The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 54 82
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 38 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.83% 3.78% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 4.58% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 7
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% +23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,300 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
965 829 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.42% 82.41% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 833 701 718
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
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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 -14 11 £42,500 +41.66%
Bridgend +1 3 £18,000 -52.00%
Newport -14 2 £28,000 -27.27%
Caerphilly - 1 £41,500 -
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
3 10 (32.26%) Degree
3 10 (32.26%) QA
3 10 (32.26%) Manual Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.81%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) ISEB
5 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Selenium
6 7 (22.58%) BDD
6 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) C++
7 6 (19.35%) JUnit
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) Objective-C
7 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
7 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
7 6 (19.35%) Android
7 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Informix
2 4 (12.90%) Data Mining
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
2 7 (22.58%) Selenium
3 6 (19.35%) JUnit
3 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.45%) JMeter
6 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (3.23%) Toad
7 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Junior
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) REST
3 4 (12.90%) SOAP
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Android
2 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Manual Testing
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Scrum
3 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
4 7 (22.58%) BDD
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Bug Management
6 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Product Management
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.68%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) Objective-C
4 6 (19.35%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) Korn
5 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 5 (16.13%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) C
7 1 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos
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