The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 50 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.61% 0.90% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 1.06% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 4
Average salary £44,500 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Test Scripting
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 377 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 89.72% 84.91% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 416 344 428
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Swindon

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Degree
3 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (45.00%) ISEB
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Replication
5 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Retail
5 7 (35.00%) User Stories
5 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 4 (20.00%) Use Case
9 3 (15.00%) Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Big Data
9 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
9 3 (15.00%) V-Model
10 1 (5.00%) Line Management
10 1 (5.00%) Analytics
10 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.00%) ETL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (35.00%) User Stories
3 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) V-Model
5 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) ISEB
3 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) HP