The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 65 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.46% 0.49% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.64% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 470 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.02% 76.55% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 495 419 607
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 £32,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Somerset

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Somerset

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bath - 1 £50,000 -
Taunton - 1 £32,079 -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (32.00%) QA
4 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (28.00%) Load Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (24.00%) BDD
6 6 (24.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.00%) ISEB
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (12.00%) PHP
9 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) NUnit
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
1 11 (44.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Test Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (28.00%) Load Testing
6 6 (24.00%) BDD
6 6 (24.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (12.00%) OO
9 3 (12.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
10 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Line Management
10 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) VMware