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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 71 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.33% 1.58% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.96% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Average salary £38,250 £34,150 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +31.34%
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
509 560 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.41% 80.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 448 485 463
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Taunton +4 1 £45,000 +58.16% 1
Bath +1 1 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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