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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 96 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 36 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.83% 1.64% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.90% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
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
1648 1681 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.61% 85.90% 76.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1401 1105
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,543 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 17 December 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 38 (49.35%) Software Testing
2 30 (38.96%) Finance
3 25 (32.47%) Automated Testing
4 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
4 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (29.87%) Selenium
6 21 (27.27%) SQL
6 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 21 (27.27%) ISEB
7 20 (25.97%) QuickTest Pro
7 20 (25.97%) Logistics
8 18 (23.38%) Legal
9 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
10 15 (19.48%) QA
10 15 (19.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
12 13 (16.88%) SOA
12 13 (16.88%) HP
12 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
12 13 (16.88%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (16.88%) Business Transformation
13 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
13 12 (15.58%) Scrum
13 12 (15.58%) Military
14 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
15 10 (12.99%) Aerospace
15 10 (12.99%) Integration Testing
15 10 (12.99%) Test Strategy
16 9 (11.69%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MS Access
2 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Selenium
2 20 (25.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.39%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (6.49%) LoadRunner
6 4 (5.19%) JIRA
6 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.90%) Calabash
7 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.30%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.30%) JMeter
9 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Legal
3 12 (15.58%) Military
4 10 (12.99%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.19%) Advertising
5 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.90%) Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Analyst
2 20 (25.97%) Tester
3 19 (24.68%) Test Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Senior Tester
5 11 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 11 (14.29%) Automated Tester
6 8 (10.39%) Automation Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Test Automation Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Software Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Mobile Tester
10 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.90%) Requirements Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.49%) Open Source
4 4 (5.19%) Wiki
4 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Software Testing
2 25 (32.47%) Automated Testing
3 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.97%) Logistics
5 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
6 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (16.88%) SOA
7 13 (16.88%) Business Transformation
8 12 (15.58%) Scrum
9 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 10 (12.99%) Test Strategy
10 10 (12.99%) Integration Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (11.69%) Line Management
12 8 (10.39%) Supply Chain Management
12 8 (10.39%) Supplier Management
13 7 (9.09%) UML
13 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) Java
3 6 (7.79%) C
3 6 (7.79%) C#
4 4 (5.19%) VB
4 4 (5.19%) VBA
5 1 (1.30%) ABAP
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) ISEB
2 15 (19.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) HND
5 4 (5.19%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.88%) HP
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle
4 8 (10.39%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) Telerik
6 1 (1.30%) New Relic
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
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