Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 84 70
Rank change year-on-year +32 -14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.46% 0.43% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.49% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £23,050 £26,950
90th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £37,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 423 614 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 88.31% 88.47% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 349 597 474
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,350 £52,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%

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 23 April 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 +17 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Kidderminster - 1 £37,500 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
1 6 (85.71%) ITSM
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Application Packaging
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Spreadsheet
1 6 (85.71%) iPhone
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL V3
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (85.71%) Application Discovery
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

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 (85.71%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (85.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Application Discovery
1 6 (85.71%) Application Packaging
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL V3
1 6 (85.71%) ITSM
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA