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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 56 91 66
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 39 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.44% 0.51% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 0.62% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 33 6 15
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £41,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
898 972 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.12% 81.96% 84.13%
Number of salaries quoted 779 850 635
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +21 23 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Torfaen +11 14 £37,500 -
Newport - 1 £30,500 -
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 63 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (56.63%) ISEB
3 34 (40.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (36.14%) SQL
5 26 (31.33%) Finance
5 26 (31.33%) SDLC
6 24 (28.92%) ISTQB
7 23 (27.71%) Waterfall
8 22 (26.51%) QA
8 22 (26.51%) Scrum
9 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
10 18 (21.69%) SOAP
10 18 (21.69%) Automated Testing
11 14 (16.87%) Software Testing
11 14 (16.87%) SoapUI
11 14 (16.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (15.66%) MS Office
12 13 (15.66%) Oracle
13 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
13 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.25%) Linux
14 11 (13.25%) Degree
14 11 (13.25%) Manual Testing
15 10 (12.05%) Unix
15 10 (12.05%) Web Services
15 10 (12.05%) User Stories
16 8 (9.64%) Functional Testing
16 8 (9.64%) UML
16 8 (9.64%) BPR
16 8 (9.64%) Selenium

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (3.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Office
2 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Big Data
2 6 (7.23%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) SoapUI
2 8 (9.64%) Selenium
3 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.82%) ClearQuest
5 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.61%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.41%) JMeter
6 2 (2.41%) JUnit
6 2 (2.41%) NUnit
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Advertising
3 6 (7.23%) Marketing
3 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (89.16%) Analyst
2 52 (62.65%) Test Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) Business Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Automation Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Software Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Web Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Web Test Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Development DBA
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) SOAP
2 10 (12.05%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) XML
4 5 (6.02%) REST
5 1 (1.20%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) AS400
3 2 (2.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) Unix
3 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.96%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (31.33%) SDLC
4 23 (27.71%) Waterfall
5 22 (26.51%) Scrum
6 18 (21.69%) Automated Testing
7 14 (16.87%) Software Testing
8 11 (13.25%) Manual Testing
9 10 (12.05%) User Stories
10 8 (9.64%) BPR
10 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.64%) Functional Testing
10 8 (9.64%) UML
11 7 (8.43%) Data Modelling
11 7 (8.43%) Defect Management
11 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.23%) Mobile Marketing
13 5 (6.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) C
2 1 (1.20%) C++
2 1 (1.20%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.20%) Python
2 1 (1.20%) Ruby
2 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (56.63%) ISEB
2 24 (28.92%) ISTQB
3 14 (16.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (13.25%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.51%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) IBM
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