Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 91 155
Rank change year-on-year -82 +64 -42
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 97 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.62% 2.62% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.87% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 85 40
Birmingham median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £38,000 £55,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,515
% change year-on-year - +7.64% -7.10%

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 3,372 3,375 3,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.89% 91.14% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,390 2,657 3,095
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,100 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
3 10 (43.48%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Project Management
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (26.09%) ISEB
8 5 (21.74%) ETL
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 5 (21.74%) QA
9 4 (17.39%) Retail
9 4 (17.39%) Tableau
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) Big Data

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 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) Power BI
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Test Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Tester
4 7 (30.43%) Automation Tester
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
6 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) EDI Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) EDI
3 1 (4.35%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Acceptance Criteria
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
5 5 (21.74%) ETL
5 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
8 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
1 4 (17.39%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Dell
2 1 (4.35%) IBM