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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 43 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.42% 2.26% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.71% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 42
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £31,543
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £21,450 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £40,000 £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -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
1496 1328 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.14% 83.26% 78.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1161 1074
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 £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 43 (48.31%) Software Testing
2 32 (35.96%) QA
3 27 (30.34%) Legal
4 26 (29.21%) Scrum
4 26 (29.21%) Automated Testing
5 25 (28.09%) Finance
6 21 (23.60%) ISEB
7 20 (22.47%) SQL
7 20 (22.47%) Selenium
8 18 (20.22%) Test Strategy
9 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
10 16 (17.98%) HP
10 16 (17.98%) Degree
10 16 (17.98%) Manual Testing
10 16 (17.98%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
12 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
12 14 (15.73%) SOA
12 14 (15.73%) System Testing
12 14 (15.73%) Waterfall
12 14 (15.73%) Business Transformation
13 12 (13.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
14 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
14 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
15 10 (11.24%) V-Model
15 10 (11.24%) Integration Testing
15 10 (11.24%) Rational DOORS
15 10 (11.24%) IBM

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (6.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) GPRS
1 1 (1.12%) GSM
1 1 (1.12%) UMTS
1 1 (1.12%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.25%) MS Access
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Selenium
2 10 (11.24%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (10.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (7.87%) LoadRunner
4 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.62%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.49%) MbUnit
8 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.37%) JMeter
9 2 (2.25%) WATIR
9 2 (2.25%) WatiN
9 2 (2.25%) Calabash
10 1 (1.12%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.12%) TestNG
10 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.12%) JUnit
10 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
General
1 27 (30.34%) Legal
2 25 (28.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Military
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Analyst
2 22 (24.72%) Test Analyst
2 22 (24.72%) Tester
3 15 (16.85%) Software Tester
4 14 (15.73%) Test Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Senior Tester
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Software Tester
6 9 (10.11%) Test Leader
7 7 (7.87%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) QA Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Junior
10 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Automated Tester
11 3 (3.37%) Junior Software Tester
11 3 (3.37%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
2 7 (7.87%) Middleware
3 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.49%) SOAP
3 4 (4.49%) Web Services
4 1 (1.12%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) WCF
4 1 (1.12%) WPF
4 1 (1.12%) WF
4 1 (1.12%) DHTML
4 1 (1.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.99%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.62%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.37%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) FMCG
5 2 (2.25%) Open Source
5 2 (2.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) Android
4 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.31%) Software Testing
2 26 (29.21%) Automated Testing
2 26 (29.21%) Scrum
3 18 (20.22%) Test Strategy
4 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.98%) Manual Testing
6 14 (15.73%) System Testing
6 14 (15.73%) Waterfall
6 14 (15.73%) Business Transformation
6 14 (15.73%) SOA
7 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.24%) Integration Testing
9 10 (11.24%) V-Model
9 10 (11.24%) Logistics
9 10 (11.24%) Supply Chain Management
9 10 (11.24%) Supplier Management
10 9 (10.11%) Validation
11 8 (8.99%) Data Security
11 8 (8.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) C#
3 8 (8.99%) C
4 7 (7.87%) Java
5 3 (3.37%) Perl
5 3 (3.37%) PHP
5 3 (3.37%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) ISEB
2 16 (17.98%) Degree
3 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (10.11%) HND
6 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (35.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) HP
2 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.24%) IBM
4 7 (7.87%) Telerik
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
Bristol
Spectrum IT
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago