The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 46 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.62% 0.38% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.47% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Average salary £23,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 - £27,322
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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 Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
264 214 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 85.71% 80.75% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 237 185 157
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Worcester - 5 £23,000 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) MKS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) VectorCAST
2 1 (14.29%) CANoe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
1 1 (14.29%) MKS