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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 114 140 103
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -37
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 110 66 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.09% 1.29% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.59% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 90 58 92
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Birmingham +6 38 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Warwickshire +6 20 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Solihull +16 19 £37,500 -6.25%
Staffordshire +11 13 £28,550 -1.55%
Coventry -23 8 £41,750 +32.53% 1
Walsall - 7 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 6 £37,500 -
Worcestershire +3 4 £23,000 -26.98% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £27,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £39,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 88 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (41.09%) QA
3 75 (37.13%) ISEB
4 64 (31.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 55 (27.23%) Software Testing
6 46 (22.77%) SQL
7 45 (22.28%) ISTQB
8 39 (19.31%) Finance
9 35 (17.33%) Automated Testing
10 34 (16.83%) Regression Testing
11 33 (16.34%) JIRA
11 33 (16.34%) Manual Testing
12 29 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (13.86%) Selenium
14 23 (11.39%) Degree
14 23 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 22 (10.89%) Performance Testing
15 22 (10.89%) Test Automation
15 22 (10.89%) Scrum
15 22 (10.89%) .NET
16 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
18 19 (9.41%) Automation Testing
19 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
19 18 (8.91%) Windows
20 17 (8.42%) Microsoft
20 17 (8.42%) Time Management
21 16 (7.92%) Test Strategy
21 16 (7.92%) Mobile App
22 15 (7.43%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (3.47%) ResourceLink
1 7 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) HTTP
1 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.99%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Redis
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (16.34%) JIRA
2 28 (13.86%) Selenium
3 13 (6.44%) Bugzilla
4 11 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (4.95%) LoadRunner
5 10 (4.95%) Subversion
6 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.48%) JUnit
7 4 (1.98%) Appium
7 4 (1.98%) Calabash
7 4 (1.98%) Robotium
7 4 (1.98%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.98%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.98%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.49%) JMeter
8 3 (1.49%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.99%) VectorCAST
9 2 (0.99%) CANoe
General
1 39 (19.31%) Finance
2 13 (6.44%) Billing
3 9 (4.46%) Retail
4 8 (3.96%) Banking
5 6 (2.97%) Automotive
6 5 (2.48%) Games
7 4 (1.98%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.49%) Back Office
8 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (53.96%) Analyst
2 68 (33.66%) Test Analyst
3 54 (26.73%) Tester
4 28 (13.86%) Software Tester
5 16 (7.92%) Consultant
6 15 (7.43%) Business Analyst
6 15 (7.43%) QA Analyst
7 12 (5.94%) Test Manager
8 11 (5.45%) Test Leader
8 11 (5.45%) Junior
8 11 (5.45%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.96%) QA Tester
10 8 (3.96%) Junior Analyst
11 7 (3.47%) Web Tester
11 7 (3.47%) CRM Consultant
12 6 (2.97%) UAT Analyst
12 6 (2.97%) Software Test Analyst
13 5 (2.48%) Automation Test Analyst
13 5 (2.48%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.89%) .NET
2 7 (3.47%) Web Services
2 7 (3.47%) HTML
3 6 (2.97%) XML
4 5 (2.48%) CSS
5 4 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.98%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.50%) JSON
6 1 (0.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.50%) Ajax
6 1 (0.50%) HTML5
6 1 (0.50%) REST
6 1 (0.50%) Flash
6 1 (0.50%) WinForms
6 1 (0.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.92%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.97%) Open Source
6 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.91%) Windows
2 7 (3.47%) Linux
3 6 (2.97%) Android
4 4 (1.98%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 55 (27.23%) Software Testing
4 35 (17.33%) Automated Testing
5 34 (16.83%) Regression Testing
6 33 (16.34%) Manual Testing
7 22 (10.89%) Performance Testing
7 22 (10.89%) Test Automation
7 22 (10.89%) Scrum
8 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (9.41%) Automation Testing
10 17 (8.42%) Time Management
11 16 (7.92%) Test Strategy
12 15 (7.43%) Project Management
12 15 (7.43%) Integration Testing
13 14 (6.93%) Unit Testing
14 12 (5.94%) System Testing
14 12 (5.94%) Waterfall
14 12 (5.94%) Data Analysis
15 11 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.77%) SQL
2 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (6.44%) Java
4 10 (4.95%) C
4 10 (4.95%) C++
5 9 (4.46%) C#
6 3 (1.49%) Fortran
6 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.99%) VB
7 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.99%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
8 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 75 (37.13%) ISEB
2 45 (22.28%) ISTQB
3 23 (11.39%) Degree
3 23 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.48%) HND
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.50%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (0.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (41.09%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) COBIT
2 1 (0.50%) FATCA
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 11 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.94%) SAP
3 8 (3.96%) HP
4 7 (3.47%) Sage
5 6 (2.97%) Pegasus
5 6 (2.97%) Northgate
6 4 (1.98%) Symbian
7 2 (0.99%) Oneserve
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle
7 2 (0.99%) JDA
7 2 (0.99%) RedPrairie
7 2 (0.99%) Kronos
8 1 (0.50%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.50%) Capita
8 1 (0.50%) Facebook
8 1 (0.50%) Software AG
8 1 (0.50%) webMethods
8 1 (0.50%) PTC
8 1 (0.50%) MKS
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Childcare Vouchers,
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £43500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago