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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.74% 0.34% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.44% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,331 £27,800 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,360 £34,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
591 457 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 87.95% 77.85% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 526 410 574
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 2 £39,200 -
Taunton - 2 £29,789 -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 7 (26.92%) Load Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (26.92%) SDLC
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) QA
6 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Selenium
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) Python
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
9 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
9 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
9 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (11.54%) NUnit

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Gunicorn
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) NUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
1 11 (42.31%) Test Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Test Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) Django
3 1 (3.85%) Flask
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Leaflet
3 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Load Testing
5 7 (26.92%) SDLC
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
10 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Line Management
10 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Dart
6 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle