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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 65 70 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.39% 1.48% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.70% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Median salary £35,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
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
453 530 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 87.96% 87.31% 85.97%
Number of salaries quoted 405 399 621
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset 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 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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bournemouth +10 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Weymouth - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 12 (66.67%) IBM
1 12 (66.67%) Middleware
1 12 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 12 (66.67%) Data Management
1 12 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 12 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 9 (50.00%) ISEB
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Unix
4 7 (38.89%) HP
4 7 (38.89%) MQSeries
4 7 (38.89%) SOA
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
4 7 (38.89%) webMethods
4 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Management
4 7 (38.89%) System Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 7 (38.89%) Temenos T24
4 7 (38.89%) QA
4 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 7 (38.89%) Asset Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Middleware Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Middleware
2 8 (44.44%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 12 (66.67%) Data Management
1 12 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Asset Management
3 7 (38.89%) Automation Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
3 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) System Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Test Management
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) V-Model
5 3 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Green Hat
2 7 (38.89%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) webMethods