Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 94 116
Rank change year-on-year +11 +22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.34% 1.36% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.53% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 13
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.21% +17.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,050 £35,375 £30,250
90th Percentile £33,750 £51,000 £71,250
South West median annual salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,750
% change year-on-year -3.45% +1.40% -10.63%

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 Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 787 1044 1235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 88.43% 88.85% 89.82%
Number of salaries quoted 700 846 972
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,475 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Dorset

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Dorset

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Bournemouth +15 1 £24,500 -40.61%
Poole - 1 £32,500 - 1
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago