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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 34 54 79
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.03% 3.48% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 3.71% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Median salary £28,500 £39,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.84% +21.53%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
164 485 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 84.54% 93.81% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 128 312 337
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Bournemouth region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Xbox
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Test
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Testing
3 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA