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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 111 103
Rank change year-on-year +44 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 65 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.30% 1.24% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 1.42% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 27 29
Median salary £40,000 £38,891 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

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 1757 2048 1752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.19% 87.67% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1497 1427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 76 (73.79%) Test Automation
2 63 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (54.37%) Selenium
4 52 (50.49%) Software Testing
5 51 (49.51%) QA
6 37 (35.92%) ISEB
7 34 (33.01%) Java
7 34 (33.01%) SQL
8 31 (30.10%) Finance
9 28 (27.18%) Scrum
9 28 (27.18%) Test Strategy
10 27 (26.21%) ISTQB
11 23 (22.33%) JIRA
12 21 (20.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (20.39%) Migration
13 20 (19.42%) XML
13 20 (19.42%) Cucumber
14 18 (17.48%) E-Commerce
14 18 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (16.50%) Retail
16 16 (15.53%) BDD
17 15 (14.56%) WebDriver
18 14 (13.59%) Scenario Testing
19 13 (12.62%) SDLC
19 13 (12.62%) Integration Testing
19 13 (12.62%) Degree
19 13 (12.62%) SOAP
20 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Excel
20 12 (11.65%) ETL
20 12 (11.65%) Microsoft

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 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.77%) Big Data
4 7 (6.80%) Power BI
5 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.94%) MySQL
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (54.37%) Selenium
2 23 (22.33%) JIRA
3 20 (19.42%) Cucumber
4 15 (14.56%) WebDriver
5 10 (9.71%) eggPlant
5 10 (9.71%) JBehave
5 10 (9.71%) JMeter
5 10 (9.71%) Ranorex
5 10 (9.71%) SoapUI
5 10 (9.71%) WATIR
6 9 (8.74%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.80%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.88%) JUnit
9 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.94%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.94%) TestRail
9 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.97%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (0.97%) TestNG
General
1 31 (30.10%) Finance
2 17 (16.50%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Games
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (55.34%) Analyst
2 50 (48.54%) Test Analyst
3 36 (34.95%) Tester
4 19 (18.45%) Software Tester
5 18 (17.48%) Test Leader
6 16 (15.53%) Software Analyst
6 16 (15.53%) Software Test Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) QA Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Test Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) QA Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Lead Test Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Senior QA Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Senior QA Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Senior QA Test Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) XML
2 13 (12.62%) SOAP
3 9 (8.74%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.94%) .NET
5 2 (1.94%) CSS
5 2 (1.94%) JSON
5 2 (1.94%) Middleware
6 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.97%) BAPI
6 1 (0.97%) IDoc
6 1 (0.97%) REST
6 1 (0.97%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.97%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.97%) Web Services
6 1 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.65%) Fintech
3 4 (3.88%) EPoS
4 2 (1.94%) iPad
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) BYOD
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Derivative
5 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.91%) Unix
4 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.79%) Test Automation
2 63 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (50.49%) Software Testing
4 28 (27.18%) Scrum
4 28 (27.18%) Test Strategy
5 21 (20.39%) Migration
6 18 (17.48%) E-Commerce
7 16 (15.53%) BDD
8 14 (13.59%) Scenario Testing
9 13 (12.62%) Integration Testing
9 13 (12.62%) SDLC
10 12 (11.65%) ETL
11 11 (10.68%) Manual Testing
11 11 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (9.71%) Open Source
12 10 (9.71%) Unit Testing
13 9 (8.74%) Process Improvement
13 9 (8.74%) Test Management
13 9 (8.74%) Waterfall
14 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.01%) Java
1 34 (33.01%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.74%) Python
4 8 (7.77%) C++
4 8 (7.77%) VB
5 7 (6.80%) Scala
5 7 (6.80%) VBScript
6 3 (2.91%) Perl
7 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) ABAP
8 1 (0.97%) C
8 1 (0.97%) C#
8 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.97%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (35.92%) ISEB
2 27 (26.21%) ISTQB
3 21 (20.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (12.62%) Degree
5 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (49.51%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) MiFID
2 1 (0.97%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) CA Agile Central
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) Tableau
4 4 (3.88%) HP
5 3 (2.91%) SAP
5 3 (2.91%) Serena
6 1 (0.97%) Yardi
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Home working
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 days hols, excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £32500.00 - £35400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 25 days ago