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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 66 55 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +35
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 44 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.87% 3.63% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 4.52% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 8
Median salary £31,500 £32,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.81% +9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
679 973 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 84.45% 80.21% 82.60%
Number of salaries quoted 591 839 873
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -6 6 £34,500 +18.96%
Newport +1 5 £30,500 -24.22%
Torfaen +3 2 - -
Bridgend - 1 £25,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Finance
3 17 (36.96%) Waterfall
4 16 (34.78%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) ISEB
5 15 (32.61%) Selenium
6 14 (30.43%) QA
6 14 (30.43%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
7 11 (23.91%) Advertising
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.74%) ITIL
8 10 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (21.74%) TDD
9 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
9 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
9 9 (19.57%) .NET
10 8 (17.39%) MS Office
10 8 (17.39%) Validation
10 8 (17.39%) iSeries
10 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
10 8 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
11 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
11 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Scrum
11 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
12 6 (13.04%) Java
12 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (17.39%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Selenium
2 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.17%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.17%) JMeter
4 1 (2.17%) MSTest
4 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Toad
4 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Advertising
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Games
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Analyst
2 20 (43.48%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Applications Support
4 8 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Tester
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) Programme Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (8.70%) WCF
4 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) iSeries
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Fintech
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Waterfall
3 14 (30.43%) Software Testing
4 10 (21.74%) ITIL
4 10 (21.74%) TDD
5 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
5 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
6 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
6 8 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (17.39%) Validation
7 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Defect Management
10 4 (8.70%) Functional Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) ISEB
2 10 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) IBM
2 4 (8.70%) TOWER Software
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Sage