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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 77 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.87% 2.26% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.59% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 20
Median salary £31,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £55,000
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 862 851 912
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.51% 87.55% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 681 627 749
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +5 8 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Cheltenham +13 7 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Tewkesbury - 7 £31,500 -
Cirencester - 1 £29,000 -
Test Scripting
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 31 (63.27%) Test Automation
2 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) Selenium
3 22 (44.90%) Test Strategy
4 21 (42.86%) Java
5 20 (40.82%) Python
5 20 (40.82%) Linux
5 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
5 20 (40.82%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (38.78%) C++
7 18 (36.73%) ISTQB
8 17 (34.69%) C#
9 16 (32.65%) Cucumber
10 15 (30.61%) DV Cleared
10 15 (30.61%) ISEB
11 14 (28.57%) Windows
12 13 (26.53%) Non-Functional Testing
12 13 (26.53%) Ruby
12 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (24.49%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (24.49%) LoadRunner
13 12 (24.49%) HP
13 12 (24.49%) JMeter
14 9 (18.37%) Scrum
15 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (16.33%) QA
15 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
16 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
16 7 (14.29%) Perl
16 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.04%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Selenium
2 16 (32.65%) Cucumber
3 12 (24.49%) JMeter
3 12 (24.49%) LoadRunner
4 6 (12.24%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.08%) Codeception
7 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.08%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.04%) Gatling
8 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Games
2 2 (4.08%) Law
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Test Analyst
3 15 (30.61%) Test Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Tester
5 7 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Junior
6 6 (12.24%) Junior Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Junior Test Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) QA Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Research Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Test Specialist
9 3 (6.12%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Software Integration Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) REST
1 1 (2.04%) SOAP
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) FreeBSD
3 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.12%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Test Automation
2 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.90%) Test Strategy
4 20 (40.82%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (26.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Scrum
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Defect Management
9 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
9 6 (12.24%) TDD
9 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.20%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
12 3 (6.12%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) Python
3 19 (38.78%) C++
4 17 (34.69%) C#
5 13 (26.53%) Ruby
6 7 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (8.16%) C
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.16%) SQL
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.73%) ISTQB
3 15 (30.61%) DV Cleared
3 15 (30.61%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) HP
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago