The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 64 54
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.94% 1.00% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.12% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 14
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 352 538 541
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 85.44% 89.67% 93.12%
Number of salaries quoted 291 492 440
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting 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 in Swindon.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Swindon

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Swindon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Swindon

Test Scripting
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
5 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (50.00%) System Testing
5 6 (50.00%) BDD
6 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 5 (41.67%) JIRA
6 5 (41.67%) JMeter
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) ISEB
7 4 (33.33%) QA
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
8 3 (25.00%) Use Case
8 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
8 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (25.00%) User Stories
8 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (41.67%) Bugzilla
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration Test Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Migration Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Data Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Web Automation Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) System Testing
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center