The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 21 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.11% 3.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 4.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Test Scripting
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 89 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 76.84% 80.91% 91.49%
Number of salaries quoted 64 85 38
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,021 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Wolverhampton region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Flash
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (50.00%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft