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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Dorset
Rank 60 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.54% 1.65% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.90% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 684 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 81.06% 86.91% 83.20%
Number of salaries quoted 319 523 527
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram 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 20 January 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
Bournemouth +21 4 £38,750 -0.64%
Poole - 3 £40,000 -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Xbox
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
6 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall

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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Head of Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ganglia
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle