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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 68 75 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.69% 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.16% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 11
Average salary £38,000 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.10% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £22,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £41,000
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
618 606 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.82% 75.19% 71.74%
Number of salaries quoted 507 537 783
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 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
(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 - 5 £42,500 -
Cheltenham -9 2 £32,500 +38.29% 1
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) JSF
3 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) ISEB
5 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
5 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
9 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (8.70%) V-Model
9 2 (8.70%) Billing
9 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Finance
10 1 (4.35%) Validation
10 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
10 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.35%) Service Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (8.70%) Billing
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Analyst
2 21 (91.30%) Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Support
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
1 9 (39.13%) JSF
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
2 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (8.70%) V-Model
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Email Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) ISEB
3 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 to 44,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago