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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 57 46 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.85% 1.52% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.75% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 312 286 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 88.39% 86.67% 82.59%
Number of salaries quoted 305 268 169
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -8 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Bromsgrove - 1 £22,000 -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Online Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SEO
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Python

Test Scripting
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Online Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA