The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 76 89 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.63% 1.10% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.31% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 7
Average salary £44,500 £32,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.06% +42.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Test Scripting
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
959 839 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 86.94% 83.73% 82.94%
Number of salaries quoted 801 732 841
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,705
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £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 Wiltshire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +6 15 £44,500 +61.81%
Chippenham +7 2 £21,000 -41.66%
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Software Testing
3 13 (44.83%) User Stories
4 12 (41.38%) Degree
4 12 (41.38%) ISEB
5 11 (37.93%) Scrum
6 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
6 10 (34.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Retail
8 7 (24.14%) Replication
8 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 6 (20.69%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.24%) Test Management
11 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
11 4 (13.79%) Use Case
11 4 (13.79%) JIRA
11 4 (13.79%) Line Management
11 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
12 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
12 3 (10.34%) Banking
12 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
12 3 (10.34%) Java
12 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
12 3 (10.34%) PHP
12 3 (10.34%) SQL
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Analyst
2 19 (65.52%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Product Owner
6 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Replication
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Software Testing
3 13 (44.83%) User Stories
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Test Management
10 4 (13.79%) Line Management
10 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 4 (13.79%) Use Case
11 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
11 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
11 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
11 3 (10.34%) V-Model
12 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.90%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.34%) PHP
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) ISEB
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) IBM