Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 108 86
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 28 35 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.69% 2.20% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.43% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 57
Gloucestershire median annual salary £33,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.59% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,450 £28,300
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 1,538 1,440 1,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 92.99% 90.68% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,245 1,159 1,546
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +7 11 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Tewkesbury -19 10 £30,000 -18.92%
Cheltenham +8 5 £42,500 +88.89% 3
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) Windows
4 13 (46.43%) Cucumber
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Java
6 10 (35.71%) QA
6 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) .NET
7 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) Prototyping
7 9 (32.14%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (25.00%) JIRA
8 7 (25.00%) Selenium
8 7 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (21.43%) Unix
9 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
9 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (21.43%) Docker
9 6 (21.43%) Bitbucket
9 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 6 (21.43%) Information Assurance
9 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
9 6 (21.43%) Confluence

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 6 (21.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Cucumber
2 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
3 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) Selenium
4 6 (21.43%) Bitbucket
4 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (7.14%) JMeter
7 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (10.71%) Law
1 3 (10.71%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Avionics
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
1 18 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (10.71%) Cybercrime
3 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (7.14%) PMI
5 1 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 9 (32.14%) Prototyping
3 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) Information Assurance
4 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Kanban
6 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Ada
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP ALM
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Serena