The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 3.81% 1.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 1.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £26,500 £26,163 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Test Scripting
Devon

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 132 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 86.86% 79.52% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 147 112 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Exeter

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) XHTML
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (16.67%) COM
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium
6 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
1 12 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) XML
1 5 (41.67%) XHTML
2 2 (16.67%) COM
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Time Management
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft