The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 50 77
Rank change year-on-year +16 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 0.66% 3.78% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 4.09% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £24,500 £42,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.35% +36.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 Bournemouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bournemouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 131 391 414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 86.75% 92.43% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 110 245 340
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Xbox
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Test
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Testing
2 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA