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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 127 136 118
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 121 78 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.95% 1.53% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.88% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 81 57 91
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £31,543
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
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
5047 4153 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.15% 81.62% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 3572 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 +2 42 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Wiltshire +35 38 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Gloucestershire +4 14 £38,000 +52.00% 4
Somerset -23 6 £31,500 -21.25%
Dorset -10 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Devon - 4 £26,163 - 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 105 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.94%) SQL
3 60 (31.41%) Finance
3 60 (31.41%) Scrum
4 54 (28.27%) Software Testing
4 54 (28.27%) Selenium
5 50 (26.18%) ISEB
6 49 (25.65%) Automated Testing
7 37 (19.37%) QA
8 35 (18.32%) WebDriver
9 34 (17.80%) Microsoft
10 33 (17.28%) Degree
11 31 (16.23%) MS Excel
12 29 (15.18%) Use Case
12 29 (15.18%) Manual Testing
13 28 (14.66%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (14.14%) Test Automation
14 27 (14.14%) .NET
14 27 (14.14%) C#
15 26 (13.61%) Retail
15 26 (13.61%) Test Strategy
15 26 (13.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 25 (13.09%) Retail Banking
16 25 (13.09%) Legal
16 25 (13.09%) Banking
17 24 (12.57%) Security Cleared
18 22 (11.52%) Waterfall
19 18 (9.42%) HP Quality Center
19 18 (9.42%) Mentoring
19 18 (9.42%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.62%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.71%) SAP HR
1 9 (4.71%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.57%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.19%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.19%) RDBMS
1 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.14%) MS Access
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (28.27%) Selenium
2 35 (18.32%) WebDriver
3 17 (8.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (8.90%) WATIR
4 16 (8.38%) Cucumber
5 12 (6.28%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (5.76%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.71%) LoadRunner
8 8 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.19%) Selenium IDE
9 6 (3.14%) JIRA
10 5 (2.62%) Bugzilla
10 5 (2.62%) Hudson
10 5 (2.62%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.62%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.09%) MbUnit
12 3 (1.57%) Calabash
13 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.52%) MSTest
General
1 60 (31.41%) Finance
2 26 (13.61%) Retail
3 25 (13.09%) Banking
3 25 (13.09%) Retail Banking
3 25 (13.09%) Legal
4 5 (2.62%) Military
5 3 (1.57%) Automotive
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 91 (47.64%) Analyst
2 80 (41.88%) Test Analyst
3 26 (13.61%) Tester
4 16 (8.38%) Business Analyst
4 16 (8.38%) Software Tester
4 16 (8.38%) Test Leader
5 15 (7.85%) Senior Tester
6 13 (6.81%) Test Engineer
7 10 (5.24%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (5.24%) Test Manager
7 10 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) QA Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Senior Software Tester
9 8 (4.19%) Automated Tester
9 8 (4.19%) Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Quality Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.66%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Functional Test Analyst
10 7 (3.66%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.14%) .NET
2 10 (5.24%) Web Services
3 9 (4.71%) JSF
4 8 (4.19%) Gherkin
5 6 (3.14%) Middleware
5 6 (3.14%) RESTful
5 6 (3.14%) HTML
6 5 (2.62%) jQuery
6 5 (2.62%) XSLT
6 5 (2.62%) HTML5
7 4 (2.09%) SOAP
8 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.71%) Open Source
3 8 (4.19%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.19%) Blog
4 6 (3.14%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.57%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.05%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) EMV
8 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.62%) Windows
2 1 (0.52%) Linux
2 1 (0.52%) Android
2 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.41%) Scrum
3 54 (28.27%) Software Testing
4 49 (25.65%) Automated Testing
5 29 (15.18%) Use Case
5 29 (15.18%) Manual Testing
6 28 (14.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (14.14%) Test Automation
8 26 (13.61%) Test Strategy
9 22 (11.52%) Waterfall
10 18 (9.42%) Mentoring
11 17 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (8.90%) TDD
12 16 (8.38%) Business Analysis
12 16 (8.38%) Migration
12 16 (8.38%) Data Migration
13 14 (7.33%) Business Transformation
13 14 (7.33%) SOA
14 13 (6.81%) Change Control
15 12 (6.28%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.94%) SQL
2 27 (14.14%) C#
3 18 (9.42%) Java
4 13 (6.81%) Ruby
5 8 (4.19%) C
6 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.05%) VB
7 2 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (26.18%) ISEB
2 33 (17.28%) Degree
3 26 (13.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (12.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.71%) HND
5 9 (4.71%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.62%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (9.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.38%) HP
3 12 (6.28%) SAP
4 10 (5.24%) IBM
5 7 (3.66%) Oracle
5 7 (3.66%) Telerik
6 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Spectrum IT
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 9 days ago