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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 146 128 115
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 71 86 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 1.57% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.96% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 58 78 97
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
4702 4377 4363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.75% 80.11% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3819 3626 3696
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +4.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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
Coventry -7 19 £35,000 +12.00% 7
Birmingham -5 14 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Staffordshire +5 11 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Warwickshire -7 10 £31,250 -16.66% 4
Wolverhampton - 5 £42,500 -
Solihull +7 3 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Herefordshire +3 2 - -
Worcestershire -1 1 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £27,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 68 (37.78%) QA
2 67 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.22%) ISEB
3 66 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 46 (25.56%) Software Testing
5 45 (25.00%) SQL
6 44 (24.44%) ISTQB
7 38 (21.11%) Automated Testing
8 33 (18.33%) Microsoft
9 32 (17.78%) Finance
10 29 (16.11%) Regression Testing
10 29 (16.11%) .NET
11 26 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (11.67%) Scrum
13 21 (11.67%) JIRA
13 21 (11.67%) Degree
13 21 (11.67%) Selenium
13 21 (11.67%) Integration Testing
14 20 (11.11%) Performance Testing
14 20 (11.11%) MS Excel
15 19 (10.56%) HP UFT
15 19 (10.56%) SQL Server
15 19 (10.56%) Manual Testing
15 19 (10.56%) Test Management
16 18 (10.00%) System Testing
17 17 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (9.44%) HTML
17 17 (9.44%) Automation Testing
17 17 (9.44%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (2.22%) IIS
2 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.11%) Moodle
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.78%) MS Office
3 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.67%) MS Project
4 3 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) ResourceLink
2 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.11%) MS Access
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (11.67%) JIRA
1 21 (11.67%) Selenium
2 19 (10.56%) HP UFT
3 9 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 8 (4.44%) LoadRunner
4 8 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.89%) Subversion
5 7 (3.89%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.33%) JMeter
7 5 (2.78%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.67%) SilkPerformer
8 3 (1.67%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (1.67%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.67%) Introscope
9 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.11%) TestPartner
9 2 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.11%) QADirector
10 1 (0.56%) Log4j
10 1 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 32 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (3.89%) Retail
3 6 (3.33%) Billing
4 5 (2.78%) Games
4 5 (2.78%) Banking
5 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (46.67%) Analyst
2 62 (34.44%) Test Analyst
3 40 (22.22%) Tester
4 18 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 13 (7.22%) Test Engineer
5 13 (7.22%) Test Leader
6 11 (6.11%) Junior
6 11 (6.11%) Test Manager
7 10 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Junior Test Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Consultant
9 7 (3.89%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.89%) Developer
9 7 (3.89%) QA Tester
10 6 (3.33%) QA Engineer
10 6 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) QA Leader
10 6 (3.33%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.11%) .NET
2 17 (9.44%) HTML
3 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.56%) CSS
5 9 (5.00%) XML
6 7 (3.89%) jQuery
7 6 (3.33%) Web Services
8 4 (2.22%) Flash
8 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.22%) Backbone.js
8 4 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.67%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.11%) SAP PI
10 2 (1.11%) XML Messaging
10 2 (1.11%) SAP Smart Forms
11 1 (0.56%) Ajax
11 1 (0.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.22%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.11%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.78%) AS400
7 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.11%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.11%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) PMI
9 1 (0.56%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) iSeries
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (1.67%) UNIX
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.11%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) SUSE
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 46 (25.56%) Software Testing
4 38 (21.11%) Automated Testing
5 29 (16.11%) Regression Testing
6 21 (11.67%) Scrum
6 21 (11.67%) Integration Testing
7 20 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 19 (10.56%) Test Management
8 19 (10.56%) Manual Testing
9 18 (10.00%) System Testing
10 17 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (9.44%) Automation Testing
10 17 (9.44%) SDLC
11 16 (8.89%) Test Automation
11 16 (8.89%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.67%) Project Management
13 11 (6.11%) User Stories
13 11 (6.11%) Test Planning
14 10 (5.56%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.00%) SQL
2 16 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.78%) C#
4 10 (5.56%) Java
5 9 (5.00%) C
6 8 (4.44%) C++
7 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.67%) Fortran
9 2 (1.11%) ABAP
9 2 (1.11%) VBA
9 2 (1.11%) VB
9 2 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (37.22%) ISEB
2 44 (24.44%) ISTQB
3 24 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (11.67%) Degree
5 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.22%) HND
7 3 (1.67%) HNC
7 3 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.67%) NVQ Level 4
7 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (37.78%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 13 (7.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.78%) SAP
3 9 (5.00%) Sage
4 8 (4.44%) HP
5 7 (3.89%) Oracle
6 6 (3.33%) Pegasus
6 6 (3.33%) Northgate
7 4 (2.22%) JDA
7 4 (2.22%) RedPrairie
7 4 (2.22%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.22%) Kronos
7 4 (2.22%) Oneserve
8 3 (1.67%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.67%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.67%) hybris
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.11%) Talend
10 1 (0.56%) webMethods
10 1 (0.56%) ESRI
10 1 (0.56%) Serena
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + Excellent Benefits
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Coventry
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Coventry
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + Bens
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Salary: £30000 to £40000 + excellent Benefits
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