The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 41 58
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.76% 2.65% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 3.52% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
641 426 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.93% 75.13% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 563 374 379
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
South West

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Street - 5 £50,000 -
Taunton -8 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
3 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Hudson
3 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
1 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
1 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) Hudson
1 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Military
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) User Stories
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Logistics
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft