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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 28 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.79% 6.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 7.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
149 156 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 89.22% 88.14% 70.90%
Number of salaries quoted 100 130 137
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (80.00%) ISEB
2 23 (65.71%) Software Testing
3 14 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
5 12 (34.29%) C
5 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
6 10 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (28.57%) Test Planning
7 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle
8 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) Toad
10 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (14.29%) Banking
10 5 (14.29%) Retail
10 5 (14.29%) Linux
10 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (14.29%) SAS
10 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
11 4 (11.43%) JIRA
11 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
12 3 (8.57%) Unix
12 3 (8.57%) Java
13 2 (5.71%) JavaScript

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Toad
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) JMeter
3 2 (5.71%) NeoLoad
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Analyst
1 34 (97.14%) Test Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Manual Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
4 1 (2.86%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (2.86%) Server Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Test Scripter
4 1 (2.86%) Test Specialist
4 1 (2.86%) Tester
4 1 (2.86%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) SOAP
1 2 (5.71%) WCF
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) WinForms
1 2 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Cybercrime
2 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Software Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
8 2 (5.71%) User Stories
9 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) ISEB
2 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
3 10 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) VMware