Period
to 24 September 2018

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 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 74 74
Rank change year-on-year +22 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.40% 0.66% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Devon median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £28,591
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +22.42% +9.97%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,325 £26,712
90th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £29,393
South West median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -5.41% +5.71%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 442 555 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 88.58% 91.89% 89.85%
Number of salaries quoted 334 485 550
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

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 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 7 £34,000 - 1
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) SMS
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 7 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB