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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.62% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 2
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,163 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -2.77%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 627 580 493
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 90.87% 87.75% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 452 509 442
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +10 17 £37,500 -25.00%
Templecombe - 3 £55,000 -
Taunton -1 2 £40,000 +24.69% 2
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 21 (47.73%) BDD
4 19 (43.18%) Test Strategy
4 19 (43.18%) Selenium
5 17 (38.64%) Scrum
5 17 (38.64%) ISEB
5 17 (38.64%) ISTQB
6 15 (34.09%) Software Testing
6 15 (34.09%) SpecFlow
6 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
6 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
7 13 (29.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (29.55%) Degree
7 13 (29.55%) Java
8 12 (27.27%) C#
8 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
8 12 (27.27%) DevOps
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.45%) Test Management
11 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (18.18%) SQL
12 8 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
12 8 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (15.91%) User Stories
13 7 (15.91%) Exploratory Testing
13 7 (15.91%) Customer Requirements

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Selenium
2 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
2 15 (34.09%) SpecFlow
3 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 8 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
5 7 (15.91%) Eclipse
5 7 (15.91%) IntelliJ
5 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
6 5 (11.36%) LoadUI
6 5 (11.36%) NUnit
6 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.55%) JIRA
7 2 (4.55%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Test Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Design Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Developer in Test
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Java Automation Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Unity 3D Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Gherkin
2 6 (13.64%) REST
3 4 (9.09%) COM
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Animation
3 1 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 21 (47.73%) BDD
4 19 (43.18%) Test Strategy
5 17 (38.64%) Scrum
6 15 (34.09%) Software Testing
6 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
7 13 (29.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (27.27%) DevOps
9 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (20.45%) Test Management
10 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (15.91%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (15.91%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Load Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Security Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.91%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) C#
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) ISEB
1 17 (38.64%) ISTQB
2 13 (29.55%) Degree
3 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
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