The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 105 112
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 42 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.26% 0.70% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.77% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 23
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £44,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1673 1435 1732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.19% 90.88% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1396 1235 1491
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Bristol

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Bristol.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Bristol

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 43 (67.19%) Test Automation
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (48.44%) Finance
4 30 (46.88%) Selenium
5 24 (37.50%) Test Management
5 24 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (32.81%) Java
7 17 (26.56%) ISTQB
7 17 (26.56%) Test Strategy
8 15 (23.44%) Cucumber
8 15 (23.44%) Time Management
8 15 (23.44%) Data Protection
8 15 (23.44%) QA
8 15 (23.44%) Degree
8 15 (23.44%) Law
8 15 (23.44%) Legal
8 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (23.44%) Management Information System
8 15 (23.44%) Internet
9 14 (21.88%) SDLC
10 13 (20.31%) Software Testing
11 12 (18.75%) V-Model
11 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
12 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (17.19%) Open Source
12 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
13 10 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
13 10 (15.63%) Windows

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (46.88%) Selenium
2 15 (23.44%) Cucumber
3 9 (14.06%) HP UFT
4 6 (9.38%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 5 (7.81%) JMeter
5 5 (7.81%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.69%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.13%) WATIR
8 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (48.44%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Law
2 15 (23.44%) Legal
3 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Retail
6 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.13%) Electronics
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Analyst
2 29 (45.31%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Tester
4 12 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) QA Tester
5 10 (15.63%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Test Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (9.38%) Automation Tester
7 5 (7.81%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Software Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Test Automation Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (23.44%) Management Information System
3 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Test Automation
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (37.50%) Test Management
4 17 (26.56%) Test Strategy
5 15 (23.44%) Data Protection
5 15 (23.44%) Time Management
6 14 (21.88%) SDLC
7 13 (20.31%) Software Testing
8 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 12 (18.75%) V-Model
9 11 (17.19%) Open Source
9 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
10 10 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (14.06%) Defect Management
11 9 (14.06%) Integration Testing
11 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
13 7 (10.94%) BDD
13 7 (10.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) C#
3 8 (12.50%) Perl
3 8 (12.50%) Python
3 8 (12.50%) Ruby
4 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) Scala
6 4 (6.25%) SQL
7 3 (4.69%) C
7 3 (4.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) ISTQB
2 15 (23.44%) Degree
3 9 (14.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (9.38%) ISEB
6 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Cognizant
1 9 (14.06%) HP
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
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