The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.72% 1.75% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 2.09% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
552 527 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 79.54% 83.65% 81.10%
Number of salaries quoted 433 463 401
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Dorset

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Blog
3 4 (57.14%) WATIR
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) ERP
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 4 (57.14%) GitHub
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) Cash Management
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
1 4 (57.14%) WATIR
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
1 4 (57.14%) Blog
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Cash Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago