Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 271 298
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 21 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.61% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 28
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £34,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% -12.26% +19.23%
10th Percentile £28,025 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,900 £42,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 8,153 9,111 10,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.20% 91.37% 90.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,252 7,515 8,456
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -17 6 £29,500 -26.25% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +26 2 £33,750 -32.16%
Coventry -16 2 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Solihull - 1 £29,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 10 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (33.33%) RESTful
5 7 (33.33%) Load Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (23.81%) QA
7 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (14.29%) ISEB
9 3 (14.29%) ETL
9 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (14.29%) System Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Scalability Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Selenium
10 2 (9.52%) Use Case
10 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (9.52%) Big Data

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (9.52%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ADSL
1 1 (4.76%) Broadband
1 1 (4.76%) Extranet
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) VDSL
1 1 (4.76%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Power BI
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Lumira
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Test Leader
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate Test Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Product Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 10 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) ETL
8 3 (14.29%) System Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Document Management
9 2 (9.52%) ERP
9 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) Scalability Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
9 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) HNC
4 1 (4.76%) HND
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) OutSystems
2 2 (9.52%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) SAP