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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 87 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.77% 2.65% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 3.27% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 8
Average salary £37,500 £36,282 £27,213
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.35% +33.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,900 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £56,500 £30,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
927 734 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.23% 80.93% 71.92%
Number of salaries quoted 826 640 575
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 £29,015 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 January 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 January 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
Torfaen -7 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Cardiff -14 1 £32,500 -1.51%
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (54.55%) ISEB
2 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
2 13 (39.39%) Test Strategy
3 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
3 10 (30.30%) QA
3 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (24.24%) JIRA
5 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) VirtualBox
7 6 (18.18%) T-Plan
7 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
8 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Marketing
8 5 (15.15%) Big Data
8 5 (15.15%) Mobile Marketing
8 5 (15.15%) PaaS
8 5 (15.15%) Advertising
8 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) MySQL
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Informix

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) Informix
1 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.03%) MSTest
5 1 (3.03%) Mocha
5 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
5 1 (3.03%) TestLink
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) WATIR
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Advertising
2 5 (15.15%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Welsh Language
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 17 (51.52%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) DOM
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) DTV
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
1 13 (39.39%) Test Strategy
2 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Mobile Marketing
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Data Entry
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL
9 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) Korn
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) T-Plan
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
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