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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.39% 1.70% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.22% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 7
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +55.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £42,500 £25,000
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
860 630 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 85.49% 76.46% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 712 517 550
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 10 £35,000 -17.64%
Cheltenham +1 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (60.00%) ISEB
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 25 (41.67%) Finance
4 21 (35.00%) C
5 19 (31.67%) Software Testing
6 18 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 17 (28.33%) Performance Testing
8 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 14 (23.33%) SDLC
9 14 (23.33%) Java
10 12 (20.00%) Python
10 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 12 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (18.33%) XML
12 10 (16.67%) Perl
12 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (15.00%) Test Planning
13 9 (15.00%) Coaching
13 9 (15.00%) Test Strategy
13 9 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (15.00%) Linux
13 9 (15.00%) Oracle
13 9 (15.00%) C++
14 8 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (13.33%) SAS
15 7 (11.67%) Time Management
15 7 (11.67%) DevOps

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.67%) AppScan
4 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Military
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Analyst
1 39 (65.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Tester
4 8 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Systems Tester
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (1.67%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) XML
2 4 (6.67%) POSIX
3 2 (3.33%) XML Messaging
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Statistics
3 1 (1.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) FreeBSD
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Software Testing
2 17 (28.33%) Performance Testing
3 14 (23.33%) SDLC
4 12 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 9 (15.00%) Coaching
6 9 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 9 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Time Management
7 7 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (11.67%) DevOps
7 7 (11.67%) Information Security
7 7 (11.67%) Validation
8 6 (10.00%) Cyber Security
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) SQL
2 21 (35.00%) C
3 14 (23.33%) Java
4 12 (20.00%) Python
5 10 (16.67%) Perl
6 9 (15.00%) C++
7 5 (8.33%) C#
8 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.33%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) Lua
9 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (60.00%) ISEB
2 18 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (10.00%) Degree
6 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
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