The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Devon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 58 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.91% 0.31% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.36% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00%  
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 Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 301 280 332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 91.49% 85.63% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 266 249 261
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,358 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Devon

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Exeter 0 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Devon region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 5 (45.45%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Test Management
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Spock
6 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
6 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Banking

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 3 (27.27%) Spock
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Software Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Plymouth, Devon
Webbased/The Key Support Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago