The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 18 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.99% 2.40% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.74% 2.67% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 1
Median salary £35,500 £27,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.09% -29.48%  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 149 187 168
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 83.71% 89.90% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 105 168 126
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Shropshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Telford +11 15 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
1 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) QA
4 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Android
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) Unix
6 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
7 5 (22.73%) Gatling
7 5 (22.73%) Matrix Management
8 4 (18.18%) Retail
8 4 (18.18%) Electronics
8 4 (18.18%) C
9 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) JIRA
9 3 (13.64%) Confluence
10 2 (9.09%) SAP MII
10 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (13.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
3 5 (22.73%) Gatling
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Electronics
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Tester
3 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Software Tester
5 5 (22.73%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
7 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
7 3 (13.64%) QA Analyst
7 3 (13.64%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
8 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (9.09%) Software Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Android
1 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
1 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Matrix Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Document Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
1 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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