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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 83 41
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -42
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 39 7 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.84% 0.68% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 0.92% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 48
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
822 765 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.99% 74.42% 70.31%
Number of salaries quoted 691 692 589
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,772 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +25 22 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Newport - 8 £38,500 - 3
Bridgend +1 4 £37,500 +82.92%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £70,000 -
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (48.44%) ISEB
2 29 (45.31%) Finance
3 20 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 19 (29.69%) Automated Testing
4 19 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (29.69%) Test Strategy
5 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (21.88%) Software Testing
7 11 (17.19%) SQL
7 11 (17.19%) XML
8 10 (15.63%) QA
9 9 (14.06%) Oracle
10 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Scrum
10 8 (12.50%) System Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.94%) SoapUI
11 7 (10.94%) Selenium
11 7 (10.94%) Degree
11 7 (10.94%) Java
11 7 (10.94%) IBM
11 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
12 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.81%) MS Office
13 5 (7.81%) ITIL
13 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
13 5 (7.81%) Advertising
13 5 (7.81%) Validation
13 5 (7.81%) JIRA
13 5 (7.81%) Information Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (7.81%) MS Office
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.13%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.13%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
1 2 (3.13%) SSL
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) SoapUI
1 7 (10.94%) Selenium
1 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.81%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 4 (6.25%) CruiseControl
3 4 (6.25%) Maven
3 4 (6.25%) Ant
3 4 (6.25%) JUnit
4 3 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.69%) JBehave
5 2 (3.13%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.13%) Hudson
5 2 (3.13%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.13%) Subversion
5 2 (3.13%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Advertising
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Analyst
2 37 (57.81%) Test Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Test Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Automation Team Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Automated Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Automated Test Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) JSON
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Statistics
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
1 3 (4.69%) CentOS
2 2 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Automated Testing
1 19 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
1 19 (29.69%) Test Strategy
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.88%) Software Testing
4 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 8 (12.50%) Scrum
4 8 (12.50%) System Testing
5 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.81%) ITIL
6 5 (7.81%) Validation
6 5 (7.81%) Information Management
6 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Manual Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Automation Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) Java
3 4 (6.25%) Groovy
4 2 (3.13%) XPath
4 2 (3.13%) XQuery
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) VBScript
4 2 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) ABAP
5 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) ISEB
2 20 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.94%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) IBM
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.69%) T-Plan
5 2 (3.13%) JDA
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
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