The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 17 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 5.43% 4.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 5.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 74 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 88.04% 77.08% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 64 70 24
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
West Wales

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 25 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Swansea

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) HND
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Content Management
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) V-Model
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) NCover
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) NCover
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
3 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) HND
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft