Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 93 100
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 31 66 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.01% 3.65% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 3.93% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 68 39
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +16.18%
10th Percentile £29,900 £27,275 £30,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -4.05%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,402 1,680 1,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 91.04% 92.97% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,141 1,375 1,198
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +5 17 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Tewkesbury -17 6 £35,000 +11.11%
Cheltenham -7 5 £32,500 -21.21% 3
Cirencester +5 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 29 (93.55%) Test Automation
2 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
4 21 (67.74%) Windows
5 18 (58.06%) Linux
5 18 (58.06%) SQL
5 18 (58.06%) Waterfall
5 18 (58.06%) Cucumber
6 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
6 17 (54.84%) Java
7 15 (48.39%) JIRA
7 15 (48.39%) DV Cleared
8 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (45.16%) Unix
9 12 (38.71%) Atlassian
9 12 (38.71%) Information Assurance
9 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
9 12 (38.71%) Confluence
9 12 (38.71%) Bitbucket
9 12 (38.71%) Docker
9 12 (38.71%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (32.26%) Process Improvement
10 10 (32.26%) QA
11 8 (25.81%) Selenium
11 8 (25.81%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
13 6 (19.35%) C
13 6 (19.35%) C++
13 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
13 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 12 (38.71%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Cucumber
2 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (48.39%) JIRA
4 12 (38.71%) Bitbucket
5 8 (25.81%) Selenium
6 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
7 5 (16.13%) Maven
8 3 (9.68%) GitLab
8 3 (9.68%) Gradle
8 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
9 2 (6.45%) Ant
9 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
9 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
9 2 (6.45%) JUnit
9 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
10 1 (3.23%) JMeter
10 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
1 18 (58.06%) Test Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Grid Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) Qt
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) WinForms
3 2 (6.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.45%) State Machine
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Test Automation
2 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Waterfall
4 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (38.71%) Information Assurance
6 10 (32.26%) Process Improvement
7 8 (25.81%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.13%) BDD
9 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
9 5 (16.13%) SDLC
10 4 (12.90%) Agile Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (12.90%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
11 3 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
11 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
12 2 (6.45%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
4 6 (19.35%) C
4 6 (19.35%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) Groovy
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.45%) Jython
7 2 (6.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
2 15 (48.39%) DV Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (6.45%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.68%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) Google