The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 87 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 49 43 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.57% 2.37% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.74% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 17 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,700 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1683 1570 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.25% 86.50% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1240 1166
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Bristol

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Scrum
3 21 (31.34%) QA
4 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
5 19 (28.36%) Selenium
6 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
6 18 (26.87%) ISTQB
7 17 (25.37%) ISEB
8 16 (23.88%) Java
8 16 (23.88%) Automated Testing
9 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.91%) Ruby
10 12 (17.91%) Finance
11 11 (16.42%) C#
11 11 (16.42%) Python
11 11 (16.42%) Test Management
11 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
11 11 (16.42%) Cucumber
11 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
12 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
13 9 (13.43%) Information Management
13 9 (13.43%) Document Management
13 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
13 9 (13.43%) Documentum
13 9 (13.43%) Business Process Mapping
13 9 (13.43%) User Experience
13 9 (13.43%) JIRA
14 8 (11.94%) Compatibility Testing
14 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.43%) Documentum
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.48%) Big Data
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Selenium
2 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
2 11 (16.42%) Cucumber
3 9 (13.43%) JIRA
4 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.97%) MbUnit
6 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Analyst
2 23 (34.33%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Test Leader
4 11 (16.42%) Test Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Automated Test Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Lead Tester
10 3 (4.48%) Web Test Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Web Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Web Services
2 4 (5.97%) Twisted
2 4 (5.97%) SOAP
3 2 (2.99%) Middleware
4 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.43%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Scrum
3 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
4 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
5 16 (23.88%) Automated Testing
6 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (16.42%) Test Management
7 9 (13.43%) Information Management
7 9 (13.43%) Document Management
7 9 (13.43%) Business Process Mapping
8 8 (11.94%) TDD
8 8 (11.94%) Compatibility Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.96%) User Stories
10 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.96%) Regression Testing
11 5 (7.46%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) Java
2 12 (17.91%) Ruby
3 11 (16.42%) Python
3 11 (16.42%) C#
4 8 (11.94%) C
5 7 (10.45%) C++
5 7 (10.45%) Perl
5 7 (10.45%) SQL
5 7 (10.45%) Tcl
5 7 (10.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) ISTQB
2 17 (25.37%) ISEB
3 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (31.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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Posted: 6 days ago