Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 56 67
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.79% 0.43% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.49% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £26,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £24,000 £20,200
90th Percentile £48,875 £28,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £34,715 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.02% +6.82% -

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 452 405 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 89.68% 86.35% 89.37%
Number of salaries quoted 400 386 411
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £22,725 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,550 £55,000 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 November 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
Worcester - 2 £37,500 -
Redditch -2 1 £50,000 +92.31%
Kidderminster - 1 £37,500 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow

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 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP