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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 111 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 2.32% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.72% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 22
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
1599 1692 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.04% 85.24% 82.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1368 1236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (48.00%) Selenium
2 22 (44.00%) Software Testing
3 20 (40.00%) QA
3 20 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 20 (40.00%) Java
4 19 (38.00%) ISEB
5 18 (36.00%) C#
6 14 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (26.00%) WebDriver
8 12 (24.00%) Scrum
9 11 (22.00%) Aerospace
10 10 (20.00%) SQL
10 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (18.00%) Ruby
12 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (14.00%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
13 7 (14.00%) Logistics
13 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.00%) Windows
13 7 (14.00%) Python
13 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
13 7 (14.00%) Military
13 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
14 6 (12.00%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Selenium
2 13 (26.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.00%) MbUnit
6 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.00%) JIRA
7 2 (4.00%) Calabash
8 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (22.00%) Aerospace
2 7 (14.00%) Military
3 6 (12.00%) Finance
4 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) Law
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) QA Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Test Leader
6 5 (10.00%) Test Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Automated Test Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) SOAP
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Wiki
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) Software Testing
3 20 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (24.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.00%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (14.00%) Logistics
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.00%) TDD
7 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.00%) Open Source
7 6 (12.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Validation
9 4 (8.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) C#
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Ruby
5 7 (14.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) ABAP
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) ISEB
2 14 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.00%) HND
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) SAP
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