The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 70 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.47% 0.56% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 0.73% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 20
Average salary £29,500 £27,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -17.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,400 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £33,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
823 683 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 81.24% 76.66% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 665 593 617
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,950 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +1 12 £28,250 +2.72% 2
Gloucester - 9 £52,500 - 2
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) Java
4 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
5 15 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 14 (28.00%) Finance
7 13 (26.00%) ISEB
8 12 (24.00%) Linux
9 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
10 10 (20.00%) UNIX
10 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 9 (18.00%) Cyber Security
11 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
11 9 (18.00%) Coaching
11 9 (18.00%) XML
12 8 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
14 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
14 6 (12.00%) Ruby
14 6 (12.00%) Degree
14 6 (12.00%) QA
14 6 (12.00%) Python
15 5 (10.00%) C
15 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.00%) JIRA
15 5 (10.00%) Load Testing
15 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
15 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
15 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.00%) Liquibase
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Military
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Analyst
1 26 (52.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) JDBC
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Flex
3 2 (4.00%) POSIX
4 1 (2.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) SCADA
2 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (18.00%) Cyber Security
5 9 (18.00%) Coaching
6 8 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) Load Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Validation
9 4 (8.00%) Information Security
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.00%) Time Management
9 4 (8.00%) DevOps
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 20 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) Python
3 6 (12.00%) Ruby
3 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.00%) C
5 4 (8.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) Lua
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) ISEB
3 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
4 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (12.00%) Degree
6 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Google
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Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago