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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 166 150 162
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 85 96 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.52% 1.58% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.84% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 64 76 69
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
4887 5214 5024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.22% 85.81% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4061 4273 4164
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -23 25 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Somerset +9 18 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Bristol -3 16 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Wiltshire -6 11 £40,000 +21.21%
Dorset +16 8 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Cornwall - 2 £42,500 -
Devon +6 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 83 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.93%) ISEB
3 52 (31.33%) Software Testing
4 50 (30.12%) QA
5 43 (25.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (24.10%) ISTQB
7 39 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (22.89%) Test Automation
8 38 (22.89%) Regression Testing
8 38 (22.89%) SQL
9 34 (20.48%) Finance
9 34 (20.48%) Automated Testing
10 33 (19.88%) Selenium
11 32 (19.28%) Java
12 31 (18.67%) Degree
12 31 (18.67%) Functional Testing
13 30 (18.07%) Scrum
14 25 (15.06%) Oracle
14 25 (15.06%) SDLC
15 24 (14.46%) C#
15 24 (14.46%) Test Management
16 23 (13.86%) Integration Testing
16 23 (13.86%) Security Cleared
16 23 (13.86%) Configuration Management
17 22 (13.25%) C
17 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
17 22 (13.25%) UML
17 22 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (12.65%) Unix
19 20 (12.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 11 (6.63%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.20%) CMS
2 2 (1.20%) IIS
2 2 (1.20%) Moodle
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.20%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.41%) RS-485
3 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.60%) IPsec
3 1 (0.60%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.20%) OLTP
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.60%) GIS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (19.88%) Selenium
2 22 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.64%) Cucumber
4 14 (8.43%) WebDriver
5 11 (6.63%) JMeter
5 11 (6.63%) SoapUI
6 10 (6.02%) JIRA
7 9 (5.42%) HP UFT
7 9 (5.42%) Selenium IDE
8 7 (4.22%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.01%) FitNesse
9 5 (3.01%) NUnit
9 5 (3.01%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.81%) Geb
10 3 (1.81%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.20%) JUnit
11 2 (1.20%) NeoLoad
11 2 (1.20%) TestNG
12 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (20.48%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Banking
3 9 (5.42%) Aerospace
3 9 (5.42%) Investment Banking
3 9 (5.42%) Military
4 6 (3.61%) Legal
5 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.41%) Law
7 3 (1.81%) Billing
7 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.60%) Avionics
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (44.58%) Analyst
2 51 (30.72%) Test Analyst
3 37 (22.29%) Test Engineer
4 35 (21.08%) Tester
5 19 (11.45%) Test Leader
6 14 (8.43%) Manual Test Analyst
6 14 (8.43%) Middleware Engineer
6 14 (8.43%) Software Tester
7 11 (6.63%) QA Analyst
8 10 (6.02%) Automation Tester
9 9 (5.42%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.42%) Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Software Analyst
9 9 (5.42%) Software Test Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Systems Tester
11 7 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.22%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (4.22%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.45%) .NET
2 18 (10.84%) XML
3 16 (9.64%) Middleware
3 16 (9.64%) Web Services
4 9 (5.42%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.82%) Tapestry
6 6 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (3.61%) HTML
7 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (2.41%) WCF
8 3 (1.81%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.81%) J2EE
8 3 (1.81%) SOAP
9 2 (1.20%) WinForms
9 2 (1.20%) WPF
10 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.60%) CSS
10 1 (0.60%) CSS3
10 1 (0.60%) HTML5
10 1 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.22%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.01%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.41%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.41%) LIMS
7 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.20%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.20%) PMI
8 2 (1.20%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.20%) VLE
9 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.60%) iSeries
9 1 (0.60%) Statistics
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.65%) Unix
2 17 (10.24%) Linux
3 13 (7.83%) Windows
4 3 (1.81%) Android
4 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.81%) VMS
4 3 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.33%) Software Testing
3 43 (25.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (22.89%) Regression Testing
4 38 (22.89%) Test Automation
5 34 (20.48%) Automated Testing
6 31 (18.67%) Functional Testing
7 30 (18.07%) Scrum
8 25 (15.06%) SDLC
9 24 (14.46%) Test Management
10 23 (13.86%) Configuration Management
10 23 (13.86%) Integration Testing
11 22 (13.25%) UML
12 18 (10.84%) System Testing
13 16 (9.64%) Data Management
13 16 (9.64%) Manual Testing
13 16 (9.64%) Waterfall
14 15 (9.04%) BDD
14 15 (9.04%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (9.04%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.89%) SQL
2 32 (19.28%) Java
3 24 (14.46%) C#
4 22 (13.25%) C
5 18 (10.84%) Python
6 11 (6.63%) C++
7 9 (5.42%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.82%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.61%) Embedded C
9 6 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.41%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.81%) PHP
12 2 (1.20%) Perl
12 2 (1.20%) Ruby
13 1 (0.60%) ABAP
13 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.60%) VB
13 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (31.93%) ISEB
2 40 (24.10%) ISTQB
3 31 (18.67%) Degree
4 23 (13.86%) Security Cleared
5 20 (12.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (7.23%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (30.12%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) MISRA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) SDET
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (15.06%) Oracle
2 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.45%) HP
4 17 (10.24%) IBM
5 11 (6.63%) Green Hat
5 11 (6.63%) webMethods
6 6 (3.61%) SAP
7 3 (1.81%) Telerik
8 2 (1.20%) VMware
9 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.60%) Trapeze
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheltenham
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago