The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 19 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 7.89% - 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% - 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £30,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 54 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 88.16% 79.41% 64.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 28
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,995 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Dundee

Test Scripting
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JMeter
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Ranorex
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OpenWrt
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JMeter
1 5 (71.43%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware