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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 32 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.97% 1.69% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 2.13% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 6
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,750 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
817 939 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.93% 79.24% 73.29%
Number of salaries quoted 718 839 613
Average salary £36,000 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 22 September 2014. 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 +6 23 £30,000 -0.82% 1
Torfaen -5 3 £30,500 -1.61%
Newport +14 1 £30,500 +10.90% 1
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (46.67%) Automated Testing
2 40 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 37 (41.11%) ISEB
4 30 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 30 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 27 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (27.78%) JIRA
7 22 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (24.44%) VirtualBox
7 22 (24.44%) T-Plan
8 21 (23.33%) SQL
9 20 (22.22%) Finance
10 17 (18.89%) Java
10 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
11 15 (16.67%) Performance Testing
11 15 (16.67%) Oracle
12 14 (15.56%) TDD
12 14 (15.56%) Selenium
13 13 (14.44%) Scrum
14 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.22%) Groovy
14 11 (12.22%) SoapUI
14 11 (12.22%) BDD
14 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (11.11%) Jenkins
15 10 (11.11%) QA
15 10 (11.11%) MS Office
15 10 (11.11%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Office
2 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.56%) MS Project
3 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.22%) SSL
2 2 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (27.78%) JIRA
2 14 (15.56%) Selenium
3 11 (12.22%) SoapUI
4 10 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.00%) JUnit
6 7 (7.78%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.67%) Maven
8 5 (5.56%) ClearQuest
8 5 (5.56%) Ant
8 5 (5.56%) CruiseControl
9 3 (3.33%) JBehave
9 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.33%) eggPlant
10 2 (2.22%) Hudson
10 2 (2.22%) Gerrit
10 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.22%) Subversion
11 1 (1.11%) WATIR
11 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.33%) Advertising
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (68.89%) Analyst
2 46 (51.11%) Test Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (21.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 17 (18.89%) Test Engineer
6 12 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 11 (12.22%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (11.11%) Tester
9 9 (10.00%) Business Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Senior Tester
11 6 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
12 5 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 5 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
13 4 (4.44%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
14 3 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
15 2 (2.22%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 2 (2.22%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) Web Services
2 8 (8.89%) .NET
3 5 (5.56%) SOAP
4 3 (3.33%) XML
4 3 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) JSON
5 2 (2.22%) HTML
6 1 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.22%) DTV
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.67%) Automated Testing
2 40 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 30 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 27 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
8 15 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 14 (15.56%) TDD
10 13 (14.44%) Scrum
11 11 (12.22%) BDD
12 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.89%) Data Entry
13 8 (8.89%) Security Testing
14 7 (7.78%) Regression Testing
15 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
15 6 (6.67%) Workflow
15 6 (6.67%) Validation
15 6 (6.67%) SOA
16 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.33%) SQL
2 17 (18.89%) Java
3 11 (12.22%) Groovy
4 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.22%) Korn
5 2 (2.22%) XPath
5 2 (2.22%) Perl
5 2 (2.22%) XQuery
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (41.11%) ISEB
2 30 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.78%) Degree
5 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) T-Plan
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.22%) JDA
5 1 (1.11%) HP
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