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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.71% 0.73% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.88% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -33.81%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
469 567 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.75% 82.41% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 404 482 498
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 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
Bath +12 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP