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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 67 64 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 41 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.98% 3.15% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 3.54% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 19
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
939 791 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.25% 89.08% 86.83%
Number of salaries quoted 791 538 792
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -4 18 £36,250 -9.37%
Stroud +1 6 £40,000 +11.11%
Cirencester +7 5 £55,000 +71.87%
Cheltenham -9 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (52.08%) Python
3 48 (50.00%) Selenium
4 44 (45.83%) Security Cleared
5 41 (42.71%) Linux
6 37 (38.54%) C++
7 36 (37.50%) Java
8 34 (35.42%) DV Cleared
9 31 (32.29%) Regression Testing
10 30 (31.25%) SDLC
11 29 (30.21%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (28.13%) Cucumber
13 26 (27.08%) ISEB
14 24 (25.00%) ISTQB
15 22 (22.92%) Automated Testing
15 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (21.88%) Time Management
16 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (21.88%) Hyper-V
16 21 (21.88%) VMware
17 20 (20.83%) Perl
17 20 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
18 18 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (18.75%) C
18 18 (18.75%) Windows
18 18 (18.75%) Scrum
19 17 (17.71%) Validation
19 17 (17.71%) Degree
19 17 (17.71%) Non-Functional Testing
20 16 (16.67%) Waterfall

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.13%) SAS
3 2 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) Internet
2 10 (10.42%) Modbus
2 10 (10.42%) RS-485
2 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.42%) Wireless
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) Intranet
3 1 (1.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.08%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (50.00%) Selenium
2 27 (28.13%) Cucumber
3 12 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 12 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (9.38%) Selenium IDE
5 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.33%) JIRA
6 7 (7.29%) JMeter
6 7 (7.29%) LoadRunner
7 5 (5.21%) Bugzilla
7 5 (5.21%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.17%) TestDirector
9 2 (2.08%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.08%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.04%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.04%) Gatling
10 1 (1.04%) Hudson
10 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Analyst
2 31 (32.29%) Test Analyst
2 31 (32.29%) Test Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) Integration Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Tester
5 13 (13.54%) Software Engineer
6 12 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (11.46%) Software Integration Engineer
7 11 (11.46%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Embedded Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) Automation Tester
10 7 (7.29%) Manual Tester
10 7 (7.29%) Software Tester
10 7 (7.29%) Test Specialist
11 6 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 6 (6.25%) Security Analyst
11 6 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
11 6 (6.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) ISPF
2 3 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) REST
3 1 (1.04%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Device Driver
1 10 (10.42%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 10 (10.42%) Internet of Things
2 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.21%) Fintech
5 4 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.71%) Linux
2 18 (18.75%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) CentOS
4 4 (4.17%) VMS
5 3 (3.13%) FreeBSD
5 3 (3.13%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.08%) Unix
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) Regression Testing
3 30 (31.25%) SDLC
4 29 (30.21%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (22.92%) Automated Testing
5 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (21.88%) Time Management
7 18 (18.75%) Scrum
7 18 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (17.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 17 (17.71%) Validation
9 16 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 14 (14.58%) Software Engineering
11 13 (13.54%) Functional Testing
11 13 (13.54%) Test Automation
12 12 (12.50%) Manual Testing
13 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
13 11 (11.46%) Smoke Testing
13 11 (11.46%) Software Testing
14 10 (10.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.08%) Python
2 37 (38.54%) C++
3 36 (37.50%) Java
4 20 (20.83%) Perl
5 18 (18.75%) C
6 14 (14.58%) Ruby
7 13 (13.54%) C#
7 13 (13.54%) SQL
8 10 (10.42%) Embedded C
8 10 (10.42%) Embedded C++
9 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.17%) JCL
11 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.42%) DV Cleared
3 26 (27.08%) ISEB
4 24 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 17 (17.71%) Degree
6 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (5.21%) MISRA
2 5 (5.21%) MISRA C
System Software
1 21 (21.88%) Hyper-V
1 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.17%) RACF
2 4 (4.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.17%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) VMware
2 11 (11.46%) HP
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.25%) SAP
5 4 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) Altiris
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) Veritas