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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 107 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 59 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.04% 2.92% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 3.42% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 50 22
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,750 £46,000
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
1638 1724 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.37% 85.43% 80.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1381 1374 1257
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Selenium
3 22 (36.07%) Java
4 21 (34.43%) Software Testing
4 21 (34.43%) QA
5 20 (32.79%) C#
6 19 (31.15%) Aerospace
7 18 (29.51%) ISEB
7 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
8 15 (24.59%) Management Information System
8 15 (24.59%) Military
8 15 (24.59%) Data Analysis
8 15 (24.59%) Logistics
8 15 (24.59%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
9 14 (22.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (19.67%) WebDriver
10 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (19.67%) Scrum
11 10 (16.39%) Open Source
11 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.39%) TDD
12 9 (14.75%) Ruby
12 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (14.75%) Regression Testing
12 9 (14.75%) Finance
13 8 (13.11%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.11%) SQL
13 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) MySQL
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) Selenium
2 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (19.67%) WebDriver
3 8 (13.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (9.84%) JIRA
5 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.92%) MbUnit
8 2 (3.28%) Calabash
9 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (31.15%) Aerospace
2 15 (24.59%) Military
3 9 (14.75%) Finance
4 6 (9.84%) Banking
4 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Business Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Test Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) QA Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Automation Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Test Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Test Leader
7 5 (8.20%) Test Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Test Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Automated Test Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Automated Test Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (3.28%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) SOAP
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.39%) Open Source
3 6 (9.84%) Wiki
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Software Testing
3 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
4 15 (24.59%) Systems Analysis
4 15 (24.59%) Data Analysis
4 15 (24.59%) Logistics
5 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
6 12 (19.67%) Scrum
7 10 (16.39%) TDD
7 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.75%) Regression Testing
8 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing
9 8 (13.11%) BDD
9 8 (13.11%) Automation Testing
10 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.84%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) C#
3 9 (14.75%) Ruby
4 8 (13.11%) SQL
5 7 (11.48%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) ABAP
6 1 (1.64%) VBA
6 1 (1.64%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) ISEB
2 14 (22.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.56%) HND
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) SAP
Bristol
Zion Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago