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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.31% - 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% - 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 11
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
530 564 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 86.74% 78.99% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 421 447 426
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 7 £57,500 - 2
Poole - 1 £32,500 - 1
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) QA
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) JMeter
6 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) Calabash
1 2 (20.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Test Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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