Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 157 117
Rank change year-on-year +3 -40 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 50 27 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.31% 0.84% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.92% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 65
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% -13.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,125 £39,750 £45,600
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -6.67%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3517 2920 3446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.00% 91.02% 90.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2901 2460 2977
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 34 (68.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.00%) Selenium
4 19 (38.00%) JIRA
5 17 (34.00%) Manual Testing
5 17 (34.00%) Java
6 16 (32.00%) Finance
6 16 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 15 (30.00%) QA
8 14 (28.00%) Test Management
8 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (26.00%) SDET
9 13 (26.00%) Open Source
9 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
9 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
9 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (24.00%) SDLC
11 11 (22.00%) Degree
12 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
12 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
12 10 (20.00%) Traceability Matrix
12 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
13 9 (18.00%) SoapUI
13 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
13 9 (18.00%) JMeter
14 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
14 8 (16.00%) Defect Management
15 7 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Selenium
2 19 (38.00%) JIRA
3 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (18.00%) JMeter
4 9 (18.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (14.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.00%) TestRail
7 1 (2.00%) Protractor
7 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Law
2 5 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Analyst
2 17 (34.00%) Test Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Tester
5 9 (18.00%) Automation Tester
6 8 (16.00%) QA Tester
7 7 (14.00%) QA Automation Tester
8 6 (12.00%) Development Engineer
8 6 (12.00%) Software Development Engineer
8 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
8 6 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (12.00%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
10 3 (6.00%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
10 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
11 2 (4.00%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Manual Testing
4 16 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (28.00%) Test Management
6 13 (26.00%) Open Source
6 13 (26.00%) SDET
6 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
7 12 (24.00%) SDLC
8 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Traceability Matrix
8 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
10 8 (16.00%) Defect Management
10 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
11 7 (14.00%) V-Model
12 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Cognizant
1 7 (14.00%) HP
2 1 (2.00%) Sitecore