The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 54 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.72% 1.92% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 2.62% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 54 19 18
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
856 803 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 74.89% 73.40% 72.95%
Number of salaries quoted 769 713 547
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in South Wales

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in South Wales

Test Scripting
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Cardiff +11 35 £30,000 -0.82% 4
Torfaen +4 8 £40,000 +31.14%
Newport +6 7 £29,000 +5.45%
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 38 (40.86%) Automated Testing
2 35 (37.63%) ISEB
3 33 (35.48%) Test Strategy
4 29 (31.18%) Software Testing
4 29 (31.18%) ISTQB
5 25 (26.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (24.73%) Finance
7 22 (23.66%) SQL
8 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (20.43%) JIRA
10 17 (18.28%) Oracle
11 16 (17.20%) Java
11 16 (17.20%) VirtualBox
11 16 (17.20%) T-Plan
12 14 (15.05%) Scrum
13 12 (12.90%) TDD
13 12 (12.90%) Selenium
13 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
14 11 (11.83%) Groovy
14 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
14 11 (11.83%) QA
14 11 (11.83%) SoapUI
14 11 (11.83%) BDD
14 11 (11.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (10.75%) System Testing
15 10 (10.75%) Jenkins
15 10 (10.75%) Data Entry
16 9 (9.68%) JUnit
16 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (8.60%) MS Office

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Office
2 5 (5.38%) MS Project
3 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) JIRA
2 12 (12.90%) Selenium
3 11 (11.83%) SoapUI
4 10 (10.75%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.68%) JUnit
6 6 (6.45%) Maven
6 6 (6.45%) ClearQuest
6 6 (6.45%) WebDriver
7 5 (5.38%) Ant
7 5 (5.38%) CruiseControl
8 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.23%) eggPlant
8 3 (3.23%) JBehave
9 2 (2.15%) Subversion
9 2 (2.15%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (2.15%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.15%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.15%) Hudson
9 2 (2.15%) Gerrit
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Welsh Language
3 4 (4.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (67.74%) Analyst
2 44 (47.31%) Test Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (16.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 13 (13.98%) Test Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Support Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Tester
7 9 (9.68%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Tester
9 6 (6.45%) Test Manager
10 5 (5.38%) Applications Support
10 5 (5.38%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Technical Test Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
12 3 (3.23%) Test Leader
13 2 (2.15%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) Web Services
2 5 (5.38%) SOAP
2 5 (5.38%) .NET
3 4 (4.30%) XML
4 3 (3.23%) REST
5 2 (2.15%) JSON
5 2 (2.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.15%) Statistics
4 2 (2.15%) DTV
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Android
1 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) Automated Testing
2 33 (35.48%) Test Strategy
3 29 (31.18%) Software Testing
4 25 (26.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.05%) Scrum
7 12 (12.90%) TDD
8 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.83%) BDD
9 10 (10.75%) System Testing
9 10 (10.75%) Data Entry
10 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.53%) Validation
11 7 (7.53%) Regression Testing
11 7 (7.53%) Performance Testing
12 6 (6.45%) Workflow
12 6 (6.45%) SOA
13 5 (5.38%) ITIL
13 5 (5.38%) Data Analysis
13 5 (5.38%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) Java
3 11 (11.83%) Groovy
4 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) Korn
5 2 (2.15%) XPath
5 2 (2.15%) XQuery
5 2 (2.15%) Perl
5 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) ABAP
6 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (37.63%) ISEB
2 29 (31.18%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.45%) Degree
5 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle
2 16 (17.20%) T-Plan
3 4 (4.30%) IBM
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.15%) JDA
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) HP
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 13 days ago