The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 18 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 3.53% 4.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 5.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £26,000 £29,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 76 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 82.35% 76.00% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 71 12
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Swansea

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Swansea

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) V-Model
4 3 (50.00%) Validation
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) HND
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) NCover
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) NCover
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) HND
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft