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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 51 39 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.25% 4.50% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 5.31% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 5
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
455 603 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 85.21% 84.81% 87.77%
Number of salaries quoted 405 481 391
Average salary £46,377 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 13 (54.17%) QA
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (29.17%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) People Management
8 3 (12.50%) Time Management
8 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (12.50%) Reuters
8 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
8 3 (12.50%) Cognizant
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.50%) BT
8 3 (12.50%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Test Manager
1 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Test Management
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Cognizant
2 3 (12.50%) Reuters
2 3 (12.50%) BT
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Google