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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 143 150 145
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 96 77 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.60% 1.40% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.71% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 79 60 66
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
5001 4516 4411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.10% 81.93% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4208 3815 3888
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 -2 35 £40,000 - 6
Gloucestershire +10 21 £32,250 +17.27% 8
Wiltshire +3 14 £44,500 +11.25% 1
Devon +6 9 £30,000 +14.28% 1
Dorset -15 5 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Somerset +10 3 £31,500 -0.94% 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 105 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (34.47%) ISEB
3 64 (31.07%) SQL
4 58 (28.16%) Software Testing
5 56 (27.18%) Finance
6 53 (25.73%) Selenium
7 46 (22.33%) Scrum
8 43 (20.87%) Test Automation
9 42 (20.39%) Automated Testing
10 41 (19.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 40 (19.42%) Microsoft
12 38 (18.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (17.96%) QA
14 35 (16.99%) Manual Testing
15 32 (15.53%) Java
16 31 (15.05%) Security Cleared
17 29 (14.08%) Degree
17 29 (14.08%) Regression Testing
18 28 (13.59%) MS Excel
19 26 (12.62%) Test Strategy
20 24 (11.65%) WebDriver
20 24 (11.65%) Waterfall
20 24 (11.65%) Retail
21 23 (11.17%) .NET
22 22 (10.68%) C#
23 21 (10.19%) Banking
24 20 (9.71%) Logistics
24 20 (9.71%) Mentoring
25 18 (8.74%) Automation Testing
25 18 (8.74%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.94%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.88%) GitHub
2 5 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
2 1 (0.49%) WAN
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.85%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.37%) RDBMS
2 9 (4.37%) MS Access
3 6 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.46%) MySQL
5 3 (1.46%) Big Data
6 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (25.73%) Selenium
2 24 (11.65%) WebDriver
3 18 (8.74%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (6.31%) JIRA
4 13 (6.31%) WATIR
4 13 (6.31%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.88%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (1.94%) Calabash
6 4 (1.94%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.49%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.49%) JMeter
9 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (27.18%) Finance
2 24 (11.65%) Retail
3 21 (10.19%) Banking
4 14 (6.80%) Legal
5 13 (6.31%) Aerospace
6 12 (5.83%) Retail Banking
7 9 (4.37%) Military
8 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.94%) Advertising
10 3 (1.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (51.46%) Analyst
2 92 (44.66%) Test Analyst
3 31 (15.05%) Tester
4 22 (10.68%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.28%) Test Manager
6 14 (6.80%) Developer
6 14 (6.80%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (6.80%) Software Tester
6 14 (6.80%) Senior Test Analyst
7 12 (5.83%) Senior Tester
8 11 (5.34%) QA Engineer
9 9 (4.37%) Test Leader
9 9 (4.37%) Automated Tester
10 8 (3.88%) Automation Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) Quality Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) Testing Manager
12 6 (2.91%) Test Automation Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.91%) Project Manager
13 5 (2.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) .NET
2 8 (3.88%) Gherkin
3 7 (3.40%) XML
4 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.43%) HTML
5 4 (1.94%) Middleware
5 4 (1.94%) SAP Basis
5 4 (1.94%) XSLT
5 4 (1.94%) jQuery
5 4 (1.94%) RESTful
5 4 (1.94%) Web Services
5 4 (1.94%) HTML5
6 3 (1.46%) JDBC
7 1 (0.49%) CSS
7 1 (0.49%) JSF
7 1 (0.49%) Ajax
7 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.49%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.28%) Open Source
2 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.88%) Blog
5 7 (3.40%) Replication
6 5 (2.43%) Wiki
7 4 (1.94%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.49%) EMV
10 1 (0.49%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.49%) SCADA
10 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.80%) Linux
2 9 (4.37%) UNIX
3 4 (1.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.49%) Android
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (28.16%) Software Testing
3 46 (22.33%) Scrum
4 43 (20.87%) Test Automation
5 42 (20.39%) Automated Testing
6 38 (18.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (16.99%) Manual Testing
8 29 (14.08%) Regression Testing
9 26 (12.62%) Test Strategy
10 24 (11.65%) Waterfall
11 20 (9.71%) Mentoring
11 20 (9.71%) Logistics
12 18 (8.74%) Automation Testing
13 17 (8.25%) User Stories
13 17 (8.25%) Business Transformation
13 17 (8.25%) Performance Testing
13 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (7.77%) Use Case
15 15 (7.28%) TDD
15 15 (7.28%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.07%) SQL
2 32 (15.53%) Java
3 22 (10.68%) C#
4 16 (7.77%) Ruby
5 8 (3.88%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.40%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.91%) ABAP
8 4 (1.94%) VBA
8 4 (1.94%) PHP
8 4 (1.94%) C
8 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.94%) VB
9 3 (1.46%) Python
10 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.49%) Lua
Qualifications
1 71 (34.47%) ISEB
2 41 (19.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 31 (15.05%) Security Cleared
4 29 (14.08%) Degree
5 14 (6.80%) ISTQB
6 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.91%) HND
8 4 (1.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (6.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.28%) HP
3 11 (5.34%) Oracle
4 6 (2.91%) SAP
5 4 (1.94%) IBM
6 2 (0.97%) Telerik
7 1 (0.49%) Google
7 1 (0.49%) New Relic
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Auburn Rose
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago