The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 29 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 1.92% 1.67% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.04% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £31,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +43.31%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Somerset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 81.73% 81.67% 84.78%
Number of salaries quoted 81 30 31
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,541 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Taunton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP