The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Telford 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Telford 3.05% 1.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 1.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
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 Telford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Telford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 182 284 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 92.39% 89.59% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 820 796 282
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Telford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Telford

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Telford

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Telford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Telford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Telford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Telford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (50.00%) QA
2 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (45.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
5 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Gatling
6 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 5 (25.00%) Matrix Management
6 5 (25.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Electronics
7 4 (20.00%) C
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) API Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) JIRA
8 3 (15.00%) Confluence

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 (15.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Gatling
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Android
2 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Matrix Management
6 4 (20.00%) API Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Coaching
8 1 (5.00%) Contingency Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle