Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 314 280
Rank change year-on-year +27 -34 +14
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 42 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 32
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.94% -12.14% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,550 £49,625 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.02% -

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 8984 9948 9312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.99% 89.35% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7213 7782 7700
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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
Birmingham +29 19 £33,750 +16.38% 1
Warwickshire +5 9 £26,500 -35.76% 1
Coventry - 5 £33,500 -
Staffordshire +9 1 £30,000 +1.69%
Shropshire - 1 £75,000 -
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Scenario Testing 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 23 (54.76%) Test Automation
2 21 (50.00%) QA
3 18 (42.86%) JIRA
4 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 13 (30.95%) Manual Testing
7 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (26.19%) Regression Testing
8 11 (26.19%) Finance
8 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
9 9 (21.43%) Degree
10 8 (19.05%) Use Case
10 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Web Services
10 8 (19.05%) Smoke Testing
11 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) XML
11 7 (16.67%) ISEB
11 7 (16.67%) ATM
11 7 (16.67%) Time Management
11 7 (16.67%) Android
11 7 (16.67%) SaaS
11 7 (16.67%) Confluence
11 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
11 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
11 7 (16.67%) Selenium
11 7 (16.67%) ISTQB

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 7 (16.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) ATM
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) JIRA
2 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
3 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.90%) TestRail
4 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.76%) JMeter
5 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) TestNG
6 1 (2.38%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Games
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Test Analyst
3 14 (33.33%) Tester
4 8 (19.05%) QA Tester
5 7 (16.67%) Android Tester
5 7 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 7 (16.67%) iOS Tester
5 7 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
6 6 (14.29%) Android Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Android Test Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Applications Tester
6 6 (14.29%) Manual Tester
6 6 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) QA Leader
6 6 (14.29%) QA Manual Tester
6 6 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) QA Team Leader
7 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Web Services
2 7 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) LINQ
4 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Android
1 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Test Automation
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 13 (30.95%) Manual Testing
5 11 (26.19%) Regression Testing
5 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Smoke Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Use Case
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (16.67%) Time Management
8 6 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.90%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
9 5 (11.90%) SDLC
9 5 (11.90%) Test Planning
9 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) ISEB
2 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) HNC
4 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) SAP