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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.81% 3.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 5.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
203 137 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 81.85% 71.73% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 188 113 116
Average salary £45,000 £41,650 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.04% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) ISEB
3 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (42.11%) SDLC
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Retail
5 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (42.11%) SAS
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) Banking
6 7 (36.84%) Cyber Security
7 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
10 2 (10.53%) QA
10 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
10 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
10 2 (10.53%) UNIX
10 2 (10.53%) Linux
10 2 (10.53%) Python
10 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (5.26%) UML
11 1 (5.26%) POSIX
11 1 (5.26%) Toad
11 1 (5.26%) Perl

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (42.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Retail
3 7 (36.84%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Military
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
1 15 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (31.58%) Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) POSIX
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) SDLC
3 7 (36.84%) Cyber Security
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) User Stories
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Lua
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP