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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 44 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.15% 0.95% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 1.10% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 6
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £30,000 £30,000
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
579 547 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 82.95% 86.28% 79.83%
Number of salaries quoted 462 434 344
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (79.41%) Use Case
3 25 (73.53%) Retail Banking
3 25 (73.53%) Banking
3 25 (73.53%) Retail
4 19 (55.88%) Finance
5 16 (47.06%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) ISEB
7 12 (35.29%) Degree
8 11 (32.35%) TDD
8 11 (32.35%) Scrum
8 11 (32.35%) Selenium
9 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
9 9 (26.47%) WebDriver
9 9 (26.47%) WATIR
10 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
12 6 (17.65%) RESTful
12 6 (17.65%) Web Services
13 3 (8.82%) Test Management
14 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
14 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
14 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
14 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
15 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
15 1 (2.94%) Analytics
15 1 (2.94%) System Testing
15 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
15 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Selenium
2 9 (26.47%) WATIR
2 9 (26.47%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (73.53%) Banking
1 25 (73.53%) Retail
1 25 (73.53%) Retail Banking
2 19 (55.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Test Analyst
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Test Manager
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Functional Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Functional Test Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
1 6 (17.65%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) EMV
1 1 (2.94%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (79.41%) Use Case
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 11 (32.35%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
5 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Test Management
8 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) System Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Analytics
9 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.94%) ETL
9 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) ISEB
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) IBM
1 1 (2.94%) HP