Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 77 106
Rank change year-on-year -39 +29 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.78% 2.89% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 3.20% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 52 19
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +34.33% -27.57%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £50,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 1,661 1,375 1,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 92.59% 90.22% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,371 1,141 1,226
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 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
Salisbury -5 6 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Swindon -30 5 £31,500 -40.00%
Warminster - 2 - -
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Test Management
5 6 (42.86%) Stress Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Test Planning
5 6 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) MCSE
5 6 (42.86%) MCSA
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (42.86%) ISEB
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (42.86%) Quality Management
5 6 (42.86%) CEH
5 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management

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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 2 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 2 (14.29%) FishEye
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 2 (14.29%) Zephyr
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Lead Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Leader
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) GWT
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.14%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Test Management
4 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Quality Management
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (42.86%) Stress Testing
5 6 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Test Planning
5 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
6 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (42.86%) CEH
4 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 6 (42.86%) MCSA
4 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) VMware