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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 170 145 154
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 85 101 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.49% 1.72% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.98% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 62 79 58
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average 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
4987 5100 4540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.58% 86.62% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4144 4299 3844
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Gloucestershire +9 30 £40,000 +35.59% 4
Bristol -17 21 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Dorset +12 17 £39,000 +14.70% 5
Somerset -1 9 £27,500 -12.69% 3
Wiltshire -5 6 £32,500 -26.96% 3
Devon -8 1 - - 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 103 (50.74%) ISEB
2 88 (43.35%) Software Testing
3 85 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (32.51%) ISTQB
5 62 (30.54%) QA
6 49 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (22.17%) C
8 42 (20.69%) Finance
9 40 (19.70%) Degree
9 40 (19.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 39 (19.21%) Requirements Analysis
11 35 (17.24%) Test Automation
12 33 (16.26%) Test Management
12 33 (16.26%) Functional Testing
12 33 (16.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 31 (15.27%) SQL
14 30 (14.78%) Automated Testing
15 27 (13.30%) Scrum
16 25 (12.32%) Regression Testing
16 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
16 25 (12.32%) Performance Testing
16 25 (12.32%) Selenium
17 24 (11.82%) Integration Testing
17 24 (11.82%) Manual Testing
17 24 (11.82%) Banking
17 24 (11.82%) C#
18 23 (11.33%) Java
18 23 (11.33%) HP
19 22 (10.84%) Microsoft
19 22 (10.84%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (5.91%) MQSeries
2 6 (2.96%) Documentum
2 6 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.46%) SAS
4 3 (1.48%) IIS
5 2 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Node.js
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.45%) MS Office
3 6 (2.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.91%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.99%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.91%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.42%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.48%) OLTP
6 2 (0.99%) Big Data
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (12.32%) Selenium
2 21 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.42%) HP UFT
3 11 (5.42%) JIRA
4 7 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.96%) FitNesse
6 5 (2.46%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.46%) Toad
7 4 (1.97%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.48%) Geb
8 3 (1.48%) JMeter
8 3 (1.48%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.48%) NUnit
9 2 (0.99%) JUnit
9 2 (0.99%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.99%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.99%) TestNG
9 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.49%) Redmine
General
1 42 (20.69%) Finance
2 24 (11.82%) Banking
3 11 (5.42%) Retail
4 9 (4.43%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.96%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.96%) Military
6 3 (1.48%) Back Office
6 3 (1.48%) Billing
6 3 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.48%) Law
7 2 (0.99%) Avionics
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (48.77%) Analyst
2 78 (38.42%) Test Analyst
3 43 (21.18%) Tester
4 27 (13.30%) Test Engineer
5 24 (11.82%) Systems Tester
6 21 (10.34%) Manual Test Analyst
7 20 (9.85%) Test Leader
8 11 (5.42%) QA Analyst
9 10 (4.93%) Test Manager
10 9 (4.43%) Middleware Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 8 (3.94%) Senior Tester
11 8 (3.94%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) QA Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) Software Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
13 6 (2.96%) QA Test Analyst
13 6 (2.96%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.85%) .NET
1 20 (9.85%) XML
2 13 (6.40%) Middleware
3 12 (5.91%) Web Services
4 11 (5.42%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.45%) Tapestry
7 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.48%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.48%) HTML
8 3 (1.48%) J2EE
8 3 (1.48%) WCF
8 3 (1.48%) XML Messaging
9 2 (0.99%) SOAP
10 1 (0.49%) CSS
10 1 (0.49%) jQuery
10 1 (0.49%) POSIX
10 1 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.49%) WinForms
10 1 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.85%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.43%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.94%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.96%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.96%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.97%) PMI
8 4 (1.97%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.48%) LIMS
10 1 (0.49%) AS400
10 1 (0.49%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.49%) iSeries
10 1 (0.49%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) Statistics
10 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.84%) Unix
2 16 (7.88%) Linux
3 10 (4.93%) Windows
4 5 (2.46%) Android
4 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.49%) VMS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (43.35%) Software Testing
2 85 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 39 (19.21%) Requirements Analysis
5 35 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 33 (16.26%) Functional Testing
6 33 (16.26%) Test Management
7 30 (14.78%) Automated Testing
8 27 (13.30%) Scrum
9 25 (12.32%) Performance Testing
9 25 (12.32%) Regression Testing
10 24 (11.82%) Integration Testing
10 24 (11.82%) Manual Testing
11 19 (9.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (9.36%) Test Strategy
12 18 (8.87%) Configuration Management
12 18 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (8.87%) Test Planning
13 17 (8.37%) Data Management
13 17 (8.37%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.17%) C
2 31 (15.27%) SQL
3 24 (11.82%) C#
4 23 (11.33%) Java
5 13 (6.40%) Python
6 9 (4.43%) C++
7 8 (3.94%) Perl
8 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.46%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.97%) Groovy
10 4 (1.97%) Ruby
10 4 (1.97%) Tcl
11 2 (0.99%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.49%) ABAP
12 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 103 (50.74%) ISEB
2 66 (32.51%) ISTQB
3 40 (19.70%) Degree
4 33 (16.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
6 18 (8.87%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.96%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.97%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.99%) CITP
11 1 (0.49%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (30.54%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) MISRA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.49%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (11.33%) HP
2 22 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.84%) Oracle
3 13 (6.40%) IBM
4 12 (5.91%) Green Hat
4 12 (5.91%) webMethods
5 4 (1.97%) VMware
6 3 (1.48%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) Sybase
7 1 (0.49%) Telerik
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