Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 93 94
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.65% 1.83% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 2.00% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 15
Somerset median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +16.07% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,625 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £46,050 £42,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +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 1,097 1,149 1,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 88.75% 91.41% 88.59%
Number of salaries quoted 934 950 945
Somerset median annual salary £41,188 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.97% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,300 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 -8 8 £34,500 +6.15%
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA