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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 89 77
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.12% 1.29% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.48% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 16
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,950 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 713 943 998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 88.46% 86.91% 89.59%
Number of salaries quoted 612 852 802
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Swindon +13 8 £32,500 -7.14%
Chippenham +10 1 £33,500 -18.78% 1
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Selenium
3 9 (56.25%) WebDriver
4 8 (50.00%) ISEB
4 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (43.75%) System Testing
5 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) BDD
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 5 (31.25%) JMeter
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Fintech
8 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
8 3 (18.75%) Use Case
8 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
8 3 (18.75%) Cash 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) WebDriver
3 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) JMeter
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration Test Manager
4 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Migration Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Web Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (43.75%) BDD
3 7 (43.75%) System Testing
3 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Cash Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Use Case
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
5 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
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