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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 45 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.32% 0.47% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.52% 4.00%
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 £38,750 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -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 Exeter with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Exeter
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 192 175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 93.39% 90.14% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 195 166 122
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,877 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Exeter 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 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%) 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