Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 88 163
Rank change year-on-year -79 +75 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 120 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.74% 3.09% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 3.37% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 105 50
Birmingham median annual salary £39,066 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.34% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £30,250 £26,750 £28,400
90th Percentile £64,625 £55,000 £41,150
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,715
% 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 3,308 3,559 4,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.08% 91.68% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,349 2,812 3,195
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 7 (25.93%) ISEB
6 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
8 5 (18.52%) Selenium
8 5 (18.52%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (18.52%) Change Management
8 5 (18.52%) ITSM
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
8 5 (18.52%) Python
8 5 (18.52%) SAML
8 5 (18.52%) IBM
8 5 (18.52%) Remedy
8 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3

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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (7.41%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3
2 5 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (18.52%) AWS CloudTrail
2 5 (18.52%) AWS CodePipeline
2 5 (18.52%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (18.52%) CloudFront
2 5 (18.52%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (18.52%) SaaS
2 5 (18.52%) Serverless
2 5 (18.52%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.70%) LoadUI
4 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Software Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) Node.js
2 5 (18.52%) SAML
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
3 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
5 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) Change Management
7 5 (18.52%) Coaching
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (18.52%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) ITSM
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Secure Coding
7 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ansible
1 5 (18.52%) Kubernetes
1 5 (18.52%) Mesos
1 5 (18.52%) rkt
1 5 (18.52%) Single Sign-On
1 5 (18.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) IBM
2 5 (18.52%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Baan
3 2 (7.41%) Infor
3 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) OutSystems