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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 96 103 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 39 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.08% 1.41% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.66% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 36
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
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
1544 1442 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.22% 84.43% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1249 1028
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 £28,576 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 42 (59.15%) Software Testing
2 31 (43.66%) Finance
3 26 (36.62%) Automated Testing
4 23 (32.39%) Legal
5 22 (30.99%) SQL
5 22 (30.99%) Selenium
6 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
7 19 (26.76%) HP
7 19 (26.76%) ISEB
7 19 (26.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (26.76%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (23.94%) Scrum
9 17 (23.94%) SOA
9 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
9 17 (23.94%) Business Transformation
10 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.13%) QA
11 15 (21.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
13 13 (18.31%) Manual Testing
13 13 (18.31%) Logistics
14 11 (15.49%) Test Strategy
15 10 (14.08%) Rational DOORS
15 10 (14.08%) Supply Chain Management
15 10 (14.08%) Supplier Management
15 10 (14.08%) Integration Testing
15 10 (14.08%) IBM
16 9 (12.68%) MS Access
16 9 (12.68%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) SAS
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) MS Access
2 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) Selenium
2 19 (26.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (14.08%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.63%) Calabash
6 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.41%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.41%) JMeter
8 1 (1.41%) MbUnit
8 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.41%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 23 (32.39%) Legal
3 3 (4.23%) Advertising
3 3 (4.23%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Tester
2 19 (26.76%) Analyst
3 18 (25.35%) Test Analyst
4 14 (19.72%) Senior Tester
5 11 (15.49%) Automated Tester
6 10 (14.08%) Software Tester
6 10 (14.08%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Senior Software Tester
8 5 (7.04%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.63%) Mobile Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Automated Test Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Junior
10 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Junior Software Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Test Automation Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Middleware
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (59.15%) Software Testing
2 26 (36.62%) Automated Testing
3 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.94%) Scrum
4 17 (23.94%) SOA
4 17 (23.94%) Business Transformation
5 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
6 13 (18.31%) Manual Testing
6 13 (18.31%) Logistics
7 11 (15.49%) Test Strategy
8 10 (14.08%) Supplier Management
8 10 (14.08%) Supply Chain Management
8 10 (14.08%) Integration Testing
9 9 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Line Management
10 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.86%) UML
11 7 (9.86%) Migration
11 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
11 7 (9.86%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) C
3 4 (5.63%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) VB
4 3 (4.23%) VBA
5 1 (1.41%) Ruby
5 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) ISEB
2 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
3 15 (21.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (8.45%) HND
5 5 (7.04%) Degree
6 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (26.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) HP
2 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.08%) IBM
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) Telerik
6 1 (1.41%) New Relic
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