Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 286 274
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 26 25 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.27% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 41
West Midlands median annual salary £31,250 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.97% -11.25% +30.08%
10th Percentile £24,375 £25,375 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,731 9,229 9,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.27% 90.03% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,817 7,240 8,024
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,566 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.54% -4.55% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in the West Midlands

Scenario Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Scenario Testing in the West Midlands

Scenario Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Scenario Testing in the West Midlands

Scenario Testing
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Birmingham +12 11 £50,000 +44.93% 3
Warwickshire +8 9 £26,500 -11.67%
Staffordshire +8 1 £30,000 +13.21%
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 12 (46.15%) QA
2 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Use Case
3 10 (38.46%) Degree
4 9 (34.62%) JIRA
5 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 7 (26.92%) Functional Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (23.08%) HP
8 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) Retail
8 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Time Management
9 4 (15.38%) Android
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (15.38%) SaaS
9 4 (15.38%) Confluence
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (15.38%) SDLC
9 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
9 4 (15.38%) Analytics
9 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) ATM
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Power BI
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) YouTrack
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Android Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Android Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Android Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Tester
3 4 (15.38%) iOS Tester
3 4 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Manual Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile Tester
3 4 (15.38%) QA Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) QA Manual Tester
3 4 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) QA Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Junior Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Android
1 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) Use Case
3 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Functional Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 4 (15.38%) Time Management
8 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.69%) CRUD
9 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) HNC
4 1 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau