Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 163 149
Rank change year-on-year +81 -14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 118 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.07% 1.28% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 1.44% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 104 52 40
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £21,225
90th Percentile £55,000 £42,350 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £34,715 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.02% +6.82% -

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 3471 4242 3434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.20% 89.12% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2718 3094 2878
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 77 (65.25%) Test Automation
2 66 (55.93%) Selenium
3 59 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (45.76%) QA
6 46 (38.98%) Test Strategy
7 40 (33.90%) Scrum
8 33 (27.97%) Java
9 32 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (24.58%) WebDriver
11 28 (23.73%) ISEB
11 28 (23.73%) Finance
12 27 (22.88%) SQL
12 27 (22.88%) ISTQB
13 26 (22.03%) JIRA
14 23 (19.49%) Cucumber
15 21 (17.80%) Waterfall
16 19 (16.10%) XML
16 19 (16.10%) E-Commerce
17 18 (15.25%) Migration
18 17 (14.41%) BDD
18 17 (14.41%) Scenario Testing
19 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
20 14 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 13 (11.02%) Manual Testing
22 12 (10.17%) Test Management
22 12 (10.17%) SoapUI
23 11 (9.32%) Retail
23 11 (9.32%) Calabash
23 11 (9.32%) Appium

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Intranet
2 2 (1.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.85%) Skype
3 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 66 (55.93%) Selenium
2 29 (24.58%) WebDriver
3 26 (22.03%) JIRA
4 23 (19.49%) Cucumber
5 12 (10.17%) SoapUI
6 11 (9.32%) Appium
6 11 (9.32%) Calabash
7 9 (7.63%) JMeter
8 8 (6.78%) SpecFlow
9 7 (5.93%) JBehave
10 6 (5.08%) eggPlant
10 6 (5.08%) HP UFT
10 6 (5.08%) Ranorex
10 6 (5.08%) TestRail
10 6 (5.08%) WATIR
11 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.54%) Bugzilla
13 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.69%) JUnit
13 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Retail
3 7 (5.93%) Games
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (47.46%) Tester
2 53 (44.92%) Analyst
3 43 (36.44%) Test Analyst
4 36 (30.51%) Automation Tester
5 19 (16.10%) Software Tester
6 17 (14.41%) Software Analyst
6 17 (14.41%) Software Test Analyst
7 12 (10.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (10.17%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (10.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 12 (10.17%) Test Engineer
8 11 (9.32%) QA Analyst
8 11 (9.32%) Test Leader
9 10 (8.47%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) QA Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) QA Test Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Test Manager
11 8 (6.78%) Senior QA Engineer
11 8 (6.78%) Senior Tester
12 7 (5.93%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) XML
2 9 (7.63%) SOAP
3 6 (5.08%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.39%) Web Services
5 3 (2.54%) REST
6 2 (1.69%) .NET
7 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.85%) CSS
7 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.08%) Fintech
4 3 (2.54%) Digital Signage
4 3 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) BYOD
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Windows
3 2 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (65.25%) Test Automation
2 59 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (38.98%) Test Strategy
5 40 (33.90%) Scrum
6 21 (17.80%) Waterfall
7 19 (16.10%) E-Commerce
8 18 (15.25%) Migration
9 17 (14.41%) BDD
9 17 (14.41%) Scenario Testing
10 13 (11.02%) Manual Testing
11 12 (10.17%) Test Management
12 10 (8.47%) Integration Testing
13 8 (6.78%) Defect Management
13 8 (6.78%) Project Management
13 8 (6.78%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.93%) Acceptance Criteria
14 7 (5.93%) ITIL
15 6 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.97%) Java
2 27 (22.88%) SQL
3 8 (6.78%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.93%) C#
5 5 (4.24%) Python
6 3 (2.54%) Ruby
7 2 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) ISEB
2 27 (22.88%) ISTQB
3 14 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.93%) Degree
5 5 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (45.76%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) vSphere
2 1 (0.85%) XenApp
2 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.08%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (1.69%) HP
3 2 (1.69%) New Relic
4 1 (0.85%) Acronis
4 1 (0.85%) Apple
4 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Citrix
4 1 (0.85%) Dell
4 1 (0.85%) Juniper
4 1 (0.85%) MobileIron
4 1 (0.85%) Remedy
4 1 (0.85%) VMware
4 1 (0.85%) Wyse
4 1 (0.85%) Yardi