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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 69 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.71% 0.98% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.29% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 12
Average salary £38,000 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £22,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £41,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
611 541 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.60% 75.77% 73.45%
Number of salaries quoted 510 477 812
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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
Gloucester - 3 £42,500 - 2
Cheltenham -12 2 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Business Analysis
5 10 (41.67%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) ISEB
6 9 (37.50%) .NET
6 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (37.50%) JSF
7 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.33%) V-Model
10 2 (8.33%) Finance
10 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
11 1 (4.17%) Email Management
11 1 (4.17%) Change Control

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Analyst
1 23 (95.83%) Test Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
1 9 (37.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Business Analysis
5 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.33%) V-Model
8 2 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (4.17%) Email Management
9 1 (4.17%) Change Control
9 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
9 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago