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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 100 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 37 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.01% 1.82% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.09% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 25
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £31,300 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
1623 1577 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 87.97% 87.03% 84.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1247 1199
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,023 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (37.10%) Selenium
2 19 (30.65%) QA
2 19 (30.65%) Java
3 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
4 17 (27.42%) Scrum
4 17 (27.42%) C#
5 16 (25.81%) ISTQB
5 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
6 14 (22.58%) WebDriver
6 14 (22.58%) ISEB
7 12 (19.35%) Cucumber
8 11 (17.74%) Ruby
8 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
9 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
10 9 (14.52%) JIRA
10 9 (14.52%) Python
10 9 (14.52%) SQL
10 9 (14.52%) User Experience
11 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
11 8 (12.90%) Web Services
11 8 (12.90%) Finance
11 8 (12.90%) Compatibility Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.29%) Regression Testing
12 7 (11.29%) C
12 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (9.68%) SOAP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) Documentum
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Selenium
2 14 (22.58%) WebDriver
3 12 (19.35%) Cucumber
4 9 (14.52%) JIRA
5 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
6 6 (9.68%) MbUnit
7 4 (6.45%) HP UFT
7 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.61%) Calabash
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Aerospace
2 6 (9.68%) Military
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Analyst
2 18 (29.03%) Test Analyst
3 14 (22.58%) Test Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Business Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) Test Leader
6 6 (9.68%) Automated Test Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) QA Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Web Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Web Test Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Web Services
2 6 (9.68%) SOAP
3 3 (4.84%) Twisted
4 2 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (1.61%) XML
5 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.52%) User Experience
3 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
3 17 (27.42%) Scrum
4 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Compatibility Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.29%) Regression Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Logistics
8 6 (9.68%) TDD
8 6 (9.68%) Open Source
8 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
8 6 (9.68%) User Stories
8 6 (9.68%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (8.06%) Test Planning
9 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) C#
3 11 (17.74%) Ruby
4 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) Python
5 7 (11.29%) C
6 4 (6.45%) C++
6 4 (6.45%) Perl
7 3 (4.84%) Tcl
7 3 (4.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 14 (22.58%) ISEB
3 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) HND
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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