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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 149 164 141
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 91 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.60% 1.10% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.33% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81 56 50
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
4696 4878 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.39% 82.85% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3934 4026 3714
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,184 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +19 34 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Wiltshire - 21 £33,000 - 1
Bristol -27 18 £41,250 +5.76% 9
Dorset - 8 £45,000 - 7
Devon - 6 £25,000 - 1
Somerset +8 3 £40,000 +44.14%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 79 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.81%) SQL
3 56 (30.27%) ISEB
4 53 (28.65%) Finance
5 46 (24.86%) Software Testing
6 43 (23.24%) Java
7 42 (22.70%) QA
8 39 (21.08%) Test Automation
9 32 (17.30%) Performance Testing
10 31 (16.76%) Selenium
11 28 (15.14%) C#
12 27 (14.59%) Security Cleared
12 27 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (14.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (13.51%) Test Strategy
14 25 (13.51%) XML
14 25 (13.51%) Regression Testing
15 24 (12.97%) Python
15 24 (12.97%) Retail
16 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
16 23 (12.43%) Scrum
17 22 (11.89%) Degree
18 21 (11.35%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (11.35%) Coaching
19 20 (10.81%) SDLC
19 20 (10.81%) Manual Testing
20 19 (10.27%) Banking
20 19 (10.27%) Automated Testing
21 18 (9.73%) Non-Functional Testing
21 18 (9.73%) Military

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 8 (4.32%) SAS
2 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.32%) MS Office
3 4 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
1 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.08%) LTE
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
2 2 (1.08%) IPv4
2 2 (1.08%) DHCP
2 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (0.54%) Broadband
3 1 (0.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.24%) MySQL
3 3 (1.62%) Big Data
4 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (16.76%) Selenium
2 15 (8.11%) WebDriver
3 14 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (5.95%) Visual Studio
5 10 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (2.16%) JIRA
7 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.16%) MbUnit
7 4 (2.16%) Calabash
7 4 (2.16%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.08%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.08%) Appium
8 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.08%) JMeter
8 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.54%) Toad
9 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.54%) AppScan
General
1 53 (28.65%) Finance
2 24 (12.97%) Retail
3 19 (10.27%) Banking
4 18 (9.73%) Military
5 12 (6.49%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.62%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.08%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (58.92%) Analyst
2 102 (55.14%) Test Analyst
3 22 (11.89%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (11.89%) Senior Test Analyst
4 21 (11.35%) Test Leader
4 21 (11.35%) Test Engineer
5 16 (8.65%) Lead Test Analyst
6 14 (7.57%) Tester
7 10 (5.41%) Developer
7 10 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (3.78%) QA Engineer
8 7 (3.78%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.24%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.70%) Consultant
10 5 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (2.70%) Test Consultant
11 4 (2.16%) Performance Analyst
11 4 (2.16%) Performance Test Analyst
11 4 (2.16%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.51%) XML
2 11 (5.95%) .NET
3 6 (3.24%) Web Services
4 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.16%) SOAP
6 3 (1.62%) POSIX
6 3 (1.62%) HTML
6 3 (1.62%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.08%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.08%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.08%) Middleware
7 2 (1.08%) XHTML
8 1 (0.54%) COM
8 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.19%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.78%) Replication
4 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.62%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.62%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.08%) Wiki
6 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) DTV
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
7 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.57%) Windows
1 14 (7.57%) Linux
2 5 (2.70%) UNIX
3 2 (1.08%) Android
3 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.86%) Software Testing
3 39 (21.08%) Test Automation
4 32 (17.30%) Performance Testing
5 25 (13.51%) Test Strategy
5 25 (13.51%) Regression Testing
6 23 (12.43%) Scrum
7 21 (11.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (11.35%) Coaching
8 20 (10.81%) SDLC
8 20 (10.81%) Manual Testing
9 19 (10.27%) Automated Testing
10 18 (9.73%) Non-Functional Testing
11 17 (9.19%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.19%) Test Planning
12 16 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (7.57%) Automation Testing
13 14 (7.57%) Validation
14 12 (6.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.81%) SQL
2 43 (23.24%) Java
3 28 (15.14%) C#
4 24 (12.97%) Python
5 16 (8.65%) Ruby
5 16 (8.65%) C
6 13 (7.03%) Perl
6 13 (7.03%) C++
7 4 (2.16%) VB
8 3 (1.62%) ABAP
8 3 (1.62%) Lua
9 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
10 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (30.27%) ISEB
2 27 (14.59%) Security Cleared
3 26 (14.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (11.89%) Degree
5 17 (9.19%) DV Cleared
6 13 (7.03%) ISTQB
7 7 (3.78%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.16%) HND
9 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (22.70%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) KVM
1 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.41%) Oracle
3 8 (4.32%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.70%) SAP
5 4 (2.16%) IBM
6 3 (1.62%) HP
6 3 (1.62%) Cognizant
6 3 (1.62%) Reuters
6 3 (1.62%) BT
7 2 (1.08%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco
7 2 (1.08%) Progress
8 1 (0.54%) Google
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Certificates & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35-55,000 + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pensions 25 days holiday
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago