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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.20% 0.21% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.26% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £44,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
533 391 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 90.34% 81.29% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 408 357 442
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Degree
3 16 (55.17%) Retail
4 15 (51.72%) ISEB
5 14 (48.28%) Finance
6 13 (44.83%) Use Case
7 12 (41.38%) Banking
7 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
7 12 (41.38%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) Retail Banking
8 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
9 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
9 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
10 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (24.14%) User Stories
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
10 7 (24.14%) Replication
11 5 (17.24%) TDD
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
12 4 (13.79%) Selenium
12 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
13 3 (10.34%) Big Data
13 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
13 3 (10.34%) V-Model
13 3 (10.34%) WATIR
13 3 (10.34%) Test Management
13 3 (10.34%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
13 3 (10.34%) RESTful

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.34%) WATIR
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (55.17%) Retail
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Banking
4 9 (31.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
1 21 (72.41%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Test Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) RESTful
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) EMV
4 1 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Use Case
3 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
6 7 (24.14%) User Stories
6 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.34%) V-Model
9 3 (10.34%) Test Management
9 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
9 3 (10.34%) Project Management
10 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.90%) System Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 15 (51.72%) ISEB
3 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) IBM
1 1 (3.45%) HP
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