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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 55 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.93% 0.70% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 0.82% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 4
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £40,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
479 487 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 82.44% 85.74% 85.10%
Number of salaries quoted 422 411 488
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +15 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Street -4 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Taunton - 3 £30,000 - 2
Shepton Mallet - 1 £28,000 -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (36.00%) QA
3 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) Selenium
5 7 (28.00%) Load Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.00%) ISEB
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (16.00%) BDD
9 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 3 (12.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) NUnit

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) NUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
1 12 (48.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
3 4 (16.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) J2EE
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) 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 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Load Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (12.00%) OO
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 2 (8.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
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