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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 119 110 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 24 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.97% 1.18% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.38% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 50
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,750 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
1656 1742 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.22% 85.31% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1453 1420
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (41.67%) Degree
2 14 (38.89%) Use Case
3 13 (36.11%) Business Analysis
4 12 (33.33%) Finance
5 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
5 11 (30.56%) UML
5 11 (30.56%) QA
5 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
6 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (25.00%) Test Management
7 9 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (22.22%) Tapestry
8 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 8 (22.22%) User Stories
8 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (22.22%) OO
8 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
8 8 (22.22%) OOD
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.22%) Oracle
8 8 (22.22%) Web Services
8 8 (22.22%) Aerospace
8 8 (22.22%) Scrum
8 8 (22.22%) Military
8 8 (22.22%) Logistics
9 7 (19.44%) SQL
9 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
10 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) Geb
5 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 8 (22.22%) Military
3 5 (13.89%) Legal
4 4 (11.11%) Law
5 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.56%) Billing
7 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) QA Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) QA Automation Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Tapestry
1 8 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (11.11%) LIMS
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Use Case
3 13 (36.11%) Business Analysis
4 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
4 11 (30.56%) UML
5 9 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (25.00%) Test Management
6 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 8 (22.22%) Logistics
6 8 (22.22%) OO
6 8 (22.22%) OOD
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 8 (22.22%) User Stories
7 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.33%) ISEB
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Telerik
4 1 (2.78%) HP
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