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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 81 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 42 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.26% 2.21% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.64% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 44
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £40,000 £37,500
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
1557 1325 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.94% 83.81% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1161 1058
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 49 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) Finance
3 28 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 25 (29.76%) Legal
4 25 (29.76%) Scrum
5 24 (28.57%) QA
6 22 (26.19%) Selenium
6 22 (26.19%) SQL
6 22 (26.19%) ISEB
7 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
9 16 (19.05%) HP
9 16 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (19.05%) Test Strategy
9 16 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
10 15 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
11 14 (16.67%) SOA
11 14 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 14 (16.67%) Business Transformation
12 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 11 (13.10%) Degree
13 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
14 10 (11.90%) Logistics
14 10 (11.90%) Supply Chain Management
14 10 (11.90%) Supplier Management
14 10 (11.90%) Rational DOORS
14 10 (11.90%) V-Model

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Selenium
2 15 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (11.90%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.95%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.76%) MbUnit
7 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.57%) Calabash
8 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.19%) NUnit
General
1 29 (34.52%) Finance
2 25 (29.76%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Military
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Analyst
2 25 (29.76%) Tester
3 22 (26.19%) Test Analyst
4 15 (17.86%) Software Tester
4 15 (17.86%) Senior Tester
5 9 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Test Leader
5 9 (10.71%) Senior Software Tester
6 8 (9.52%) Automated Tester
7 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Junior
8 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Junior Software Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Requirements Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Junior Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Middleware
2 4 (4.76%) .NET
2 4 (4.76%) SOAP
2 4 (4.76%) Web Services
3 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Android
2 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 25 (29.76%) Scrum
5 16 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 14 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 14 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 14 (16.67%) SOA
8 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.90%) Supplier Management
10 10 (11.90%) UML
10 10 (11.90%) Logistics
10 10 (11.90%) Supply Chain Management
10 10 (11.90%) V-Model
11 9 (10.71%) System Testing
11 9 (10.71%) Test Planning
11 9 (10.71%) Validation
11 9 (10.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) C
2 8 (9.52%) C#
3 3 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (2.38%) VB
4 2 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) ISEB
2 16 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 11 (13.10%) Degree
5 9 (10.71%) HND
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) HP
3 10 (11.90%) IBM
4 7 (8.33%) Telerik
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago