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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 30 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.34% 2.23% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.57% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 3
Average salary £40,000 £29,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% +7.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
795 894 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 88.43% 86.80% 77.58%
Number of salaries quoted 539 748 602
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Cheltenham +6 12 £40,000 +42.85% 3
Gloucester 0 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Stroud - 2 £36,750 -
Cirencester - 1 £32,000 -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 62 (71.26%) ISEB
2 60 (68.97%) Software Testing
3 47 (54.02%) ISTQB
4 42 (48.28%) C
5 39 (44.83%) Requirements Analysis
6 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (19.54%) Finance
8 16 (18.39%) Performance Testing
8 16 (18.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (18.39%) Test Planning
9 12 (13.79%) SQL
9 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
10 11 (12.64%) Degree
10 11 (12.64%) Manual Testing
10 11 (12.64%) Selenium
11 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (11.49%) C#
11 10 (11.49%) Linux
11 10 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (10.34%) Functional Testing
12 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.34%) QA
13 8 (9.20%) Python
13 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
13 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
14 7 (8.05%) .NET
14 7 (8.05%) Oracle
14 7 (8.05%) MVC
15 6 (6.90%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (5.75%) SAS
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Selenium
2 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.75%) Toad
4 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.30%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.15%) Hudson
7 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.15%) JMeter
7 1 (1.15%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.15%) Subversion
7 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Avionics
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Analyst
2 45 (51.72%) Test Analyst
3 27 (31.03%) Tester
4 24 (27.59%) Systems Tester
5 15 (17.24%) Manual Test Analyst
6 11 (12.64%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Software Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Test Specialist
9 3 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.30%) Server Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.45%) XML
4 3 (3.45%) XML Messaging
5 2 (2.30%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) CSS
6 1 (1.15%) CSS3
6 1 (1.15%) HTML
6 1 (1.15%) HTML5
6 1 (1.15%) jQuery
6 1 (1.15%) POSIX
6 1 (1.15%) WCF
6 1 (1.15%) Web Services
6 1 (1.15%) WinForms
6 1 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.60%) PMI
2 4 (4.60%) Reinsurance
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.15%) AS400
4 1 (1.15%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.15%) iSeries
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (68.97%) Software Testing
2 39 (44.83%) Requirements Analysis
3 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) Performance Testing
4 16 (18.39%) Test Planning
5 11 (12.64%) Manual Testing
6 10 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (10.34%) Functional Testing
8 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.05%) MVC
10 6 (6.90%) Defect Management
10 6 (6.90%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.75%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.75%) Time Management
12 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) C
2 12 (13.79%) SQL
3 10 (11.49%) C#
4 8 (9.20%) Python
5 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.75%) Java
7 4 (4.60%) C++
7 4 (4.60%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.15%) ABAP
9 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (71.26%) ISEB
2 47 (54.02%) ISTQB
3 16 (18.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (12.64%) Degree
4 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) HP
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
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