The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.69% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bath
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 420 283 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 91.11% 90.71% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 286 274 212
Median salary £42,500 £40,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,914 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Bath

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Bath

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Bath over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Bath

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bath region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 19 (76.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) Selenium
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
5 11 (44.00%) BDD
6 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 10 (40.00%) ISEB
7 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 7 (28.00%) SpecFlow
8 7 (28.00%) Gherkin
8 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (24.00%) REST
10 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
10 5 (20.00%) DevOps
10 5 (20.00%) LoadUI
10 5 (20.00%) NUnit
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) Java
10 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (16.00%) Dynamics AX

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 2 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (28.00%) SpecFlow
5 5 (20.00%) LoadUI
5 5 (20.00%) NUnit
5 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) Zephyr
7 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) 3D Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Unity 3D Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (24.00%) REST
3 4 (16.00%) COM
4 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Animation
2 1 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (44.00%) BDD
5 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.00%) CRM
9 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Document Management
9 4 (16.00%) ERP
9 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 4 (16.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISEB
1 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore