The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 70 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 58 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.86% 2.22% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 2.79% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 34
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1684 1468 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.04% 79.65% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1270 1208
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Test Scripting
South West

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 16 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 44 (45.83%) QA
2 42 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 41 (42.71%) SQL
4 35 (36.46%) ISEB
5 32 (33.33%) Selenium
6 28 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 25 (26.04%) Degree
8 21 (21.88%) System Testing
9 20 (20.83%) Web Services
10 19 (19.79%) C#
10 19 (19.79%) Waterfall
11 16 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 16 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
12 15 (15.63%) Visual Studio
13 14 (14.58%) SOAP
13 14 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
13 14 (14.58%) LoadRunner
13 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (14.58%) V-Model
13 14 (14.58%) WebDriver
13 14 (14.58%) Test Management
14 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (13.54%) MbUnit
14 13 (13.54%) Validation
14 13 (13.54%) HND
14 13 (13.54%) .NET
15 12 (12.50%) Regression Testing
15 12 (12.50%) Scrum

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.08%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (1.04%) GPRS
2 1 (1.04%) GSM
2 1 (1.04%) UMTS
2 1 (1.04%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (33.33%) Selenium
2 15 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 14 (14.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (14.58%) LoadRunner
3 14 (14.58%) WebDriver
4 13 (13.54%) MbUnit
5 7 (7.29%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.17%) JMeter
7 3 (3.13%) WatiN
7 3 (3.13%) JIRA
7 3 (3.13%) WATIR
8 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.04%) JUnit
9 1 (1.04%) Maven
9 1 (1.04%) NUnit
9 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.04%) TestNG
9 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Legal
3 3 (3.13%) Military
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
3 3 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Test Engineer
2 34 (35.42%) Analyst
3 20 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Tester
5 13 (13.54%) Automation Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (12.50%) QA Engineer
7 11 (11.46%) QA Analyst
8 10 (10.42%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (8.33%) Software Tester
10 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Test Leader
11 5 (5.21%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Senior Tester
12 4 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
13 3 (3.13%) Team Leader
13 3 (3.13%) QA Tester
13 3 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
13 3 (3.13%) Senior Software Tester
14 2 (2.08%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) Web Services
2 14 (14.58%) SOAP
3 13 (13.54%) .NET
4 10 (10.42%) Middleware
5 5 (5.21%) XML
6 3 (3.13%) HTML
6 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.04%) CSS
7 1 (1.04%) DHTML
7 1 (1.04%) Ajax
7 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.04%) jQuery
7 1 (1.04%) WCF
7 1 (1.04%) WPF
7 1 (1.04%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.21%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.08%) FMCG
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) UNIX
4 2 (2.08%) Android
4 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 28 (29.17%) Test Automation
3 21 (21.88%) System Testing
4 19 (19.79%) Waterfall
5 16 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 16 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (14.58%) V-Model
7 14 (14.58%) Test Management
8 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (13.54%) Validation
9 12 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 12 (12.50%) Scrum
9 12 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 11 (11.46%) Stress Testing
10 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
11 10 (10.42%) Performance Testing
12 9 (9.38%) Integration Testing
12 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.71%) SQL
2 19 (19.79%) C#
3 5 (5.21%) Java
4 4 (4.17%) Ruby
4 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.17%) Perl
4 4 (4.17%) PHP
4 4 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.04%) VBScript
5 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (36.46%) ISEB
2 25 (26.04%) Degree
3 13 (13.54%) HND
4 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.04%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (45.83%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) GAMP
2 1 (1.04%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) HP
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) Telerik
5 3 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (1.04%) Empirix
6 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.04%) Compuware
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
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