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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 119 101
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.15% 0.97% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.08% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 20
Median salary £35,000 £28,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -34.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 1662 1669 1659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.67% 89.59% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1456 1392
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Bristol

Test Scripting
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) Selenium
4 14 (35.00%) QA
5 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
7 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Python
7 10 (25.00%) ISEB
8 9 (22.50%) Perl
8 9 (22.50%) SDLC
9 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 8 (20.00%) C#
9 8 (20.00%) Oracle
9 8 (20.00%) Project Management
9 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Degree
10 7 (17.50%) Test Management
10 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
10 7 (17.50%) Open Source
10 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
10 7 (17.50%) MS Office
10 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.50%) .NET
10 7 (17.50%) Banking
10 7 (17.50%) Big Data
10 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Selenium
2 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.00%) JIRA
4 4 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (5.00%) WATIR
7 1 (2.50%) JMeter
7 1 (2.50%) NUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.50%) Redmine
7 1 (2.50%) TestRail
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (17.50%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Law
4 4 (10.00%) Legal
5 3 (7.50%) Billing
5 3 (7.50%) Marketing
6 2 (5.00%) Electronics
6 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
6 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Tester
5 7 (17.50%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (12.50%) QA Tester
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Java Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Software Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.50%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) CSS3
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (22.50%) SDLC
5 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.50%) Open Source
6 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.50%) Test Management
7 6 (15.00%) V-Model
8 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.00%) BDD
9 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) Python
3 9 (22.50%) Perl
4 8 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) C
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) Ruby
8 3 (7.50%) Scala
9 2 (5.00%) C++
10 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
2 10 (25.00%) ISEB
3 8 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Ariba
3 1 (2.50%) Panasonic
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