The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.35% 0.41% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.53% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Test Scripting
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
381 377 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 85.43% 77.73% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 276 272 286
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) JMeter
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) Calabash
6 2 (22.22%) eggPlant
6 2 (22.22%) SOASTA, Inc

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JMeter
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) Calabash
2 2 (22.22%) eggPlant
2 2 (22.22%) Appium
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) TestNG
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Test Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP