Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Scenario Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scenario Testing over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 286 270
Rank change year-on-year +70 -16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 16 32 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.29% 0.31% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.33% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 86
Median annual salary £45,000 £35,002 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.56% -22.22% +13.92%
10th Percentile £33,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%

Scenario Testing 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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,065 9,640 10,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.33% 91.95% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,005 8,069 8,245
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in the Midlands

Scenario Testing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scenario Testing in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Scenario Testing in the Midlands

Scenario Testing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scenario Testing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Scenario Testing in the Midlands

Scenario Testing
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scenario Testing within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +63 14 £45,000 +21.62% 1
East Midlands +61 2 £55,000 +66.67%
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing Scenario Testing 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Azure
3 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) User Stories
4 6 (37.50%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Cypress.io
6 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (25.00%) White-Box Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) JMeter
7 3 (18.75%) Maven
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HCM
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HR
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Azure
2 3 (18.75%) BrowserStack
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Cypress.io
2 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) TestRail
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
5 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.25%) Postman
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Tester
6 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SaaS Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) jQuery
1 3 (18.75%) XHTML
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) User Stories
5 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) White-Box Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) OutSystems