Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 103 102
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.71% 1.20% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.32% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 3
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +20.37% -46.00%
10th Percentile £18,125 £26,650 £24,200
90th Percentile £48,000 £43,750 £32,100
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1214 1209 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.13% 90.90% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1023 938
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Somerset

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Somerset

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Somerset

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Bath +4 18 £34,000 -13.27%
Taunton +10 2 £40,000 +23.08%
Templecombe - 1 £55,000 -
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) QA
4 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (17.39%) Use Case
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Marketing
5 4 (17.39%) Document Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) COM
5 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Document Management
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Use Case
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) System Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) VB
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com