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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 82 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.77% 0.11% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.14% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 11
Average salary £50,000 £26,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £26,000 £35,000
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
955 693 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.66% 74.68% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 794 577 597
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 12 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £21,500 - 3
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) ISEB
3 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 14 (35.90%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
7 11 (28.21%) Linux
7 11 (28.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
8 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
8 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
8 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (23.08%) UNIX
9 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
10 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security
11 5 (12.82%) Ruby
11 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Degree
11 5 (12.82%) JIRA
12 4 (10.26%) QA
12 4 (10.26%) Selenium
12 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
12 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.26%) User Stories

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) Liquibase
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Analyst
1 24 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) JDBC
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) POSIX
3 1 (2.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) SCADA
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 13 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security
8 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
9 4 (10.26%) User Stories
10 2 (5.13%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Resilience Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Stress Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Lua
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) ISEB
2 11 (28.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
4 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Google
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