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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 38 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.80% 4.90% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 6.76% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 3
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +77.08%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
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
234 148 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 81.82% 72.55% 78.11%
Number of salaries quoted 204 120 133
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (43.48%) ISEB
3 10 (43.48%) Retail
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Cyber Security
4 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (39.13%) Banking
5 8 (34.78%) SDLC
5 8 (34.78%) SAS
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle
5 8 (34.78%) Business Objects
5 8 (34.78%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) UNIX
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) UML
9 3 (13.04%) Python
9 3 (13.04%) General Ledger
9 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
10 2 (8.70%) Lua
10 2 (8.70%) QA
10 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Ruby
10 2 (8.70%) ISTQB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (34.78%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Retail
3 9 (39.13%) Banking
4 3 (13.04%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.35%) Military
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
1 16 (69.57%) Test Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Lead Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
2 2 (8.70%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (39.13%) Cyber Security
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
4 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security
8 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) User Stories
8 1 (4.35%) DevOps
8 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Lua
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISEB
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
1 8 (34.78%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.35%) SAP