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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 37 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.49% 0.96% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 1.28% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 7
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +57.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £42,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
886 701 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.66% 74.81% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 726 592 586
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cheltenham - 15 £32,000 - 1
Gloucester -10 14 £52,500 +23.52%
Cirencester +5 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (58.73%) SQL
2 33 (52.38%) Finance
3 23 (36.51%) Performance Testing
3 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
4 19 (30.16%) Test Strategy
4 19 (30.16%) Coaching
4 19 (30.16%) XML
5 18 (28.57%) Java
5 18 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 17 (26.98%) DV Cleared
6 17 (26.98%) ISEB
6 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.63%) Python
8 11 (17.46%) Cyber Security
8 11 (17.46%) Test Planning
9 10 (15.87%) DevOps
9 10 (15.87%) Time Management
9 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
9 10 (15.87%) Perl
9 10 (15.87%) C
9 10 (15.87%) C++
9 10 (15.87%) Validation
9 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
9 10 (15.87%) Military
9 10 (15.87%) Information Security
9 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (14.29%) Retail
11 8 (12.70%) Banking
11 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (12.70%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.59%) Selenium
1 1 (1.59%) AppScan
General
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Military
3 9 (14.29%) Retail
4 8 (12.70%) Banking
5 3 (4.76%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Analyst
1 45 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Test Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.59%) Tester
8 1 (1.59%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Tester
8 1 (1.59%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) XML
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Flex
2 3 (4.76%) POSIX
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) DTV
3 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) UNIX
1 5 (7.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Performance Testing
2 19 (30.16%) Test Strategy
2 19 (30.16%) Coaching
3 18 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) Cyber Security
5 11 (17.46%) Test Planning
6 10 (15.87%) DevOps
6 10 (15.87%) Time Management
6 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
6 10 (15.87%) Validation
6 10 (15.87%) Information Security
6 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.11%) Load Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.76%) UML
11 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) SQL
2 18 (28.57%) Java
3 13 (20.63%) Python
4 10 (15.87%) Perl
4 10 (15.87%) C
4 10 (15.87%) C++
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) Lua
6 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.98%) DV Cleared
2 17 (26.98%) ISEB
3 6 (9.52%) Degree
4 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
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