Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 277 314
Rank change year-on-year +16 +37 -41
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 24 52 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.51% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.56% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 9
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.37% +3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,750 £25,700
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £47,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 7,707 9,221 10,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.76% 91.02% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,873 7,505 8,160
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -7 10 £45,000 +31.39% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 6 £47,500 -
Coventry -2 2 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Solihull - 2 £24,750 -
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
8 6 (25.00%) RESTful
9 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 4 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (16.67%) Document Management
10 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
10 4 (16.67%) Test Management
10 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.67%) NetSuite
10 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 4 (16.67%) VB
10 4 (16.67%) C
10 4 (16.67%) Java
10 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 4 (16.67%) ERP
10 4 (16.67%) JD Edwards
10 4 (16.67%) HP
10 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Defect Management

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (16.67%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ADSL
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) VDSL
1 1 (4.17%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Lumira
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Test Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Product Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 4 (16.67%) Document Management
7 4 (16.67%) ERP
7 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Validation
9 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) TDD
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C
2 4 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) HNC
3 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP ALM
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) HP
1 4 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 3 (12.50%) OutSystems
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) SAP