Period
to 27 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 102 157
Rank change year-on-year -14 +55 -26
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 47 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.78% 1.92% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.04% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 46 33
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £41,500 £30,875 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £61,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,531 2,306 3,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.84% 94.05% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 2,025 2,170
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,768 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £76,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Scripting in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Scripting in Birmingham over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) Selenium
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
3 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (61.54%) Microservices
3 8 (61.54%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (53.85%) Postman
4 7 (53.85%) JMeter
5 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (30.77%) QA Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) Azure
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
8 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
8 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Cypress.io
8 2 (15.38%) System Testing
8 2 (15.38%) SAP HCM
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) SAP Payroll

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP HCM
1 2 (15.38%) SAP HR
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (53.85%) JMeter
3 7 (53.85%) Postman
4 2 (15.38%) Cypress.io
4 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Test Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SaaS Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Collaborative Working
2 8 (61.54%) Kanban
2 8 (61.54%) Microservices
2 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (30.77%) QA Automation
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 2 (15.38%) White-Box Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft