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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 77 61
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.51% 2.16% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.41% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 23
Median salary £37,500 £39,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +25.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £34,400 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £47,000 £52,500
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 771 953 917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 92.00% 89.65% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 625 603 742
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +8 11 £37,500 - 2
Cheltenham +8 3 £50,000 +26.58% 2
Stroud -1 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Cirencester - 2 £32,500 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £31,500 -
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.94%) Selenium
3 32 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 32 (50.00%) Java
3 32 (50.00%) Linux
3 32 (50.00%) Python
4 30 (46.88%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (40.63%) Test Strategy
5 26 (40.63%) C++
6 25 (39.06%) ISEB
6 25 (39.06%) Cucumber
7 24 (37.50%) DV Cleared
8 23 (35.94%) ISTQB
9 20 (31.25%) Windows
10 19 (29.69%) C#
10 19 (29.69%) HP Quality Center
10 19 (29.69%) SDLC
11 17 (26.56%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (25.00%) Ruby
12 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (23.44%) Automated Testing
14 14 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (21.88%) Perl
15 13 (20.31%) Regression Testing
15 13 (20.31%) Scrum
16 12 (18.75%) JMeter
16 12 (18.75%) LoadRunner
16 12 (18.75%) HP
17 11 (17.19%) Finance

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 3 (4.69%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (60.94%) Selenium
2 25 (39.06%) Cucumber
3 12 (18.75%) JMeter
3 12 (18.75%) LoadRunner
4 7 (10.94%) SoapUI
4 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (9.38%) JIRA
5 6 (9.38%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (7.81%) Bugzilla
7 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.69%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.13%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
9 2 (3.13%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.56%) Gatling
10 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.13%) Games
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Test Engineer
2 20 (31.25%) Analyst
3 18 (28.13%) Test Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (17.19%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (15.63%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (15.63%) Software Integration Engineer
6 10 (15.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Tester
8 7 (10.94%) Automation Tester
9 6 (9.38%) Automation Test Lead
9 6 (9.38%) Manual Tester
9 6 (9.38%) Test Specialist
10 5 (7.81%) Test Automation Specialist
10 5 (7.81%) Test Manager
11 4 (6.25%) Research Engineer
11 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.25%) Software Tester
12 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) ISPF
2 2 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) REST
3 1 (1.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.81%) Fintech
2 4 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) FreeBSD
3 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.69%) CentOS
5 2 (3.13%) Unix
5 2 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (40.63%) Test Strategy
4 19 (29.69%) SDLC
5 17 (26.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 15 (23.44%) Automated Testing
7 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (20.31%) Regression Testing
9 13 (20.31%) Scrum
10 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
11 10 (15.63%) Validation
12 7 (10.94%) Defect Management
12 7 (10.94%) TDD
12 7 (10.94%) Use Case
13 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing
13 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
13 6 (9.38%) Smoke Testing
13 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Java
1 32 (50.00%) Python
2 26 (40.63%) C++
3 19 (29.69%) C#
4 16 (25.00%) Ruby
5 14 (21.88%) Perl
6 8 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (6.25%) C
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.25%) JCL
7 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.06%) ISEB
3 24 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 23 (35.94%) ISTQB
5 8 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
1 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) RACF
2 4 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) HP
2 10 (15.63%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) SAP
5 4 (6.25%) IBM
6 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago