Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 236 242
Rank change year-on-year +62 +6 +46
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 14 24 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 28
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,000 £39,114
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.62% -5.40% +20.35%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,600 £32,125
90th Percentile £59,000 £45,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%

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 3,196 6,239 7,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.93% 91.84% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,466 5,149 5,388
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scenario Testing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +34 8 £45,000 -
Solihull +18 2 £51,250 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £42,500 -
Walsall +14 1 £37,605 -16.43%
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) Azure
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) SDLC
5 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 5 (35.71%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
6 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Cypress.io
6 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (28.57%) White-Box Testing
7 3 (21.43%) BrowserStack
7 3 (21.43%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (21.43%) Sprint Retrospective
7 3 (21.43%) Sprint Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Sprint Review
7 3 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring

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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP HCM
1 2 (14.29%) SAP HR
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Azure
2 3 (21.43%) BrowserStack
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Cypress.io
2 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) JMeter
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) TestRail
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Zephyr
5 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Test Leader
4 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (7.14%) SaaS Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) XHTML
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) White-Box Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Sprint Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Sprint Retrospective
6 3 (21.43%) Sprint Review
6 3 (21.43%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) OutSystems