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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 116 83
Rank change year-on-year +30 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.08% 1.06% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.22% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 32
Median salary £40,000 £32,515 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.02% -7.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1641 2055 1444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.72% 87.22% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1576 1195
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Birmingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) QA
2 38 (46.34%) Selenium
3 34 (41.46%) Finance
4 29 (35.37%) ISEB
5 27 (32.93%) Automated Testing
6 26 (31.71%) ISTQB
6 26 (31.71%) Java
7 24 (29.27%) Automation Testing
8 21 (25.61%) SQL
9 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
10 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
11 17 (20.73%) JIRA
11 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
12 15 (18.29%) Cucumber
12 15 (18.29%) SDLC
12 15 (18.29%) Unit Testing
12 15 (18.29%) C++
12 15 (18.29%) Linux
12 15 (18.29%) Python
13 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (14.63%) HP UFT
14 12 (14.63%) Waterfall
15 11 (13.41%) Migration
15 11 (13.41%) Scrum
16 10 (12.20%) XML
17 8 (9.76%) CRM
17 8 (9.76%) Performance Testing
17 8 (9.76%) Wealth Management
17 8 (9.76%) BDD

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 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) Big Data
3 2 (2.44%) Power BI
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (46.34%) Selenium
2 17 (20.73%) JIRA
3 15 (18.29%) Cucumber
4 12 (14.63%) HP UFT
5 7 (8.54%) JUnit
6 6 (7.32%) JMeter
6 6 (7.32%) SoapUI
7 5 (6.10%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.88%) eggPlant
8 4 (4.88%) JBehave
8 4 (4.88%) LSMW
8 4 (4.88%) Ranorex
8 4 (4.88%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.88%) Subversion
8 4 (4.88%) TestNG
8 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (4.88%) WATIR
9 2 (2.44%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.44%) TestComplete
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Analyst
2 35 (42.68%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.73%) Test Leader
4 13 (15.85%) Tester
5 10 (12.20%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Automation Test Lead
6 8 (9.76%) Software Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Software Test Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Software Tester
7 7 (8.54%) Test Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) Test Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) ABAP Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.88%) QA Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) QA Leader
11 3 (3.66%) QA Team Leader
11 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) XML
2 7 (8.54%) SOAP
3 4 (4.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.88%) BAPI
3 4 (4.88%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.88%) SAP ALE
3 4 (4.88%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.44%) J2EE
5 1 (1.22%) CSS
5 1 (1.22%) JSON
5 1 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (9.76%) Fintech
2 6 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.44%) iPad
3 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) EPoS
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) Windows
3 6 (7.32%) Unix
4 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.93%) Automated Testing
3 24 (29.27%) Automation Testing
4 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
5 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
6 15 (18.29%) SDLC
6 15 (18.29%) Unit Testing
7 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (14.63%) Waterfall
9 11 (13.41%) Migration
9 11 (13.41%) Scrum
10 8 (9.76%) BDD
10 8 (9.76%) CRM
10 8 (9.76%) Manual Testing
10 8 (9.76%) Performance Testing
10 8 (9.76%) Wealth Management
11 7 (8.54%) Open Source
11 7 (8.54%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.32%) Functional Testing
12 6 (7.32%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.71%) Java
2 21 (25.61%) SQL
3 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.29%) C++
4 15 (18.29%) Python
5 4 (4.88%) ABAP
5 4 (4.88%) Perl
5 4 (4.88%) SAPscript
6 3 (3.66%) Scala
6 3 (3.66%) VB
6 3 (3.66%) VBScript
7 2 (2.44%) C#
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) ISEB
2 26 (31.71%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.32%) Degree
5 4 (4.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (46.34%) QA
2 5 (6.10%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Serena
3 5 (6.10%) HP
3 5 (6.10%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (1.22%) Epicor
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000. - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SSP Worldwide
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago