Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 61 58
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.87% 0.60% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.65% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,000 £43,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.03% +67.31% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £41,350 £24,000
90th Percentile £36,250 £51,050 £28,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,358
% change year-on-year -6.25% +16.42% +5.72%

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 383 461 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 89.70% 92.57% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 301 415 407
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.03%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,850 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,300 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 18 October 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
Redditch +8 7 £30,000 -40.00%
Worcester -7 1 - -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) QA
1 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
5 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (12.50%) iPhone
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL

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 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) SLA