The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 168 163 158
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 71 85 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 1.46% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.69% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 56 78 54
Median salary £36,250 £35,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.39% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,350 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Test Scripting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4709 5015 5215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.75% 86.04% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3929 4236 4267
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 the South West

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South West region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the South West

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the South West

Test Scripting
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +22 26 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Wiltshire +17 15 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Bristol -5 14 £35,000 - 4
Dorset +8 5 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Somerset -5 5 £32,500 +4.83%
Cornwall -12 3 £23,000 -58.55%
Devon -4 1 £27,500 +5.76%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 85 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.33%) Security Cleared
3 42 (26.09%) Regression Testing
4 39 (24.22%) SQL
4 39 (24.22%) ISTQB
5 38 (23.60%) Software Testing
5 38 (23.60%) ISEB
6 37 (22.98%) Selenium
6 37 (22.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (21.12%) Automated Testing
7 34 (21.12%) Scrum
8 32 (19.88%) QA
8 32 (19.88%) SDLC
9 27 (16.77%) DV Cleared
9 27 (16.77%) Java
10 26 (16.15%) Microsoft
11 25 (15.53%) Python
12 24 (14.91%) Finance
12 24 (14.91%) Test Automation
13 23 (14.29%) Cucumber
13 23 (14.29%) Functional Testing
14 22 (13.66%) Manual Testing
14 22 (13.66%) Linux
15 21 (13.04%) SC Cleared
15 21 (13.04%) Degree
15 21 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
16 20 (12.42%) Waterfall
16 20 (12.42%) ITIL
17 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (11.18%) Windows

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.45%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.24%) Moodle
3 2 (1.24%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.62%) Gunicorn
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) nginx
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.83%) MS Office
2 10 (6.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) SAP HCM
1 4 (2.48%) SAP HR
1 4 (2.48%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.24%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.24%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.62%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) GitHub
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Internet
2 4 (2.48%) DNS
2 4 (2.48%) Intranet
2 4 (2.48%) RS-485
2 4 (2.48%) Skype
3 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.62%) IPsec
4 1 (0.62%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.24%) GIS
2 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.62%) MySQL
3 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.62%) OrientDB
3 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (22.98%) Selenium
2 23 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 17 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.45%) WebDriver
5 10 (6.21%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.59%) JMeter
6 9 (5.59%) Selenium IDE
7 8 (4.97%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.97%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.73%) JIRA
9 5 (3.11%) ClearCase
9 5 (3.11%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.86%) NUnit
11 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.24%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.62%) Ant
12 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.62%) JUnit
12 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (14.91%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.73%) Legal
4 5 (3.11%) Military
5 4 (2.48%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.48%) Banking
5 4 (2.48%) Law
5 4 (2.48%) Retail
6 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Local Government
7 2 (1.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Avionics
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (44.72%) Analyst
2 53 (32.92%) Test Analyst
3 37 (22.98%) Tester
4 34 (21.12%) Test Engineer
5 17 (10.56%) Software Tester
6 12 (7.45%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.83%) Test Leader
8 10 (6.21%) Software Analyst
8 10 (6.21%) Software Test Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) Automation Tester
9 8 (4.97%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) Security Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) Developer
11 6 (3.73%) IT Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (3.11%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) Web Services
2 7 (4.35%) .NET
2 7 (4.35%) Middleware
3 4 (2.48%) HTML
3 4 (2.48%) Tapestry
3 4 (2.48%) XML
4 3 (1.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.24%) REST
5 2 (1.24%) SOAP
6 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.62%) Django
6 1 (0.62%) jQuery
6 1 (0.62%) JSON
6 1 (0.62%) Leaflet
6 1 (0.62%) Node.js
6 1 (0.62%) WCF
6 1 (0.62%) WinForms
6 1 (0.62%) WPF
6 1 (0.62%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.48%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.48%) LIMS
6 4 (2.48%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.48%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.86%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.24%) User Experience
8 2 (1.24%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.24%) VLE
9 1 (0.62%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.62%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.62%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Linux
2 18 (11.18%) Windows
3 8 (4.97%) CentOS
4 7 (4.35%) Unix
5 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.48%) VMS
7 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.09%) Regression Testing
3 38 (23.60%) Software Testing
4 37 (22.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (21.12%) Automated Testing
5 34 (21.12%) Scrum
6 32 (19.88%) SDLC
7 24 (14.91%) Test Automation
8 23 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 22 (13.66%) Manual Testing
10 21 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
11 20 (12.42%) ITIL
11 20 (12.42%) Waterfall
12 17 (10.56%) Defect Management
13 16 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (9.94%) Test Strategy
14 15 (9.32%) Use Case
15 14 (8.70%) Business Analysis
15 14 (8.70%) UML
16 13 (8.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.22%) SQL
2 27 (16.77%) Java
3 25 (15.53%) Python
4 14 (8.70%) C#
5 9 (5.59%) C++
5 9 (5.59%) Ruby
6 7 (4.35%) C
7 6 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.48%) ABAP
8 4 (2.48%) Embedded C
8 4 (2.48%) Embedded C++
9 3 (1.86%) Perl
9 3 (1.86%) PHP
10 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.62%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (27.33%) Security Cleared
2 39 (24.22%) ISTQB
3 38 (23.60%) ISEB
4 27 (16.77%) DV Cleared
5 21 (13.04%) Degree
5 21 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 13 (8.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.88%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 13 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (10.56%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (7.45%) SCCM
3 8 (4.97%) SCOM
4 4 (2.48%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.62%) Kibana
5 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.70%) HP
2 14 (8.70%) Oracle
2 14 (8.70%) VMware
3 10 (6.21%) SAP
4 8 (4.97%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.35%) IBM
6 4 (2.48%) Altiris
6 4 (2.48%) Citrix
6 4 (2.48%) Veritas
7 3 (1.86%) Telerik
8 2 (1.24%) Green Hat
8 2 (1.24%) webMethods
9 1 (0.62%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.62%) Trapeze
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £15000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CSC
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago