Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 104 124
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 44 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.84% 1.35% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.62% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 20
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -26.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,325 £22,750 £32,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1359 1423 1962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 87.79% 83.46% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1209 1725
Wiltshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Wiltshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Wiltshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Wiltshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Swindon +26 22 £51,250 +57.69%
Salisbury - 8 £45,000 - 1
Chippenham +19 7 £52,500 +54.41%
Trowbridge - 5 - -
Corsham -3 2 £42,500 +54.55%
Devizes - 2 £30,000 -
Test Scripting
South West

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

1 22 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (34.09%) ITIL
5 14 (31.82%) ISEB
6 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (27.27%) Scrum
6 12 (27.27%) MCSE
6 12 (27.27%) MCSA
6 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 11 (25.00%) Finance
7 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 11 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 11 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.73%) PRINCE2
8 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
9 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Integration Testing
10 8 (18.18%) HNC
10 8 (18.18%) Linux
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (15.91%) Quality Management
11 7 (15.91%) Change Management
11 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
11 7 (15.91%) Unified Process
11 7 (15.91%) SQL

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP CO
1 3 (6.82%) SAP FI
1 3 (6.82%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (6.82%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.55%) QlikView
2 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 4 (9.09%) JMeter
1 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 4 (9.09%) Selenium
1 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) GitLab
3 1 (2.27%) Gradle
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) TestRail
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Tester
4 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Lead Tester
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Leader
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Tester
6 5 (11.36%) ICT Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) ICT Support
6 5 (11.36%) ICT Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 4 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
8 3 (6.82%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) SAP FI/CO Support
8 3 (6.82%) SAP Support
8 3 (6.82%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) JSON
2 3 (6.82%) Node.js
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) CSS3
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) CMDB
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) APACS
4 1 (2.27%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (2.27%) EMV
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (34.09%) ITIL
5 12 (27.27%) Scrum
6 11 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 11 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
7 10 (22.73%) PRINCE2
8 8 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 8 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Coaching
9 7 (15.91%) DevOps
9 7 (15.91%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
9 7 (15.91%) Stress Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Test Management
9 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C#
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) VBA
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) ISEB
2 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 12 (27.27%) MCSA
2 12 (27.27%) MCSE
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
4 8 (18.18%) HNC
5 7 (15.91%) CEH
6 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) Degree
8 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Sybase
3 2 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (2.27%) Google