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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 68 68 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.50% 1.04% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.25% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 15
Average salary £27,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% +25.00%
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
493 639 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 81.35% 83.31% 78.46%
Number of salaries quoted 399 534 366
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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
Taunton +2 1 £27,000 -14.28%
Bath - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP