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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / South West
Rank 143 170 156
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 90 85 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.48% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.67% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 80 57 68
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,400 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £41,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
4510 5090 5137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.08% 88.71% 87.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3681 4198 4311
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,461 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +4 37 £40,000 - 3
Bristol 0 18 £56,250 +60.71% 5
Somerset +1 12 £35,000 +26.12% 2
Wiltshire +24 10 £32,500 -
Devon +6 8 £31,796 -2.16% 1
Cornwall - 5 £40,000 - 1
Dorset +10 3 £32,500 -17.72% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 133 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (49.74%) Selenium
3 64 (33.86%) Java
3 64 (33.86%) ISEB
4 61 (32.28%) Python
5 60 (31.75%) ISTQB
6 52 (27.51%) Test Automation
7 47 (24.87%) Security Cleared
8 44 (23.28%) SDLC
9 43 (22.75%) Automated Testing
10 42 (22.22%) Software Testing
11 40 (21.16%) Linux
12 39 (20.63%) Cucumber
13 38 (20.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 37 (19.58%) C++
15 36 (19.05%) C#
15 36 (19.05%) SQL
15 36 (19.05%) Finance
16 34 (17.99%) QA
17 33 (17.46%) Scrum
17 33 (17.46%) Regression Testing
18 32 (16.93%) Functional Testing
19 31 (16.40%) Cybersecurity
20 30 (15.87%) DV Cleared
20 30 (15.87%) HP Quality Center
21 29 (15.34%) Waterfall
22 28 (14.81%) Degree
23 26 (13.76%) BDD
23 26 (13.76%) Non-Functional Testing
24 25 (13.23%) Perl

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 3 (1.59%) SAS
2 2 (1.06%) CMS
2 2 (1.06%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.53%) JBoss
3 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) MS Office
2 3 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.59%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Lucidchart
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) Internet
2 8 (4.23%) Modbus
2 8 (4.23%) RS-485
2 8 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.23%) Wireless
3 2 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.70%) Big Data
2 5 (2.65%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (49.74%) Selenium
2 39 (20.63%) Cucumber
3 21 (11.11%) JIRA
3 21 (11.11%) JMeter
3 21 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 21 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (9.52%) LoadRunner
5 17 (8.99%) WebDriver
6 14 (7.41%) SpecFlow
7 10 (5.29%) Bugzilla
7 10 (5.29%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
9 6 (3.17%) Ranorex
9 6 (3.17%) Spock
10 5 (2.65%) LoadUI
11 4 (2.12%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.12%) TestDirector
12 3 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (19.05%) Finance
2 22 (11.64%) Banking
3 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.59%) Advertising
6 3 (1.59%) Billing
7 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (42.33%) Analyst
2 70 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 56 (29.63%) Test Engineer
4 25 (13.23%) Test Automation Engineer
5 21 (11.11%) Tester
6 20 (10.58%) Software Test Engineer
7 16 (8.47%) Automation Test Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) Automation Test Lead
8 14 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
8 14 (7.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 13 (6.88%) Software Engineer
10 12 (6.35%) Automation Tester
11 11 (5.82%) Software Integration Engineer
12 9 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (4.76%) Software Tester
12 9 (4.76%) Test Specialist
13 8 (4.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 8 (4.23%) Manual Tester
13 8 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (4.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.82%) .NET
2 8 (4.23%) XML
3 6 (3.17%) Gherkin
4 5 (2.65%) HTML
4 5 (2.65%) SOAP
5 4 (2.12%) CSS
5 4 (2.12%) ISPF
5 4 (2.12%) JSON
6 3 (1.59%) REST
7 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.06%) CSS3
7 2 (1.06%) Web Services
8 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.53%) HTML5
8 1 (0.53%) Middleware
8 1 (0.53%) XHTML
8 1 (0.53%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.23%) Device Driver
2 8 (4.23%) Fintech
2 8 (4.23%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 8 (4.23%) Internet of Things
3 7 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.12%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) FMCG
6 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.16%) Linux
2 25 (13.23%) Windows
3 5 (2.65%) CentOS
4 4 (2.12%) FreeBSD
4 4 (2.12%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.59%) Unix
5 3 (1.59%) VMS
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.51%) Test Automation
3 44 (23.28%) SDLC
4 43 (22.75%) Automated Testing
5 42 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 38 (20.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 33 (17.46%) Regression Testing
7 33 (17.46%) Scrum
8 32 (16.93%) Functional Testing
9 31 (16.40%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (15.34%) Waterfall
11 26 (13.76%) BDD
11 26 (13.76%) Non-Functional Testing
12 24 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (11.64%) Manual Testing
14 21 (11.11%) Automation Testing
14 21 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 19 (10.05%) User Stories
16 17 (8.99%) Mentoring
17 16 (8.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (33.86%) Java
2 61 (32.28%) Python
3 37 (19.58%) C++
4 36 (19.05%) C#
4 36 (19.05%) SQL
5 25 (13.23%) Perl
6 21 (11.11%) C
7 18 (9.52%) Ruby
8 15 (7.94%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.23%) Embedded C
9 8 (4.23%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.12%) JCL
12 2 (1.06%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) Scala
13 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (33.86%) ISEB
2 60 (31.75%) ISTQB
3 47 (24.87%) Security Cleared
4 30 (15.87%) DV Cleared
5 28 (14.81%) Degree
6 21 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (5.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.99%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) MISRA
2 4 (2.12%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (7.94%) Hyper-V
1 15 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.12%) RACF
2 4 (2.12%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (2.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (15.87%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.12%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.53%) Netcool
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) SCOM
3 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (8.47%) HP
2 15 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.94%) Oracle
2 15 (7.94%) VMware
3 6 (3.17%) SAP
4 5 (2.65%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.12%) IBM
6 3 (1.59%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.53%) Ariba
7 1 (0.53%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension
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