Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 81 76
Rank change year-on-year -35 -5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 84 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.48% 3.75% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 4.15% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 64 59
Gloucestershire median annual salary £52,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% -17.65%
10th Percentile £27,975 £28,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £41,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 1322 2026 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 88.78% 90.49% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1655 1488
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £64,825
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Cirencester -3 9 £52,500 +50.00%
Gloucester 0 7 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Tewkesbury - 6 £42,500 -
Test Scripting
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (77.27%) Functional Testing
1 17 (77.27%) Non-Functional Testing
2 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
3 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
8 6 (27.27%) Defect Management
8 6 (27.27%) Test Management
8 6 (27.27%) Time Management
8 6 (27.27%) Resource Management
8 6 (27.27%) Statistics
8 6 (27.27%) SOAP
8 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 6 (27.27%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) Law
8 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
8 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
8 6 (27.27%) Traceability Matrix
9 5 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (22.73%) JMeter
9 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
9 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
9 5 (22.73%) QA
9 5 (22.73%) Selenium

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 (4.55%) CMS
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) JMeter
2 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
2 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
1 13 (59.09%) Test Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Functional Testing
1 17 (77.27%) Non-Functional Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
7 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 6 (27.27%) Defect Management
7 6 (27.27%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) Resource Management
7 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Statistics
7 6 (27.27%) Test Management
7 6 (27.27%) Time Management
7 6 (27.27%) Traceability Matrix
8 5 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) ISEB
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) HP