The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 151 152
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 129 159 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.66% 1.66% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.88% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 94 136 152
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,375 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,125 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.63% -1.36%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6855 8458 8434
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 88.03% 88.55% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22466 26261 28170
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in the Midlands

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in the Midlands

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in the Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in the Midlands

Test Scripting
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 Test Scripting within the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +6 105 £40,000 +23.07% 14
East Midlands +11 22 £38,500 +22.22% 7
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 171 (64.77%) Test Automation
2 138 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (45.45%) QA
4 110 (41.67%) Selenium
5 80 (30.30%) ISEB
6 77 (29.17%) SQL
7 74 (28.03%) Software Testing
8 72 (27.27%) Finance
9 70 (26.52%) Java
10 65 (24.62%) ISTQB
11 51 (19.32%) JIRA
12 48 (18.18%) Scrum
13 47 (17.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 46 (17.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 45 (17.05%) Test Strategy
16 43 (16.29%) Cucumber
17 42 (15.91%) Retail
18 33 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
18 33 (12.50%) SDLC
19 32 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (12.12%) Functional Testing
19 32 (12.12%) Manual Testing
19 32 (12.12%) Oracle
20 31 (11.74%) Microsoft
21 30 (11.36%) Scenario Testing
22 29 (10.98%) BDD
22 29 (10.98%) Waterfall
22 29 (10.98%) E-Commerce
22 29 (10.98%) C#
23 28 (10.61%) XML

Test Scripting
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 7 (2.65%) Confluence
2 6 (2.27%) JBoss
3 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.76%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.76%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.27%) SaaS
3 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.14%) Internet
3 2 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.76%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (0.76%) Firewall
3 2 (0.76%) Intranet
3 2 (0.76%) VLAN
3 2 (0.76%) VPN
3 2 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.30%) Big Data
1 14 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.65%) Power BI
4 6 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.52%) MySQL
6 2 (0.76%) GIS
6 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.38%) DB2
7 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 110 (41.67%) Selenium
2 51 (19.32%) JIRA
3 43 (16.29%) Cucumber
4 25 (9.47%) SoapUI
5 23 (8.71%) WebDriver
6 19 (7.20%) JMeter
7 15 (5.68%) SpecFlow
8 13 (4.92%) JBehave
9 10 (3.79%) eggPlant
9 10 (3.79%) HP UFT
9 10 (3.79%) JUnit
9 10 (3.79%) Ranorex
9 10 (3.79%) WATIR
10 9 (3.41%) Gatling
11 8 (3.03%) Jenkins
11 8 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.89%) JConsole
12 5 (1.89%) NeoLoad
12 5 (1.89%) The Grinder
12 5 (1.89%) VisualVM
General
1 72 (27.27%) Finance
2 42 (15.91%) Retail
3 14 (5.30%) Banking
4 9 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.89%) Electronics
5 5 (1.89%) Games
5 5 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.14%) Back Office
6 3 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (49.62%) Analyst
2 95 (35.98%) Test Analyst
3 86 (32.58%) Tester
4 39 (14.77%) Software Tester
5 32 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 31 (11.74%) Software Analyst
7 29 (10.98%) Software Test Analyst
8 27 (10.23%) QA Engineer
8 27 (10.23%) Test Leader
9 25 (9.47%) QA Analyst
10 23 (8.71%) Automation Tester
10 23 (8.71%) QA Test Engineer
10 23 (8.71%) QA Tester
11 19 (7.20%) Test Automation Engineer
12 18 (6.82%) QA Test Analyst
13 16 (6.06%) Business Analyst
14 14 (5.30%) Test Manager
15 13 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
16 12 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
16 12 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.61%) XML
2 19 (7.20%) SOAP
3 14 (5.30%) Gherkin
4 11 (4.17%) .NET
5 6 (2.27%) Web Services
6 5 (1.89%) CSS
6 5 (1.89%) JSON
6 5 (1.89%) RESTful
6 5 (1.89%) WSDL
7 4 (1.52%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.52%) HTML
8 2 (0.76%) Middleware
8 2 (0.76%) REST
9 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.38%) BAPI
9 1 (0.38%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.38%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.38%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.17%) Fintech
3 7 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.65%) Reinsurance
4 6 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.52%) EPoS
6 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.76%) iPad
8 1 (0.38%) BYOD
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.38%) Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.38%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.38%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.33%) Unix
2 20 (7.58%) Windows
3 15 (5.68%) Linux
4 12 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.79%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (64.77%) Test Automation
2 138 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (28.03%) Software Testing
4 48 (18.18%) Scrum
5 47 (17.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (17.05%) Test Strategy
7 33 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 33 (12.50%) SDLC
8 32 (12.12%) Functional Testing
8 32 (12.12%) Manual Testing
9 30 (11.36%) Scenario Testing
10 29 (10.98%) BDD
10 29 (10.98%) E-Commerce
10 29 (10.98%) Waterfall
11 28 (10.61%) Migration
12 27 (10.23%) Regression Testing
13 21 (7.95%) Integration Testing
14 18 (6.82%) Open Source
15 17 (6.44%) User Stories
16 16 (6.06%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 77 (29.17%) SQL
2 70 (26.52%) Java
3 29 (10.98%) C#
4 22 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.20%) Python
6 10 (3.79%) Perl
7 8 (3.03%) C++
7 8 (3.03%) VB
8 7 (2.65%) C
8 7 (2.65%) Scala
8 7 (2.65%) VBScript
9 5 (1.89%) Ruby
10 3 (1.14%) PHP
10 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.38%) ABAP
12 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.38%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (30.30%) ISEB
2 65 (24.62%) ISTQB
3 46 (17.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (9.47%) Degree
5 3 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (45.45%) QA
2 8 (3.03%) PMO
3 1 (0.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.38%) Netcool
2 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (12.12%) Oracle
2 31 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
3 8 (3.03%) SAP
4 7 (2.65%) Tableau
5 5 (1.89%) Cognizant
5 5 (1.89%) Dynatrace
6 4 (1.52%) HP
7 3 (1.14%) Serena
8 2 (0.76%) Axway
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco
8 2 (0.76%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.38%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.38%) Informatica
9 1 (0.38%) Remedy
9 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.38%) Yardi
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 days hols, excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Home working
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Pension scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
SSP
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
SSP Worldwide
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago