Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 57 88
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.94% 4.10% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 4.61% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 52 20
Staffordshire median annual salary £31,500 £30,625 £28,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.27% -1.55%
10th Percentile £23,108 £25,000 £23,050
90th Percentile £43,375 £37,425 £33,300
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 877 1150 1136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 88.86% 88.87% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1031 997
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +1.25% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Staffordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Staffordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Staffordshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Tamworth +1 12 £42,500 +49.12%
Stoke-on-Trent -2 9 £32,500 - 1
Stafford - 7 £31,500 -
Cannock - 2 £31,500 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 15 (51.72%) ISEB
1 15 (51.72%) QA
2 14 (48.28%) JIRA
2 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
3 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
3 12 (41.38%) Retail
4 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Selenium
5 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
6 8 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
8 6 (20.69%) JMeter
8 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
8 6 (20.69%) SDLC
8 6 (20.69%) User Stories
9 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
9 5 (17.24%) TestRail
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
9 5 (17.24%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) Windows
10 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
10 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
10 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Selenium
3 6 (20.69%) JMeter
4 5 (17.24%) TestRail
5 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.90%) AccuRev
6 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (41.38%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Tester
2 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) QA Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Software Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Software Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Manual Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Tester
7 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
2 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
3 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
5 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
6 6 (20.69%) User Stories
7 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
7 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
8 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.34%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Coaching
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Line Management
10 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) ISEB
2 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
3 8 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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