6.57%) Business Analyst
11 12 (6.06%) Applications Tester
11 12 (6.06%) Automation Test Lead
11 12 (6.06%) Software Analyst
12 11 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
13 8 (4.04%) Developer
13 8 (4.04%) QA Analyst
14 7 (3.54%) Automation Tester
15 6 (3.03%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) SOAP
1 11 (5.56%) Web Services
2 9 (4.55%) EDI
2 9 (4.55%) X-Windows
3 7 (3.54%) XML
4 6 (3.03%) .NET
5 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.02%) BAPI
5 4 (2.02%) J2EE
5 4 (2.02%) REST
5 4 (2.02%) SAP ALE
5 4 (2.02%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (2.02%) XML Messaging
6 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.52%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.01%) CSS
7 2 (1.01%) XSLT
8 1 (0.51%) HTML
8 1 (0.51%) JSON
8 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.04%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.54%) Fintech
4 6 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) AS400
8 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.51%) EPoS
8 1 (0.51%) Physics
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.19%) Linux
2 23 (11.62%) Windows
3 10 (5.05%) Mac OS X
3 10 (5.05%) Unix
4 4 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.51%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (35.86%) Automated Testing
3 48 (24.24%) Automation Testing
4 45 (22.73%) Functional Testing
5 37 (18.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 37 (18.69%) Software Testing
6 31 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (15.15%) Scrum
8 29 (14.65%) Regression Testing
8 29 (14.65%) SDLC
9 24 (12.12%) Manual Testing
10 20 (10.10%) Unit Testing
11 18 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 16 (8.08%) Migration
12 16 (8.08%) Wealth Management
13 15 (7.58%) V-Model
14 14 (7.07%) Test Automation
15 13 (6.57%) Business Analysis
16 12 (6.06%) Logistics
16 12 (6.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.73%) SQL
2 37 (18.69%) Java
3 35 (17.68%) Python
4 34 (17.17%) C++
5 29 (14.65%) JavaScript
6 24 (12.12%) C#
7 9 (4.55%) C
8 8 (4.04%) Perl
9 4 (2.02%) ABAP
9 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.02%) Fortran
9 4 (2.02%) Ruby
9 4 (2.02%) SAPscript
10 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.51%) PHP
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (25.25%) ISEB
1 50 (25.25%) ISTQB
2 17 (8.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (4.04%) Degree
4 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (40.40%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.51%) ISO13485
2 1 (0.51%) MISRA
2 1 (0.51%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) SCOM
2 1 (0.51%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.59%) SAP
3 13 (6.57%) Oracle
4 8 (4.04%) HP
5 4 (2.02%) Serena
6 1 (0.51%) Epicor
6 1 (0.51%) QNX
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + 5 weeks hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago