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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 86 58 80
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.90% 2.17% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.72% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 7
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,213
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £24,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £56,000 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
981 662 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.48% 79.95% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 850 553 629
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Cardiff -23 7 £31,250 +20.19% 2
Torfaen - 3 £25,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £17,500 -
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (44.44%) ISEB
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) QA
4 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (18.52%) MySQL
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Informix
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) Advertising
7 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Marketing
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Selenium
7 5 (18.52%) PaaS
7 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
7 5 (18.52%) Big Data
7 5 (18.52%) Mobile Marketing
7 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Informix
2 5 (18.52%) Big Data
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
1 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
3 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) MSTest
3 1 (3.70%) Mocha
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Advertising
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Data Entry
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) VCP4
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.70%) T-Plan
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago