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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 68 43 71
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 32 54 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.56% 4.72% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 6.09% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 18
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
1012 886 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 81.02% 77.38% 76.15%
Number of salaries quoted 853 794 761
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
(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
Newport -3 13 £31,500 +8.62% 2
Cardiff -27 13 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Bridgend - 5 £23,000 -
Torfaen -11 2 £33,500 -16.25%
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Finance
3 22 (37.93%) ISEB
4 20 (34.48%) Degree
5 19 (32.76%) SQL
6 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 16 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (25.86%) Scrum
8 14 (24.14%) Cucumber
9 13 (22.41%) Java
10 12 (20.69%) SOAP
10 12 (20.69%) XML
10 12 (20.69%) TDD
11 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.24%) Selenium
12 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
12 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
12 10 (17.24%) V-Model
12 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
13 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
13 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
13 9 (15.52%) .NET
13 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
14 8 (13.79%) C++
14 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
14 8 (13.79%) BDD
14 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
15 7 (12.07%) User Stories

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (10.34%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) Informix
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Cucumber
2 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.24%) Selenium
3 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
4 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (12.07%) JIRA
4 7 (12.07%) JUnit
5 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.62%) JMeter
7 4 (6.90%) ClearQuest
8 3 (5.17%) Maven
8 3 (5.17%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.72%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Military
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Analyst
2 31 (53.45%) Test Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Junior Test Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) QA Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Junior
6 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (6.90%) CRM Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Automated Tester
8 1 (1.72%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) SOAP
1 12 (20.69%) XML
2 9 (15.52%) .NET
3 5 (8.62%) Web Services
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) jQuery
4 4 (6.90%) REST
4 4 (6.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
1 6 (10.34%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Android
1 7 (12.07%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (25.86%) Scrum
4 12 (20.69%) TDD
5 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
5 10 (17.24%) V-Model
6 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
7 8 (13.79%) BDD
7 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
8 7 (12.07%) User Stories
9 6 (10.34%) Bug Management
9 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.34%) Product Management
9 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) Quality Management
10 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 13 (22.41%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) C++
5 7 (12.07%) Objective-C
6 6 (10.34%) Korn
6 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.34%) Perl
7 4 (6.90%) C#
8 2 (3.45%) C
9 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) ISEB
2 20 (34.48%) Degree
3 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
4 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) HP
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Cognos
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago