Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 82 71
Rank change year-on-year +26 -11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.94% 0.49% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 0.54% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70% +22.73%
10th Percentile £26,800 £23,050 £26,650
90th Percentile £31,000 £33,750 £37,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -7.14%

Test Scripting 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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 399 553 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 86.18% 90.95% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 322 525 549
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.04%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,895 £53,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Worcestershire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Worcestershire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Worcester +5 6 - - 1
Redditch - 3 £30,000 - 1
Test Scripting
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (66.67%) iPhone
2 6 (66.67%) Application Discovery
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) ITSM
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Application Discovery
1 6 (66.67%) Application Packaging
1 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 6 (66.67%) ITSM
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Release Management
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA