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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 143 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 107 83 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.73% 1.45% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.78% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 81 69 67
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £42,500
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
5107 4667 4247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.61% 81.66% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4173 3877 3725
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
Gloucestershire +21 48 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Bristol -31 26 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Wiltshire +18 20 £33,000 +20.00%
Somerset +8 4 £40,000 +37.93%
Dorset -15 3 £30,000 -42.85% 3
Devon - 2 £26,250 - 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 84 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.27%) SQL
3 58 (28.29%) ISEB
3 58 (28.29%) Finance
4 47 (22.93%) Software Testing
5 44 (21.46%) Java
6 38 (18.54%) Security Cleared
7 36 (17.56%) QA
8 34 (16.59%) Test Automation
9 32 (15.61%) Selenium
9 32 (15.61%) Regression Testing
10 30 (14.63%) Performance Testing
11 28 (13.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 26 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (12.68%) Management Information System
12 26 (12.68%) Military
13 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
13 25 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (11.71%) Test Strategy
14 24 (11.71%) Automated Testing
14 24 (11.71%) C#
15 23 (11.22%) Retail
15 23 (11.22%) XML
16 22 (10.73%) Manual Testing
17 21 (10.24%) Logistics
17 21 (10.24%) Scrum
18 20 (9.76%) Aerospace
18 20 (9.76%) Coaching
18 20 (9.76%) Degree
19 19 (9.27%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (3.41%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (4.88%) MS Office
1 10 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) NAS
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
2 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.44%) MySQL
4 3 (1.46%) Big Data
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (15.61%) Selenium
2 17 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.83%) WebDriver
4 10 (4.88%) JIRA
5 9 (4.39%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (3.90%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.95%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.46%) MbUnit
8 3 (1.46%) Calabash
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.49%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.49%) AppScan
General
1 58 (28.29%) Finance
2 26 (12.68%) Military
3 23 (11.22%) Retail
4 20 (9.76%) Aerospace
5 19 (9.27%) Banking
6 7 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.44%) Legal
8 3 (1.46%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.98%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (60.98%) Analyst
2 108 (52.68%) Test Analyst
3 24 (11.71%) Senior Analyst
3 24 (11.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 21 (10.24%) Test Leader
5 20 (9.76%) Test Engineer
6 17 (8.29%) Business Analyst
7 16 (7.80%) Tester
8 15 (7.32%) Lead Test Analyst
9 10 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (4.88%) Test Manager
9 10 (4.88%) Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Software Tester
11 7 (3.41%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (2.93%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.44%) Integration Manager
13 5 (2.44%) Consultant
13 5 (2.44%) Testing Manager
13 5 (2.44%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.22%) XML
2 12 (5.85%) .NET
3 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.44%) SAP Basis
3 5 (2.44%) Web Services
4 3 (1.46%) Apache Flex
4 3 (1.46%) POSIX
4 3 (1.46%) Middleware
4 3 (1.46%) HTML
4 3 (1.46%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) XHTML
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) CSS
5 1 (0.49%) Ajax
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.68%) Management Information System
2 25 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.37%) Open Source
4 7 (3.41%) Replication
5 6 (2.93%) Wiki
6 3 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) DTV
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.83%) Linux
2 10 (4.88%) Windows
3 9 (4.39%) UNIX
4 2 (0.98%) Android
4 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.93%) Software Testing
3 34 (16.59%) Test Automation
4 32 (15.61%) Regression Testing
5 30 (14.63%) Performance Testing
6 26 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (11.71%) Test Strategy
7 24 (11.71%) Automated Testing
8 22 (10.73%) Manual Testing
9 21 (10.24%) Logistics
9 21 (10.24%) Scrum
10 20 (9.76%) Coaching
11 18 (8.78%) Test Planning
11 18 (8.78%) Non-Functional Testing
11 18 (8.78%) Automation Testing
11 18 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.80%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.80%) Data Analysis
12 16 (7.80%) Systems Analysis
12 16 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.27%) SQL
2 44 (21.46%) Java
3 24 (11.71%) C#
4 19 (9.27%) Python
5 14 (6.83%) Ruby
6 13 (6.34%) C
7 11 (5.37%) C++
7 11 (5.37%) Perl
8 7 (3.41%) ABAP
9 5 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.95%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.46%) PHP
11 3 (1.46%) VB
11 3 (1.46%) Lua
12 1 (0.49%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (28.29%) ISEB
2 38 (18.54%) Security Cleared
3 28 (13.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (9.76%) Degree
5 18 (8.78%) DV Cleared
6 14 (6.83%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.37%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.95%) HND
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (17.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.39%) Oracle
3 8 (3.90%) SAP
4 7 (3.41%) Business Objects
4 7 (3.41%) HP
5 3 (1.46%) IBM
6 2 (0.98%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.98%) Reuters
6 2 (0.98%) BT
7 1 (0.49%) Google
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter, Devon
MSM Software
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus paid overtime when authorised
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago