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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 94 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.53% 1.31% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.75% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 8
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £36,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
784 685 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.14% 75.03% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 663 552 587
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Gloucester -8 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (57.69%) SQL
2 28 (53.85%) Finance
3 20 (38.46%) ISEB
3 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 17 (32.69%) Java
4 17 (32.69%) SDLC
5 16 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 15 (28.85%) DV Cleared
6 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 13 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (25.00%) XML
7 13 (25.00%) Python
7 13 (25.00%) Coaching
8 10 (19.23%) DevOps
8 10 (19.23%) Test Planning
8 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 10 (19.23%) Validation
8 10 (19.23%) Perl
8 10 (19.23%) C
8 10 (19.23%) C++
8 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (19.23%) Time Management
8 10 (19.23%) Military
8 10 (19.23%) Information Security
9 9 (17.31%) Banking
9 9 (17.31%) Retail
9 9 (17.31%) Oracle
9 9 (17.31%) Cyber Security

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Toad
2 1 (1.92%) AppScan
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Military
3 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Analyst
1 37 (71.15%) Test Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Test Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) QA Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (5.77%) POSIX
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Flex
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) UNIX
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) SDLC
2 16 (30.77%) Performance Testing
3 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 13 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 13 (25.00%) Coaching
5 10 (19.23%) DevOps
5 10 (19.23%) Test Planning
5 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (19.23%) Validation
5 10 (19.23%) Information Security
5 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (19.23%) Time Management
6 9 (17.31%) Cyber Security
7 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.54%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.85%) User Stories
8 2 (3.85%) UML
9 1 (1.92%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) SQL
2 17 (32.69%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) Python
4 10 (19.23%) Perl
4 10 (19.23%) C
4 10 (19.23%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) Lua
6 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) ISEB
1 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) IBM