The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 31 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.31% 2.87% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 4.20% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 4
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
266 119 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 83.13% 68.39% 79.62%
Number of salaries quoted 222 113 165
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Gloucester region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Gloucester

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) ISEB
2 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) Cyber Security
4 9 (34.62%) Retail
5 8 (30.77%) Banking
5 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle
6 7 (26.92%) Business Objects
6 7 (26.92%) SAS
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) UNIX
7 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) User Stories
9 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
10 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Apache Flex
10 3 (11.54%) Ruby
10 3 (11.54%) General Ledger
10 3 (11.54%) UML
10 3 (11.54%) Python

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 7 (26.92%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Retail
3 8 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Military
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
1 17 (65.38%) Test Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Lead Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Apache Flex
2 2 (7.69%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Cyber Security
2 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
6 3 (11.54%) UML
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) System Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Lua
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) ISEB
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
1 7 (26.92%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.85%) SAP