The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 147 128 132
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 99 127 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.77% 2.13% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.44% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71 108 84
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,300 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Test Scripting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4896 5196 5218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.68% 87.28% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4095 4378 4286
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 the South West

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South West region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the South West

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the South West

Test Scripting
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Gloucestershire +3 54 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wiltshire +1 12 £33,500 -29.47% 2
Somerset +1 10 £38,400 +34.73% 4
Bristol -40 10 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Dorset +11 5 £31,750 -9.28% 2
Cornwall -13 4 £23,000 -58.55%
Devon -1 3 £28,591 +9.96% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 82 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.19%) Security Cleared
3 49 (31.61%) ISTQB
4 47 (30.32%) ISEB
5 42 (27.10%) Selenium
6 39 (25.16%) Python
7 37 (23.87%) Regression Testing
8 36 (23.23%) DV Cleared
9 34 (21.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (21.94%) Scrum
10 33 (21.29%) Software Testing
11 32 (20.65%) SDLC
12 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 29 (18.71%) Java
13 29 (18.71%) SQL
14 28 (18.06%) Linux
14 28 (18.06%) Automated Testing
15 27 (17.42%) SC Cleared
16 25 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
17 24 (15.48%) QA
17 24 (15.48%) ITIL
18 23 (14.84%) VMware
18 23 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (14.84%) Manual Testing
18 23 (14.84%) Hyper-V
19 22 (14.19%) Waterfall
19 22 (14.19%) Cucumber
20 21 (13.55%) C++
21 20 (12.90%) Functional Testing
22 19 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.65%) Gunicorn
3 1 (0.65%) Moodle
3 1 (0.65%) nginx
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.74%) MS Office
2 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.58%) SAP HCM
1 4 (2.58%) SAP HR
1 4 (2.58%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.68%) Internet
2 11 (7.10%) RS-485
3 10 (6.45%) Modbus
3 10 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.45%) Wireless
4 4 (2.58%) DNS
4 4 (2.58%) Intranet
4 4 (2.58%) Skype
5 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.65%) IPsec
5 1 (0.65%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) GIS
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.65%) OrientDB
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (27.10%) Selenium
2 22 (14.19%) Cucumber
3 19 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (9.03%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.45%) SoapUI
6 8 (5.16%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.52%) SpecFlow
8 6 (3.87%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (3.23%) ClearCase
9 5 (3.23%) JIRA
10 4 (2.58%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.94%) JMeter
11 3 (1.94%) Spock
11 3 (1.94%) TestDirector
12 2 (1.29%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.29%) Hudson
12 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (11.61%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.29%) Advertising
6 2 (1.29%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (43.87%) Analyst
2 58 (37.42%) Test Analyst
3 32 (20.65%) Tester
4 30 (19.35%) Test Engineer
5 13 (8.39%) Software Tester
6 12 (7.74%) Software Engineer
7 11 (7.10%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 11 (7.10%) Embedded Engineer
7 11 (7.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (7.10%) Security Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) Software Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
9 9 (5.81%) Integration Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) IT Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Web Tester
12 6 (3.87%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) .NET
1 3 (1.94%) XML
2 2 (1.29%) REST
2 2 (1.29%) SOAP
2 2 (1.29%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) Django
3 1 (0.65%) Flask
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) HTML5
3 1 (0.65%) jQuery
3 1 (0.65%) JSON
3 1 (0.65%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.65%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.10%) Device Driver
2 10 (6.45%) Internet of Things
3 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.58%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.58%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.29%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Linux
2 18 (11.61%) Windows
3 11 (7.10%) CentOS
4 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.58%) VMS
5 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.87%) Regression Testing
3 34 (21.94%) Scrum
3 34 (21.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 33 (21.29%) Software Testing
5 32 (20.65%) SDLC
6 28 (18.06%) Automated Testing
7 25 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
8 24 (15.48%) ITIL
9 23 (14.84%) Manual Testing
10 22 (14.19%) Waterfall
11 20 (12.90%) Functional Testing
12 18 (11.61%) Test Automation
12 18 (11.61%) Time Management
13 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
14 16 (10.32%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (10.32%) Test Strategy
15 15 (9.68%) Defect Management
16 14 (9.03%) BDD
17 13 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.16%) Python
2 29 (18.71%) Java
2 29 (18.71%) SQL
3 21 (13.55%) C++
4 17 (10.97%) C
5 11 (7.10%) Embedded C
5 11 (7.10%) Embedded C++
5 11 (7.10%) Ruby
6 9 (5.81%) C#
6 9 (5.81%) Perl
7 4 (2.58%) ABAP
8 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.94%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) Dart
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (34.19%) Security Cleared
2 49 (31.61%) ISTQB
3 47 (30.32%) ISEB
4 36 (23.23%) DV Cleared
5 27 (17.42%) SC Cleared
6 17 (10.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (9.68%) Degree
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.48%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) MISRA
2 5 (3.23%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (14.84%) Hyper-V
1 23 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (10.97%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (9.03%) SCCM
3 10 (6.45%) SCOM
4 4 (2.58%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Kibana
5 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.84%) VMware
3 14 (9.03%) HP
4 11 (7.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.16%) SAP
6 7 (4.52%) Oracle
7 4 (2.58%) Altiris
7 4 (2.58%) Citrix
7 4 (2.58%) Veritas
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hargreaves Lansdown
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits package
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Posted: 17 days ago
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