The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Devon / Exeter
Rank 33 34 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.62% 0.65% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 0.74% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Median salary £28,591 - £28,750
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 - £30,000
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 Exeter with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Exeter
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 198 136 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 89.59% 88.31% 81.62%
Number of salaries quoted 181 135 76
Median salary £36,301 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.71% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £27,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Exeter

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Exeter over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Exeter

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) QA
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB
5 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
5 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
6 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (36.36%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
6 4 (36.36%) JSON
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Python
7 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (27.27%) Test Management
7 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (27.27%) Spock
8 2 (18.18%) Time Management
8 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
3 3 (27.27%) Spock
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 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%) QA Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
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
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SOASTA, Inc