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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 151 152 154
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 91 85 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 1.43% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.75% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 70 70 51
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,862 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5223 4869 4410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.54% 82.19% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 4110 3882
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,925
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,050 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Bristol +8 35 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Gloucestershire +11 26 £50,000 +92.30% 1
Wiltshire -11 8 £37,500 +17.18% 4
Devon -3 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Dorset -10 5 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Somerset -5 2 £38,250 +12.00% 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 108 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.60%) SQL
3 65 (30.66%) ISEB
4 63 (29.72%) Finance
5 56 (26.42%) Selenium
6 53 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 45 (21.23%) Scrum
7 45 (21.23%) Automated Testing
8 44 (20.75%) Microsoft
9 39 (18.40%) Test Automation
10 38 (17.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (16.51%) Security Cleared
12 33 (15.57%) MS Excel
13 32 (15.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 31 (14.62%) QA
14 31 (14.62%) Manual Testing
15 30 (14.15%) WebDriver
16 29 (13.68%) Java
17 28 (13.21%) Degree
18 27 (12.74%) Banking
19 26 (12.26%) Use Case
20 25 (11.79%) Retail
21 24 (11.32%) Logistics
21 24 (11.32%) Waterfall
22 22 (10.38%) Test Strategy
22 22 (10.38%) .NET
22 22 (10.38%) C#
22 22 (10.38%) Retail Banking
23 21 (9.91%) Legal
23 21 (9.91%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.89%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (0.94%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) SAP HR
1 4 (1.89%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.42%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.77%) GitHub
2 4 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.47%) LAN
2 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.25%) RDBMS
1 9 (4.25%) MS Access
1 9 (4.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.47%) Big Data
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 56 (26.42%) Selenium
2 30 (14.15%) WebDriver
3 21 (9.91%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (8.02%) WATIR
5 14 (6.60%) Cucumber
5 14 (6.60%) JIRA
6 11 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (4.25%) Selenium IDE
8 7 (3.30%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.30%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.89%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.42%) Calabash
11 2 (0.94%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.94%) Hudson
11 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 63 (29.72%) Finance
2 27 (12.74%) Banking
3 25 (11.79%) Retail
4 22 (10.38%) Retail Banking
5 21 (9.91%) Legal
6 11 (5.19%) Aerospace
6 11 (5.19%) Military
7 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.89%) Advertising
8 3 (1.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 104 (49.06%) Analyst
2 90 (42.45%) Test Analyst
3 29 (13.68%) Tester
4 24 (11.32%) Business Analyst
5 19 (8.96%) Test Manager
6 15 (7.08%) Developer
7 14 (6.60%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (6.60%) Software Tester
7 14 (6.60%) Senior Test Analyst
8 13 (6.13%) Senior Tester
9 11 (5.19%) Automated Tester
10 10 (4.72%) Test Engineer
10 10 (4.72%) Test Leader
11 9 (4.25%) QA Engineer
12 8 (3.77%) Automation Analyst
12 8 (3.77%) Quality Engineer
12 8 (3.77%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.30%) Testing Manager
14 6 (2.83%) Test Automation Analyst
14 6 (2.83%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.38%) .NET
2 8 (3.77%) Gherkin
3 6 (2.83%) RESTful
3 6 (2.83%) HTML
3 6 (2.83%) Web Services
4 4 (1.89%) XSLT
4 4 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.89%) HTML5
4 4 (1.89%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.89%) jQuery
5 3 (1.42%) Middleware
5 3 (1.42%) JDBC
6 2 (0.94%) JSF
7 1 (0.47%) Ajax
7 1 (0.47%) CSS
7 1 (0.47%) POSIX
7 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.13%) Open Source
1 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.77%) Blog
4 7 (3.30%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.89%) Wiki
5 4 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) EMV
8 1 (0.47%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.47%) SCADA
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.13%) Linux
2 9 (4.25%) UNIX
3 3 (1.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 45 (21.23%) Automated Testing
3 45 (21.23%) Scrum
4 39 (18.40%) Test Automation
5 38 (17.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (14.62%) Manual Testing
7 26 (12.26%) Use Case
8 24 (11.32%) Logistics
8 24 (11.32%) Waterfall
9 22 (10.38%) Test Strategy
10 21 (9.91%) Mentoring
11 19 (8.96%) Business Transformation
11 19 (8.96%) TDD
12 18 (8.49%) SOA
13 16 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (7.55%) Regression Testing
13 16 (7.55%) Business Analysis
13 16 (7.55%) Integration Testing
14 14 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.60%) SQL
2 29 (13.68%) Java
3 22 (10.38%) C#
4 16 (7.55%) Ruby
5 8 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.30%) C
6 7 (3.30%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.83%) ABAP
8 4 (1.89%) VBA
8 4 (1.89%) PHP
8 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.89%) VB
9 1 (0.47%) Lua
9 1 (0.47%) Python
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (30.66%) ISEB
2 35 (16.51%) Security Cleared
3 32 (15.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (13.21%) Degree
5 14 (6.60%) ISTQB
6 10 (4.72%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.36%) HND
8 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.96%) HP
3 11 (5.19%) Oracle
4 10 (4.72%) SAP
5 8 (3.77%) IBM
6 3 (1.42%) Telerik
7 1 (0.47%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) New Relic
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 - 40,000 + Bonus + Very Good Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 - 40,000 + Bonus + Very Good Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago